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!

14'ER ESB - Avery Brewing Company

Not Rated.
14'ER ESB14'ER ESB

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 324 | Reviews: 277 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by alehopman:
Photo of alehopman
alehopman

Wisconsin

2.33/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Deep gold color, unlike alot of ESB's I've tasted which are more on the amber side. High carbonation, 2 finger head which collapsed only slightly in nonic glass. Smell is very honeyish/sweet. I understand the hops in this one to be Fuggles (one of my faves) and Buillion, a seldom - used hop. The taste is simply off-putting at the very least. English Bitter is my style but this one misses the mark big time. Bitter is one thing but harsh is another. It seems an almost vegetal flavor quickly overcomes the initial sweetness through in the middle and in the finish. Virtually no Fuggles aroma or flavor in this one. I think the Buillion won out and this makes this ESB a looser. One of the worst ESB's out there IMHO.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2008 17:18:17 | More by alehopman
More User Reviews:
Photo of dmadsen
dmadsen

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-02-2014 03:42:08 | More by dmadsen
Photo of maxsound
maxsound

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-27-2014 01:07:34 | More by maxsound
Photo of Rhettroactive
Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-10-2014 01:39:12 | More by Rhettroactive
Photo of wrightst
wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +11.7%

06-06-2014 02:39:09 | More by wrightst
Photo of qcbrewer
qcbrewer

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

06-03-2014 01:31:34 | More by qcbrewer
Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
EnojysAnyBeer

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

06-02-2014 02:17:40 | More by EnojysAnyBeer
Photo of MarkyMOD
MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-20-2014 01:08:09 | More by MarkyMOD
Photo of afsdan
afsdan

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-04-2014 04:09:42 | More by afsdan
Photo of buzzy
buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-07-2014 22:32:40 | More by buzzy
Photo of rorjets
rorjets

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

12-06-2013 03:56:17 | More by rorjets
Photo of jaydoc
jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-20-2013 14:50:06 | More by jaydoc
Photo of BillRoth
BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

10-16-2013 03:11:32 | More by BillRoth
Photo of famous_mortimur
famous_mortimur

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-27-2013 04:22:40 | More by famous_mortimur
Photo of coldmeat23
coldmeat23

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

09-15-2013 23:31:34 | More by coldmeat23
Photo of WOLFGANG
WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-05-2013 20:36:44 | More by WOLFGANG
Photo of dgherm
dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

07-05-2013 18:11:14 | More by dgherm
Photo of jaxon53
jaxon53

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

06-24-2013 08:48:06 | More by jaxon53
Photo of Slatetank
Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-15-2013 18:41:33 | More by Slatetank
Photo of dalepryor
dalepryor

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

05-08-2013 04:40:34 | More by dalepryor
Photo of KevinGordon
KevinGordon

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -44.1%

04-09-2013 13:32:46 | More by KevinGordon
Photo of bulldogg915
bulldogg915

Wyoming

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-03-2013 14:32:56 | More by bulldogg915
Photo of cliff1066
cliff1066

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

12-17-2012 05:04:53 | More by cliff1066
Photo of harpus
harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-15-2012 17:34:06 | More by harpus
Photo of Vinmar
Vinmar

North Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-06-2012 04:18:25 | More by Vinmar
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
14'ER ESB from Avery Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 324 ratings.