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ESB - Black Mesa Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 28
Avg: 3.76
pDev: 26.86%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
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Black Mesa Brewing Co.
Oklahoma, United States | website

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: russpowell on 02-02-2014

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Reviews: 5 | Hads: 28
Reviews by russpowell:
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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First go at this newish local. On tap at McNellies.

Pours dark amber with some clarity. Has a tan froth. Smells of timid malts followed by the hops and light fruits, all subtle and knowing their place. Tastes grainy up front with fruit and hops following and the bitterness eventually taking over at the very back. Some chalk leftovers and light to medium in body. Nothing special here, but I suppose you have to start somewhere.

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Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Weizen glass. L: full two finger head fades slowly. Good lacing. Copper, clear, nice looking beer. S: toffee, barley sugar maltiness. Brown bread toast. T: herbal hops, bread maltiness presents after the bitters fade. F: crisp and dry. A bit more carbonation than necessary. O: Well balanced aroma and taste. Very good beer to enjoy year round. One of my more favorite ESB's.

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Draft/pint glass

A: 1 finger tan head. Fell to thick, patchy lace. Clear brown body.
S: Toasted malt & toffee.
T: The malts from the nose are here, but they get pushed around a bit by wonderfully bitter, leafy hops.
S: Medium- body. Soft carbonation. Smooth.
O: Really nice mix of flavors. Goes down easily. Really good stuff.

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ESB from Black Mesa Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.