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Jack London ESB - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Jack London ESB
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LilBeerDoctor on 12-23-2010)
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drjman


3.5/5  rDev 0%

09-03-2012 04:47:21 | More by drjman
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elNopalero

Texas

4.05/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This pours a golden-tan color with a pleasant toasted biscuit aroma. The flavor comes across crisp, with enough bittering to make it interesting and to contrast with the lightly toasted malt backbone. There’s a honeyed sweetness that emerges as it warms. A real easy drinker.

Serving type: on-tap

08-31-2012 02:54:22 | More by elNopalero
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mdfb79

New York

3.43/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

From 02/18/12 notes. Had on tap at Rattle N Hum in NYC.

a - Pours a clear bright yellow color with one inch of bright white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of grains, toasted malts, bready malts, and some wheat. Very bready, and a bit bland.

t - Tastes of grains, toasted malts, fruity malts, lightly sweet, bready malts, and some wheat. Better then the nose, with some sweet fruity malts to it.

m - Medium body and low carbonation, with a super smooth and creamy body. Very easy to drink.

o - Overall I though this was a decent ESB with a great mouthfeel to it. Verye asy to drink, though the nose is quite bland. Worth trying but probably wouldn't seek it out again.

Serving type: on-tap

02-21-2012 17:00:05 | More by mdfb79
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mcallister

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev 0%

02-19-2012 19:57:19 | More by mcallister
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GRG1313

California

3/5  rDev -14.3%

01-02-2012 04:43:41 | More by GRG1313
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LilBeerDoctor

New York

3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed on 1/18/2010. Growler from Big Z Beverage. Pours a clear deep orange with a small white head. Aroma of floral hops, light fruits, caramel malt, toasted malt. Flavor of grainy, toasted malt with a fruity, sweet finish. Pretty decent ESB and certainly very drinkable. Well done!

Serving type: growler

12-23-2010 17:38:49 | More by LilBeerDoctor
Jack London ESB from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
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