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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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grittybrews

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured a deep red-orange into a Chimay chalice. About a finger of head that dissipated quickly. Some delicate lacing.

Pleasant citrus and floral aromas. Fairly thin in the mouth, not overly carbonated. Some distinct malty bite at first. This quickly faded into a deceptively watery finish that expanded into a lingering grapefruity bitterness. Pretty drinkable, although the bitterness on the finish might grow to be a bit much after a pint or so.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2010 05:33:04 | More by grittybrews
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Bachelor ESB from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 174 ratings.