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13 Rebels ESB - French Broad Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
80
good

174 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 174
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 4
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
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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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-17-2013 00:32:20 | More by ScubaSteve00
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

12-15-2013 13:47:15 | More by zeff80
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Mojo

Alabama

3.9/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22 ounce bomber poured into a snifter

A - Medium gold pour with an initial one finger head, ZERO retention, ZERO lacing.

S - very weak nose, mostly floral and bread

T - caramel malt with a tangy and spicy twist and a big bitter finish (although the stated IBU of 142 is laughable)

M - adequate with a bit of an aftertaste

O - Taste is not bad, but otherwise unremarkable.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 23:09:48 | More by Mojo
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15%

11-29-2013 20:35:55 | More by ZEB89
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

11-22-2013 03:05:23 | More by JoninVT
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North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-10-2013 05:47:01 | More by Nick_RobertsM3
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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

10-24-2013 18:12:35 | More by tfsimpkins
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BigAlofOrion

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

10-17-2013 03:59:07 | More by BigAlofOrion
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CottomanEmpire

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

10-12-2013 11:14:22 | More by CottomanEmpire
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baklo

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

09-29-2013 12:36:55 | More by baklo
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ImpactDan

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

09-23-2013 00:36:10 | More by ImpactDan
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

08-18-2013 04:23:50 | More by WDJersey
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

07-30-2013 22:23:19 | More by buckyp
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sonofliberty2

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

07-23-2013 15:09:26 | More by sonofliberty2
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awr84

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

07-17-2013 21:08:13 | More by awr84
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BeerZack

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +13.3%

07-16-2013 05:30:51 | More by BeerZack
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +13.3%

07-10-2013 02:38:46 | More by pathman
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

07-08-2013 22:25:29 | More by kylehay2004
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claspada

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +13.3%

07-02-2013 23:06:50 | More by claspada
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-19-2013 00:31:55 | More by Evoforen
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-28-2013 01:08:00 | More by Rifugium
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jpro

South Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz bomber poured into a mug...

A: light copper; light beige, pinky-width head; thin retention leaves a few strands of lace; looks pretty good. *there may be an error on the label... 142 IBUs?!

S: toasted malt; nutty; bready; typical ESB aroma.

T: bready malt flavor; peanut skin; crusty; somewhat abrasive hop finish.

M: pretty average feel.

O: not bad overall; kind of a hoppier Fat Tire (but not at 142 IBUs); a nice traditional ale to throw back.

*from notes 5-13-13

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 16:00:20 | More by jpro
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Dave1999

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-14-2013 00:04:10 | More by Dave1999
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NoCurse2012

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -15%

04-11-2013 00:26:19 | More by NoCurse2012
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GPHarris

Alabama

3.96/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a one finger thick off-white and billowy head into a snifter that left good lacing throughout. the body was a bright copper.
s - caramel and toasted bread.
t - caramel, bread, toffee, spicy and grassy hops.
m - creamy and medium mouthfeel.
o - one of my favorite ESBs and i think this is FB's best beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2013 18:28:26 | More by GPHarris
13 Rebels ESB from French Broad Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 174 ratings.