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471 ESB - Breckenridge Brewery

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83
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181 Ratings
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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Style is Scottish Ale according to brewers website.

(Beer added by: Bierguy5 on 03-25-2007)
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AndoBrew

Georgia

2.3/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

*did not like would not buy*

app: dark copper brown small pissy white head

smell: hops in the nose. almost smellin like an ipa. SOME underline malts, not many though. kinda boaring and simple

taste: WHAT? tatse is an ipa as well, . .. is this watered down 471 dipa?? mostly hops in the mouth, not much malt. the malt that is there is weak and overpowered, the hops are full of grapfruit back of the mouth acid. small chewy fruit taste up front, then a dry grain flavor in the back.. its not bad, just seems like an ipa, thats all. its to acidic and not balanced well at all.

mf: fine, maybe to carbonated.

drinkable??: eh, kinda. just dont read the lable. it is to hop hopped to be very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2008 20:58:20 | More by AndoBrew
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Darker head that settles out and leaves lacing. Nice brown with reddish highlights.
Nice mix of hops and malts. Really quite complex and interesting, but certainly British in it's presentation. I like the earthy and spicy qualities of the hops. Firm malting with hints of sweetness and roast adds a nice touch of complexity. Alcohol more background in flavor, but I'm sure it's interwoven in all that is going on.
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I guess I like this more than the average number. I find it interesting and it drinks smaller than it's actual size.

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A: Pours a dark brown hue with a thin white head that quickly dissipates leaving a good trail and semi wispy lace.

S: Sweet caramel malt aroma.

T: Smooth caramel malty flavors that finishes on the dry side.

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471 ESB from Breckenridge Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.