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Bachelor ESB - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

174 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 174
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.97%


Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 5.3%
IBUs: 50

180 calories per 12 oz serving

(Beer added by: BeerAngel on 08-25-2001)
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Reviews by flagmantho:
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flagmantho

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3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: hazy, rich, dark orange color with two fingers of rocky light tan head. Head has a nice persistence and there are layers of foamy lace leftover. Tasty.

Smell: light, subtle caramel malt aroma. Nice, but quite understated.

Taste: a big dose of caramel malt with a pretty bitter backend. Hop character is not particularly notable here; what there is tends to the floral and the funky. Overall, it's a pretty tasty and well-put-together beer. As normal, Deschutes does not let me down.

Mouthfeel: medium body with relatively little carbonation. This beer is actually pretty smooth, but there's not much to write home about.

Drinkability: this is a solid beer which I'm really enjoying. I wouldn't mind keeping a sixer around to share with guests.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2010 04:01:02 | More by flagmantho
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Bachelor ESB from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 174 ratings.