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Amberjack ESB - Front Street Brewery

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Amberjack ESB
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Reviews: 3
Hads: 12
Avg: 3.93
pDev: 24.68%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
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Front Street Brewery
North Carolina, United States | website

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) | 4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: GarthDanielson on 11-17-2013

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 12
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Pours a clear amber with a white lacing for a head.

Caramel and buttered biscuit malts make up the aroma.

The flavor follows the nose but adds a light dry hop finish.

Medium body with tingly carbonation on the tongue.

Unexpectedly good and tasty, I find places that look like Front Street normally brew good-but-not-great beer, but this is something I'd come back for again and again. A reason to stop by if you are in the area.

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Amberjack ESB from Front Street Brewery
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