1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

English Special Bitter - Rapp Brewing Company

Not Rated.
English Special Bitter
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
-
no score

7 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 7
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 7.39%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rapp Brewing Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Lare453 on 02-23-2014)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 7 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by ninaturner:
Photo of ninaturner
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

ninaturner, Apr 20, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of papajohn56
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

papajohn56, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of panamaniac
3.51/5  rDev -7.4%

Run of the mill ESB in my opinion their english bitter is better, overall it meets all the requirements of the style as I know it but nothing really makes me say let me get a growler of that!, Good if you happen to stumble into it, but not worth seeking out.

panamaniac, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of brentk56
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Appearance: Arrives with an amber color capped by a decent head; very good retention and plenty of lacing

Smell: Tea, stone fruit and earthy hop tones

Taste: Tea and stone fruit, up front, with an earthy tobacco flavor developing in the middle; dry, bitter and leathery finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A style that is rarely seen these days; if more brewers brewed it like this it would be brewed more frequently

brentk56, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of markgugs
4/5  rDev +5.5%

markgugs, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of beernads
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

beernads, Apr 15, 2014
Photo of GuttaMane138
4/5  rDev +5.5%

GuttaMane138, Mar 09, 2014
English Special Bitter from Rapp Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.