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14'ER ESB - Avery Brewing Company

Not Rated.
14'ER ESB14'ER ESB

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BA SCORE
81
good

324 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 324
Reviews: 277
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.13% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 10-05-1999)
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Reviews by GreenWBush:
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GreenWBush

Oregon

2.35/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Avery is fucking taking over Indiana. I can't go anywhere without seeing the IPA, this ESB, the White Rascal Wit, and annoyingly, The Czar and The Reverend. I really love the SNPA-on-crack characteristic of the IPA, so I figured i'd be set with the ESB as well. Characteristic of Avery, this sixer cost me a full $10.

The beer pours copper into the glass, but by the end of the beer you are looking down into a creepy florescent yellow in your glass. Not pretty. A great lacing which i've found to be characteristic of this brewery. Poofy, sticky head.

The nose is all bready and doughy without the apple-ly yeast tones I love so much in true English ESBs. The hoppiness which worked so well in the IPA comes off plastic-y and forced here. Something medicinal working in the background as well.

The taste and mouthfeel are horribly gooey and gummy. I swear to god, while i'm drinking this brew all I can really describe it as is drinking malt extract while sucking on some corroded pennies. A total rip-off compared to the much-superior IPA.

Gave away the rest of the six pack.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2004 23:36:48 | More by GreenWBush
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14'ER ESB from Avery Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 324 ratings.