Exile ESB | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

BA SCORE
82
good
217 Ratings
THE BROS
83
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
evolutioncraftbrewing.com

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
48 IBU

Added by lackenhauser on 05-02-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
217
Reviews:
74
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
11.63%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
22
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Reviewed from notes. The appearance was a hazy amber body, one finger white foamy head. Some carbonation is seen rising. The smell had light caramel/fruity tones coming forth in front of light hops, malts are slightly there. The taste was sweet yet bitter between previously mentioned flavors, fruity aftertaste, slight malty finish. On the palate, it sat at/about a light to medium, sessionable, carbonation is spot on. Overall, I say good for the style and good for me, Id have again if looking for an ESB in the DE area.

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Photo of sisterofba
3.69/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Genx
3.24/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VeganUndead
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DonBowman
3.78/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Dark amber, some yellowish head and lace. Moderately roasted taste, rather smooth, but some crispness at the end.

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4.15/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ConradKenney
2.5/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very light body for an ESB. Have definitely had better.

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Photo of redleg411
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MDHopster
3.54/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.64/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.72/5  rDev +3%

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3.64/5  rDev +0.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of tigg924
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Nice bready malts with just enough hop balance. A nice, lighter version of the style that is good for warm weather. I have had better in the style, but this is certainly enjoyable.

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Exile ESB from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
3.61 out of 5 based on 217 ratings.
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