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Doc's ESB - Big Buck Brewery & Steakhouse

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83
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Buck Brewery & Steakhouse visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-27-2006)
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Ratings: 12 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

StoutHunter, Mar 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

JPSteelman, Feb 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Morakaton, Jul 26, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Quite sweet and heavy aroma. Caramel and toffee. Can't say I really pick up much hop aroma.
Nice reddish hue to the darker body and a small but dense tan head that leaves a pretty heavy lacing.
Again malt forward. Kinda' thick heavy and chewy. Less sweet than the aroma. Hop presence to buffer the strong malt character with a sweep of flavor and a small push of bitterness on the finish.
This gets closer to a winter warmer than what I think of for a ESB. Kinda' heavy handed for an ESB. Having said that, not an unenjoyable beer, holding some nice malt qualities, just not a typical choice for end of July.
Thanks Drevis.

garymuchow, Jul 24, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -31.1%

Rons35, Nov 13, 2013
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4.85/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is me and my wifes favorite ESB. Served in a pint glass. 10.5% abv now.

Nice white 1 finger head, amber/red color.

Smells like toffee and caramel with a slight hop presense.

Taste just like it smells amazing.

medium body, light carbination.

GoldenChild, Aug 31, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +24%

Pelletben, Jun 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

lupercmda, Oct 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

dmorgan310, Feb 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sample at the Gaylord location: Dark amber/red color with a compact light beige head. There is a top ring of lacing with spots beneath. Strong earthy malt aroma. Medium-bodied with a rich malt character, along with some citrus and a touch of alcohol. The finish is dry and hoppy. Above average ESB in my opinion.

Dogbrick, Nov 27, 2006
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

szmnnl99, Mar 24, 2012
Doc's ESB from Big Buck Brewery & Steakhouse
83 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.