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

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BA SCORE
83
good

208 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 5
Gots: 19 | 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:
Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 12-28-2011

'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.
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Ratings: 208 | Reviews: 70
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3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I had a review. It was pretty good. Somehow it did not upload despite hitting "Review". The beer is amber and has a white head. Smells mildly of malt. Tastes about the same with a nutty quality to the finish. Nice body weight and feel. Decent but nothing exciting.

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3.76/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.94/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

8/10 review....Pours amber medium dark, light layer of white. Light malty nose, caramel hints. Toffee sweet, quite toasty. Slight spices in there too. Very light carbonation and a mild hop burn. Starts strong, bitter a little too pushy.

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3.57/5  rDev -2.2%

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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.

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4.07/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

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Full Sail ESB from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
83 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.