Charlie Don't Surf ESB | Phantom Canyon Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Phantom Canyon Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
phantomcanyon.com

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Rifugium on 08-17-2011

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2
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.34
pDev:
5.69%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 3
Photo of rye726
3.11/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Enjoyed at the brewery, on tap and in a pint glass. Pour s a light brown with a tan head. Nose has mellow malts and hops. Lacks the interesting, almost metallic or mossy flavors I look for in an authentic English ESB. You just don't find that here in America. Really a lost style and a lost art. Bring back the cask!

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Photo of Rifugium
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at their brewpub

Poured a clear amber brown with tiny reddish hues around the rim, and a moderate white head. Bready aroma, with notes of subtle leafy hops. Pretty cut and dry flavor: biscuity backbone, sweet malts, mildly bitter, woody, gently roasty, and gently hoppy. Medium body, and quite drinkable, even if not overflowing with flavor.

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Charlie Don't Surf ESB from Phantom Canyon Brewing Company
3.34 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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