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Anvil Ale ESB - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

534 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 534
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 39
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 03-10-2002)
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seedyone

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Really pretty beer when it arrived. Luxurious head that left a reasonable lacing. Great copper color. Really nice balance.And at a polite 5.5% I'm in.

08-28-2014 17:42:15 | More by seedyone
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sunnrider

Spain

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-28-2014 14:47:45 | More by sunnrider
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aoampm

California

4.2/5  rDev +8.2%

08-27-2014 22:44:17 | More by aoampm
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goalie33

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-15-2014 00:29:02 | More by goalie33
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beagle826

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-13-2014 00:35:57 | More by beagle826
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woodchip

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-12-2014 20:41:36 | More by woodchip
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alostplot

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

08-07-2014 02:21:55 | More by alostplot
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anon

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-06-2014 20:59:15 | More by anon
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev 0%

22 oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Deep amber with 1 finger of creamy, off-white head. Excellent clarity with moderate carbonation.

Nose
Caramel, raisin, and brown bread.

Taste
Biscuit and caramel maltiness. Touches of brown sugar, raisin, and Tootsie Roll.

Mouthfeel
Medium-light bodied, smooth, clean, and refreshing.

Overall
Simple, delicate, and masterfully balanced. Cheers!

08-06-2014 13:10:30 | More by justintcoons
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jzlyo

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

08-06-2014 02:26:03 | More by jzlyo
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Modernrickk

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-31-2014 05:20:11 | More by Modernrickk
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shelby415

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-30-2014 05:49:34 | More by shelby415
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Tyecko

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-25-2014 16:08:42 | More by Tyecko
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Fuzzycuffs

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-25-2014 05:53:07 | More by Fuzzycuffs
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gelasin

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-22-2014 00:08:18 | More by gelasin
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_morandi_

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-14-2014 20:15:20 | More by _morandi_
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DavidHume

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-14-2014 14:20:50 | More by DavidHume
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BreweryRun

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-13-2014 17:09:39 | More by BreweryRun
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-10-2014 11:23:46 | More by milkbone_underwear
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BillBarker

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-10-2014 00:53:35 | More by BillBarker
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mikepcarney

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

07-09-2014 23:39:02 | More by mikepcarney
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sillyhed8

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-07-2014 20:50:12 | More by sillyhed8
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ffshore545

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

07-03-2014 14:42:27 | More by ffshore545
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Ilovebeer1549

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-03-2014 00:10:50 | More by Ilovebeer1549
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KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

07-02-2014 02:16:53 | More by KAF
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Anvil Ale ESB from AleSmith Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 534 ratings.