Rocket Man Interstellar ESB
Dead Frog Brewing

Rocket Man Interstellar ESBRocket Man Interstellar ESB
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Dead Frog Brewing
British Columbia, Canada
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
3.65 | pDev: 8.22%
Jul 04, 2015
Jun 29, 2014
Rocket Man Interstellar ESBRocket Man Interstellar ESB
Notes: Massive explosions of tropical fruit from Galaxy and Apollo hops collide with storms of Maris Otter Floor Malt to create a hop-forward brew with a surprisingly smooth finish. Huge amounts of late addition hops and dry-hopping with Centennial and Galaxy, produce a burst of tropical and citrus aroma and flavour, balanced by Maris Otter and some deep caramels from Cara 60. Its apparent sweetness is contrasted with a firm but mild bitterness.

IBUs: 40
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Reviewed by mactrail from Washington

3.39/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Handsome amber brew with plenty of foam in the wine tumbler. Pleasant beery, grainy aroma with some dark roast. A decent hoppy ale that doesn' fit into an obvious category.

Quite malty with a caramel taste. Slightly sweet but a hoppy edge. Brewer rates this at 40 IBUs but I wouldn't say it's actually bitter. A little resiny and a shadow of mango, but there's a dankness too. Woody sensation after some sipping. From the 650 ml bottle purchased at Whidbey Beer Works in Oak Harbor for $4.50.
Jun 04, 2015
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Rated: 3.25 by Boozecamel from Canada (BC)

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Rated: 3.34 by schnarr84 from Canada (AB)

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Rated: 4.32 by ZachT from Canada (BC)

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Reviewed by LampertLand from Canada (BC)

3.9/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Dead Frog 'Rocket Man Interstellar ESB' @ 6.5% , served from a couple of 650 ml bottles purchased for $5.50 each

A-pour is gold from the bottle to an orange/amber in the glass with a big frothey off-white head leaving a streaky lace along the pint

S-pleasant smelling ESB , lots of tropical fruit

T-mild tasting ESB

MF-good carbonation , mild body

Ov-ok/pleasant enough beer with no ESB wow factor ,

prost LampertLand
Aug 05, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by chickenm from Canada (BC)

Jul 26, 2014
Rated: 4 by Niceroad77 from Canada (BC)

Jun 29, 2014
Rocket Man Interstellar ESB from Dead Frog Brewing
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 14 ratings