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Full Sail ESB - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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BA SCORE
83
good

193 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 193
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 4
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
'A nicely balanced small batch bitter concocted by our own Barney Brennan, featuring five different specialty malts and aromatic Challenger hops'

35 IBU

Originally a pub-only beer, Re-released in January 2012 as part of the Brewer's Share series.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 12-28-2011)
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TeamSeinfeld

Minnesota

4.72/5  rDev +29.3%

08-26-2014 23:59:59 | More by TeamSeinfeld
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Phi_Psi_OR_Beta

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-26-2014 04:55:44 | More by Phi_Psi_OR_Beta
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tbliggins


4/5  rDev +9.6%

08-19-2014 15:32:08 | More by tbliggins
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MarkNoseBeer

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Great, easy to drink, crisp. Bitter, but not overly so. Great with a burger or sub. One of the better ones from full sail, comparable in quality to the Amber I think.

08-17-2014 22:20:58 | More by MarkNoseBeer
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seedyone

New York

4.09/5  rDev +12.1%

05/14/14 On tap. Now this is what a beer should taste like. It hits all the right spots. Not wanting to ruin the magic w/analytics I'll just say this is a great example of a well rounded & balanced beer.

At 6.5% I'm going to have to exhibit some restraint...not a strong point.

Funny...I find myself thinking this is just short of great, but only because it's so solid in appeal. Nothing sharpish or spiky. Solid is what I'm left with & there's nothing wrong with that.

08-13-2014 04:47:26 | More by seedyone
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will4738


3.52/5  rDev -3.6%

08-13-2014 03:21:22 | More by will4738
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BeerKing510

California

1/5  rDev -72.6%

08-06-2014 21:44:59 | More by BeerKing510
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JoelClark

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -11%

08-03-2014 18:03:39 | More by JoelClark
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-02-2014 05:09:59 | More by zestar
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Paul_Zills121

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-27-2014 08:29:01 | More by Paul_Zills121
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Brutaltruth

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev +1.4%

Good session ESB from Full Sail. Pour a reddish amber with medium white head that dies down to thin clinging lacing. Nose of is subtle with hints of caramel malts, light herbal hops, and some light bread qualities. Flavor is mild caramel malts with light hops bitterness to the back, mellowed out by the malt. Very nice mouth feel with light bittering hops on the aftertaste. Nice all around session beer for the more novice beer nut or a good one for large get-togethers.

07-25-2014 21:46:48 | More by Brutaltruth
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-23-2014 23:50:44 | More by Segelstrom
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-22-2014 23:47:10 | More by CraigTravor
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MickeyMonk

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-21-2014 07:24:30 | More by MickeyMonk
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SJbigtuna

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-13-2014 04:20:24 | More by SJbigtuna
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cdavis71


5/5  rDev +37%

07-12-2014 23:07:43 | More by cdavis71
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MadeInOregon

California

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-12-2014 05:43:49 | More by MadeInOregon
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drinkAK

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-03-2014 20:45:48 | More by drinkAK
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allengarvin

Texas

3.56/5  rDev -2.5%

This pours out a clear walnut amber color with a small very white head. The nose offers a moderate malt scent, a little grainy, with a faint hop presence. And though faint in aroma, bitterness comes through well to taste, providing a good offset to the strong malt flavor. It's too bad hop flavor is a bit lacking. This feels more like a generic amber American ale than an ESB. It's drinkable enough, but not worth a special release.

07-03-2014 19:49:50 | More by allengarvin
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InfragilisBrew

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-01-2014 21:14:10 | More by InfragilisBrew
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sgregory

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-28-2014 23:06:38 | More by sgregory
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ChrisFurlowLSU


3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-26-2014 21:43:44 | More by ChrisFurlowLSU
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

4/5  rDev +9.6%

06-25-2014 22:09:50 | More by Sir_Goatman
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.6%

06-25-2014 02:03:09 | More by Zekenyce
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demosixt

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-23-2014 03:09:21 | More by demosixt
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Full Sail ESB from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
83 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.