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Bridge Brew Ale - Bridge Brew Works LLC

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Bridge Brew Ale
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86
very good

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 5.9%
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 Treyliff:
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

11-13-2012 02:05:09 | More by Treyliff
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caahare

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-26-2014 23:43:02 | More by caahare
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

06-02-2014 20:51:52 | More by xJMFCx
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jburd19

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

02-20-2014 03:47:11 | More by jburd19
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WVUbrew

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-25-2014 00:37:20 | More by WVUbrew
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mattsmith413

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

01-09-2014 18:46:54 | More by mattsmith413
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev -3.6%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

12-02-2013 03:07:22 | More by Cylinsier
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Buck6196

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

12-27-2012 15:55:01 | More by Buck6196
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TaylorK

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-14-2012 00:07:21 | More by TaylorK
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erlenmeyer

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

06-03-2012 20:02:02 | More by erlenmeyer
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SmellsLikePoor

West Virginia

4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

04-11-2012 01:06:56 | More by SmellsLikePoor
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HillbillyBike

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-22-2012 05:18:46 | More by HillbillyBike
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

08-24-2010 23:11:05 | More by Gavage
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JamesS

Indiana

3.9/5  rDev 0%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

04-23-2010 13:20:46 | More by JamesS
Bridge Brew Ale from Bridge Brew Works LLC
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