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Doc's ESB - Big Buck Brewery & Steakhouse

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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.93%
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: 11 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by StoutHunter:
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StoutHunter

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-17-2014 01:36:31 | More by StoutHunter
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Pelletben

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

06-17-2014 15:57:44 | More by Pelletben
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Rons35

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

11-13-2013 23:30:07 | More by Rons35
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3%

10-25-2013 03:52:09 | More by lupercmda
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tommy5

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-31-2013 22:52:56 | More by tommy5
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garymuchow

Minnesota

3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2012 00:21:44 | More by garymuchow
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szmnnl99

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-24-2012 01:05:15 | More by szmnnl99
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JPSteelman

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

02-18-2012 03:37:06 | More by JPSteelman
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

02-05-2012 04:04:11 | More by dmorgan310
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GoldenChild

Michigan

4.85/5  rDev +33.2%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

08-31-2011 20:05:47 | More by GoldenChild
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Dogbrick

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

11-27-2006 21:46:50 | More by Dogbrick
Doc's ESB from Big Buck Brewery & Steakhouse
83 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.