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E Street Ale - Bold City Brewery

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E Street AleE Street Ale

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BA SCORE
76
okay

14 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 13.31%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bold City Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cjgator3 on 01-28-2009)
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Ratings: 14 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by BrownNut:
Photo of BrownNut
2.25/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - standard gold, quickly dissipating head

S - A number of Bold City's beers have a roasty quality to them, if I'm identifying that flavor component correctly, that I don't like. This one has it in the aroma. Also something slightly sweet, like when you eat Sugar Smacks cereal or sweet coffee and then later smell it in your pee. Speaking of pee, there's also malty, sour undertones of a row of urinals - you know that permanent smell when you walk into a public bathroom in an out of the way place and there are no air fresheners.

T - Sort of like a "normal" macro but with more wet cardboard notes. Not really getting the roasty from the aroma. A nice hint of sweetness and barely-there citric tartness on the tongue in the aftertaste.

M - Nothing notable to say

O - Reads much more like a macro than a micro. So in that respect it's not good beer by craft standards, but it's something you'd drink in quantity with no real problem in a setting such as a ballpark or a pool hall or whatever. It's not bad enough to be distracting if you're used to drinking macros.

BrownNut, Feb 02, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of azorie
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Very copper colored beer, that is clear, no yeast and poured from a growler into a mug it leaves a nice 3 inch head

S: Very bread like, with a sour clove Wang, no hops detected in Smell

T: again with the sour clove taste, its not unpleasant but its strange. dark bread taste, no hops really tasted at all.

M: Very smooth, creamy feel to it as it goes down, no real bad after taste

D: Fairly lite, easy to drink, goes down easy

azorie, Apr 24, 2009
Photo of genogirl
3/5  rDev -7.1%

genogirl, Sep 28, 2012
Photo of twizzbeatz
3/5  rDev -7.1%

twizzbeatz, Dec 21, 2012
Photo of GarthDanielson
2.73/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured on-tap at the Bold City Brewery, the beer was served up in a pint glass. The beer is a lightly hazy orange-gold color with a thin film of off-white head. The nose is slightly sour, with roasted characteristics, but overall muddled. Crisp and sharp in mouth, with an increased carbonation feel to it. There are pale malt flavors, with slightly toasted notes. The aftertaste is slightly sour and fairly sharp, and the finish lingers a bit too long for my personal tastes. Middle of the road brew, but would likely make a good transitional beer for a BMCer.

GarthDanielson, May 25, 2011
Photo of TheDoak
3/5  rDev -7.1%

TheDoak, May 06, 2013
Photo of Petey_the_Quiet
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Petey_the_Quiet, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of lupercmda
3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

lupercmda, May 25, 2013
Photo of Drew966
3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

Drew966, Apr 11, 2013
Photo of peppermo
3.9/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type: Bottle

Poured nicely with a nice color (blonde)

Good aroma. Couldn't quite put my finger onto what it was though.

First taste was fruity at the end but as I continued, the fruitness wore off but I sincerely liked it a lot. Not heavy and very drinkable to what I'm use to.

peppermo, Mar 28, 2011
Photo of Eriktheipaman
3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

Eriktheipaman, May 05, 2012
Photo of kylehay2004
3.73/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is obviously not what it is listed as. Had many times but review after recent beer tasting event from which only a couple beers I had yet to review were available.

A: Cloudy orange-gold body with about a finger of had that rapidly dissipates.

S: Grains and breads. Simple but not too bad.

T: wheats, grains and pale malts with sour fruits and clove notes.

M: medium body with moderate to high carbonation. semi dry finish.

Overall: I actually think this is one of the better beers from this brewers original offerings. Drinkable and nice fuller than expected body for the style.

kylehay2004, Apr 23, 2012
Photo of nickfl
3.38/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours with one finger of white foam that dissipates quickly and leaves little lace. The body is a clear, gold color.

S - A light grainy aroma with just a touch of hops.

T - light malt up front with some grainy notes and little sweetness. The flavor holds steady though to the finish with just a hint of hop bitterness.

M - medium-light body, moderate carbonation and a dry finish.

D - Not bad for what it is, but it is a blonde ale, not an amber. There is very little flavor here and what is present is very light and un offensive. Still, its drinkable and probably a better beer than killer whale.

nickfl, Dec 19, 2010
Photo of KVNBGRY
3/5  rDev -7.1%

KVNBGRY, Aug 01, 2012
E Street Ale from Bold City Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.