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Redhook ESB - Redhook Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,857 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,857
Reviews: 829
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 22
Gots: 169 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001

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
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Simple review for a simple beer(no harm intended). Pours a semi-deep clear golden color with light head and decent lacing. Aroma is slightly malty and bready. Taste is light with some malt and hop bitterness coming through. Overall, carbonation is great but this beer seems a little weak. Weaker than I expected !

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Redhook ESB from Redhook Ale Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,857 ratings.