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13 Rebels ESB - French Broad Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

166 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 11.05%


Brewed by:
French Broad Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierguy5 on 05-18-2004)
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Reviews by n00tz:
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n00tz

Georgia

3.7/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz. bomber poured into a tall stein.

A - Dark Amber body, lightly carbonated, thin beige head without lacing.

S - Florals and bread, malted sugars. Smells good!

T - Huge malted flavoring introduces a quick bread then a finish with softer sweetened piney hops.

M - Light body, steady carb on the tongue, and a malted hops that sticks with the palate.

D - moar plox. very enjoyable E.S.B. hits the style on a sweet note. worth sharing.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2009 22:31:24 | More by n00tz
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S- Very citrusy to the nose, nothing else much...

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M- Light, the taste did not last very long but the little bit of coating I did get was nice, earthy feeling.

O- I will be trying the rest of what French Broad has to offer. The regular IPA was twice, if not more-so, as bitter as the 13 Rebels so it begs the question what has French Broad done with the rest of their brews? For the record, though, I would buy this again for sure.

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13 Rebels ESB from French Broad Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 166 ratings.