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Redhook ESB - Redhook Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
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1,789 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,789
Reviews: 822
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.66%
Wants: 21
Gots: 119 | FT: 1
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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Redhook ESB from Redhook Ale Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,789 ratings.