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Lake Placid Leaping Cow ESB - Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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51 Ratings
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.16%
Wants: 1
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This traditional English-style ESB balances classic East Kent Goldings hops with sweet, crystal malt, and finishes with American Mosaic hops. Named after a backwoods fence in Essex New York which could only be jumped by some sort of 'leaping cow' - we were hungover, don't ask!

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-30-2014)
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Reviews by dpvatty:
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dpvatty

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -12.5%

06-22-2014 00:05:18 | More by dpvatty
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Dave128

Kentucky

3.23/5  rDev -5.8%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. The bottle has an interesting little story about how it is named after a special cow that could hop over a fence.

A - A moderate pour yields a 1 finger head that dissipates pretty quickly. Color is a darker transparent amber. Laces pretty nicely.

S - I don't get much on the nose. Light hop aroma.

T - Good flavor from the dark malt up front but is quickly taken over by bitter hops. Not much hop flavor.. Mostly bitterness. This beer finishes pretty dry and I can detect a bit of alcohol in the finish.

M - Well carbonated for the style. Perhaps a bit overcarbonated.

O - A drinkable ESB. A bit unbalanced toward the bitter side but a decent example of the style.

07-25-2014 23:43:02 | More by Dave128
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

05-30-2014 02:24:47 | More by whatname
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chrishiker1409

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2%

07-24-2014 00:49:08 | More by chrishiker1409
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Gregvg

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-28-2014 17:02:35 | More by Gregvg
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SPLITGRIN

Kentucky

3.83/5  rDev +11.7%

For an ESB this one is a a bit malty although in a good way. Good balance and a nice mix of rustic malts and balancing hops. Sensationally drinkable. A beer that if I had access to I would buy on a regular basis.

08-24-2014 00:53:47 | More by SPLITGRIN
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TeddyStriker

New York

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

07-06-2014 04:08:23 | More by TeddyStriker
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ChipChaight

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-24-2014 02:02:19 | More by ChipChaight
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Cheld

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

07-06-2014 02:16:07 | More by Cheld
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GreesyFizeek

New York

2.86/5  rDev -16.6%

On tap at Acme Bar and Pizza in Rochester, NY.

Pours a clear copper color, with a half inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Doesn't smell like a whole lot, seems like it might be a little bit of a weak ESB. Some caramel, and grassy hop aromas.

The taste is similar. Just a little bit boring. Slightly grassy, but very muted hop flavors. A bit of watery malt flavor as well.

Light bodied, crisp, but watery mouthfeel, medium amount of carbonation.

Very forgettable, not recognizable as a ESB, no oomph whatsoever.

07-14-2014 01:43:33 | More by GreesyFizeek
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ryanmcd

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +16.6%

06-25-2014 16:44:54 | More by ryanmcd
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civicm87

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

06-24-2014 15:02:55 | More by civicm87
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DoubleMalt

New York

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

05-10-2014 21:22:01 | More by DoubleMalt
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terrysjag

Maryland

4/5  rDev +16.6%

08-08-2014 23:57:39 | More by terrysjag
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Zacemy

New York

3.5/5  rDev +2%

08-19-2014 23:42:06 | More by Zacemy
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Bhamlinmd


3/5  rDev -12.5%

08-06-2014 22:13:29 | More by Bhamlinmd
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TeachChefs

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +16.6%

07-09-2014 03:04:43 | More by TeachChefs
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trebbates

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2%

07-14-2014 01:29:21 | More by trebbates
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DennisDullea

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

07-18-2014 00:13:57 | More by DennisDullea
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smurphy493

New York

4/5  rDev +16.6%

07-29-2014 22:54:30 | More by smurphy493
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-21-2014 23:35:18 | More by jaswilson2
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Conor_Vile


3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

07-03-2014 01:31:05 | More by Conor_Vile
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Lukebell15

Texas

3/5  rDev -12.5%

07-05-2014 01:07:52 | More by Lukebell15
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stomioka

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +2%

06-27-2014 01:32:46 | More by stomioka
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Marvicsin

California

3.68/5  rDev +7.3%

08-16-2014 01:59:08 | More by Marvicsin
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Lake Placid Leaping Cow ESB from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.