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Bridge Brew Ale - Bridge Brew Works LLC

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Bridge Brew Ale
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87
very good

15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 7.83%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bridge Brew Works LLC visit their website
West Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.56% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An English style amber ale with moderate bitterness matching its malty profile. Scottish malt and English hops are featured.

(Beer added by: JamesS on 04-23-2010)
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Reviews by Buck6196:
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Buck6196, Dec 27, 2012
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Photo of Treyliff
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Pies & Pints Fayetteville.

A- pours a dark chestnut brown with some ruby hues, creamy two finger light tan head with great retention and lacing.

S- toasted malts with a bit of dark fruit, not much else, fairly subdued

T- rich and malty with notes of cocoa, caramel, and some smokiness. Balanced well with a sharp hop bitterness, finishes slightly dry with a hop linger.

M- medium body with light-medium carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and finish

O- this one is full of flavor and well balanced, would serve well as a session brew.

Treyliff, Nov 13, 2012
Photo of mattsmith413
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

mattsmith413, Jan 09, 2014
Photo of TaylorK
4/5  rDev +1%

TaylorK, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of Gavage
3.95/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: clear amber in color with a 1" head that slowly falls to some spotty surface bubbles.

Smell: fruit sweetness is all you could detect.

Taste: caramel, ripe red apple sweetness, and a moderate bitterness create a nice flavor profile. A bready flavor shows up late.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Smooth from start to finish. Very mild and short-lived aftertaste.

Drinkability: another easy drinking beer from the brewery. Definite sessionable beer.

Gavage, Aug 25, 2010
Photo of Cylinsier
3.76/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tap

Pours a deep clear dark brown with a fine, pillowy off-white head.

Smells lightly of nuts and biscuits with some brown sugar malt.

Flavor is of brown sugar malts with a bit of toasty underbelly and a nutty hop bitterness.

Medium to light body with a creamy carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

A pretty good ESB with nice flavor. Very drinkable and worth trying.

Cylinsier, Dec 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

erlenmeyer, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of SmellsLikePoor
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured in draft into a pint glass. Color is a transparent brown with a two finger head that slowly disappears.

Aroma: The aroma isn't that strong, but that's expected from a bitter. The bouquet included tons of caramel, malt, and a berry-like note.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and finishes fairly wet.

Taste: I noticed tons of caramel that sticks through the entire sip with some bitterness half way through. Not all that much going on, but boy is this a solid brew. I could definitely drink this all night.

Overall: This is pretty damn impressive for a bitter! I just wish this was released in a bottle.

SmellsLikePoor, Apr 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

spedprof, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of JamesS
3.9/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(On tap at Star City VFD Brew Fest '10)

Poured a nice mid-copper color with a bit of head and a bit of lacing. Nice light scent, nice maltiness with a nice hint of hops to it. Good taste, a nice Enlgish hop profile (Kent Goldings?) that start smoothly and have a nice aftertaste that lingers just slightly; good malt backbone that keeps it drinkable, with a slightly biscuity flavor. Goes down very well, a very nice ESB.

JamesS, Apr 23, 2010
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4/5  rDev +1%

HillbillyBike, Jan 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

jburd19, Feb 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

xJMFCx, Jun 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

WVUbrew, Jan 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

caahare, Jun 27, 2014
Bridge Brew Ale from Bridge Brew Works LLC
87 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.