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Redhook ESB - Redhook Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,845 Ratings
THE BROS
73
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Ratings: 1,845
Reviews: 828
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 21
Gots: 155 | 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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3.36/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.38/5  rDev -0.9%

Pours a deep amber color with little head to it. The smell is full of hops in the beginning and then mellowing out into a sweeter scent. The taste was very good I thought with all of the notes being balanced very well to make a smooth beer. Not bad.

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sweet fruity aroma,
Bready, toasted malts, sweet Carmel, mild bitterness.
Good carbonation. Soft mouthfeel.

A nice pale ale.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

Smooth and crisp, nice bitter in after taste

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Redhook ESB from Redhook Ale Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,845 ratings.