Hessian Smog | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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88
very good
68 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
A traditional Hessian ESB Brewed with an eye to the “not normal.” Enjoy this Revolutionary War-inspired recipe.

80 IBU

Added by Tilley4 on 11-06-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
68
Reviews:
15
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
8.91%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
0
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0
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

had at the brewpub...

in no way a formal ESB outside of maybe formulation... or case in point. the english yeast strain. carbonation is bit lazier but perfectly placed. a smaller head of one to two fingers that has a beautiful retention and doesn't really subside. in my opinion an excellent american extra pale with a new zealand hop to has a hint of passionfruit and a mineral and protein rich mix of grapefruit dryness. pour is yellow golden and rather cloudy. i'm not reviewing much these days but when i see something that is really exceptional and reviews that don't accompany it...

excellent beer. don't waste it on yourself if you are expecting something very formally an ESB.

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Hessian Smog from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.04 out of 5 based on 68 ratings.
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