EFH ESB
John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House

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Beer Geek Stats:
Style:
English Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
ABV:
5.3%
Score:
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Avg:
3.71 | pDev: 6.2%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
4
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John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House
 
Massachusetts, United States
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Retired (no longer brewed)
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Photo of HopEnthusiast
3.54/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a nice hazy brown with a head that is a light tan. There is actually excellent lacing. There is a nice hop and yeast aroma with a hint of citrus. As for the taste, it is not exactly extra bitter. There is a little bitterness to it, but tastes like it is watered down. I tried to find some taste other than the very faint hop taste but i couldn't. An allright brew house beer.

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Photo of necoadam
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

What that EFH stood for is beyond me. But this was a nice ESB.

22oz mug.

A nice copper color with a off-white head that stayed the entire way down.

Smell was a little light but some nice malts with a flare of some hops, but it was all too light.

Taste made up for it though. A nice malt backbone along with some slight caramel and toasted flavors. Hops enter in the middle to give it a balance effect.

Mouthfeel was light to medium with the right amount of carbonation.

Looks like a new receipe considering their regular ESB didn't do so well. But a nice well rounded ESB that went down nicely.

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EFH ESB from John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 4 ratings