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LunaSea ESB - Empyrean Brewing Company

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108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Empyrean Brewing Company visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Extra Special Bitter is our homage to the best of English beers. Brewed with imported English malts for a bold, caramel-sweet, yet crisp ale. Brewed with English and American grown barley and American hops.

31 IBU

(Beer added by: PhantomVodoo on 10-05-2002)
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Sampling right now on 5/29/14. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a 'Empyrean Brewing Co." pint glass. LOT the artwork on this bottle and is updated from what the picture shows on here.

Pours a copper-amber in color with a good 3/4 finger off-white head. A good amount of spotty lacing is seen with each sip. The aroma is of some caramel and hops for the most part. The taste is about the same with some spice in it as well. A slight 'hoppy' finish is noted but doesn't linger. Typical of the 'ESB' style beers

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LunaSea ESB from Empyrean Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.