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Redhook ESB - Redhook Ale Brewery

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1,641 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,641
Reviews: 817
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 15
Gots: 61 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed in the style of a traditional British ESB (Extra Special Bitter), we’ve been making ESB continuously since 1987, and it’s now the benchmark for the Amber beer category. Despite having “bitter” in its name, Redhook ESB is really not that bitter at all. This brew is all about the balance of caramel malt sweetness completed by spicy, citrusy hops.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001)
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KTCamm

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3.63/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours darker yellow, good carbination.

S: Not much to speak about, some hops, but very light.

T: Slight citrus, some malt, good finish.

M: Noticed the carbination, flavorful as held in the mouth.

D: Goes down easy, I could easily knock back a few of these and not notice.

Overall I think this is a very tasty beer. Certainly not extraordinary, but a solid ESB.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2009 00:19:24 | More by KTCamm
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Redhook ESB from Redhook Ale Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,641 ratings.