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8th Anniversary Ale | Piece Brewery & Pizzeria

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Brewed by:
Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
Illinois, United States | website

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-29-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings:
3
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
16.01%
 
 
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Reviews by jrallen34:
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I drank this at Piece from the tap.

It pours a dark amber with a nice light tan head. Its got nice lacing and retention.

It smells floral with hops.

It tastes great. It has a nice complex taste that is strong is spicy yet fruity and has a great bitter taste at the end.

This is very drinkable, I drank it all night long.

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3/5  rDev -26.1%

Photo of BeerBelcher
4.4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

ESBs to me are usually a Zzzzz style, but I had a feeling that at Piece this particular style wouldn't be boring. And I was rewarded for my confidence - this was a light, well-balanced, but still assertively hoppy ale that was quite good.

Appearance was a light amber, with an abundant tan head. Aroma was sweet, citrusy hop notes. Flavor was more citrus hoppiness well balanced by maltiness. The overall character was a very pleasant but not over-the-top floral, citrus-y hoppiness. Mouthfeel was fairly light and clean.

Sort of reminded me of 2 Hearted, but with significantly more maltiness. Quite good.

I had this on tap at Piece, and would definitely recommend it.

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8th Anniversary Ale from Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
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