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Lake Placid Leaping Cow ESB - Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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Lake Placid Leaping Cow ESBLake Placid Leaping Cow ESB

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80
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41 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 12.75%
Wants: 0
Gots: 12 | 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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dpvatty

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -13%

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

4/5  rDev +15.9%

07-29-2014 22:54:30 | More by smurphy493
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hiker1701a

New York

4/5  rDev +15.9%

07-27-2014 23:41:11 | More by hiker1701a
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Dave128

Kentucky

3.23/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2014 23:43:02 | More by Dave128
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chrishiker1409

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

07-24-2014 00:49:08 | More by chrishiker1409
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GFD400

New York

3/5  rDev -13%

07-23-2014 23:13:50 | More by GFD400
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GeoffreyM

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

07-22-2014 18:18:02 | More by GeoffreyM
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The_Gluepig

New York

2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

07-19-2014 23:19:12 | More by The_Gluepig
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DennisDullea

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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smithj4

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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GreesyFizeek

New York

2.86/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: on-tap

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

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New York

3/5  rDev -13%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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Pennsylvania

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New York

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New York

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Maine

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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Texas

3/5  rDev -13%

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Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

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Lake Placid Leaping Cow ESB from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.