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Santiam Spitfire ESB - Santiam Brewing Company

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Santiam Spitfire ESB
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 34.5%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Santiam Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: Reidrover on 09-03-2012)
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4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jul 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

atpca, Jul 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

leftoverburrito, May 09, 2013
Photo of Spikester
3.85/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Clear amber with a cream colored head. No lacings. Smell is bready. Taste is big malts with a touch of bitter English hops. I have seen the abv. listed as 5.5, 6.0, and 6.2. I think this version is 6.2%. Mouthfeel is fine for the style could use more carbonation. Overall too much malt and alcohol. The ratio of hops to malt is fine just needs to be dialed down to a 5 to 5.5% abv. to be just right for an ESB. I guess over all I would rather have it in it's present version than not at all. ESB's are hard to find in the Craft beer community.

Spikester, Dec 07, 2012
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1/5  rDev -70.8%

porkchopexpress, Sep 06, 2012
Photo of Reidrover
3.9/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint glass poured from a growler poured today at the brewhouse. $12 Classic good looks to this dark amber beer with a nice thick eggshell white head. pretty malt driven aroma..bready,caramel little nutty Taste is more substantial with all of the above plus a nice English hop profile at the back of the mouth..some tobacco//nice Good mouthfeel very understated and to style as far as carbonation. Nice ESB will be back for more

Reidrover, Sep 03, 2012
Santiam Spitfire ESB from Santiam Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.