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ESB | Ore Dock Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Ore Dock Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by srv33 on 08-23-2012

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by srv33:
Photo of srv33
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy dark amber brown. Almost no head. Scent of roasted malt, cashew, floral hops, toffee, grass, and pine. Taste follows nose pretty closely. Well balanced hop / malt profile is complimented by the touch of nuttiness. Reminds me very much of an American Brown Ale. Has a medium / light mouthfeel. A solid, well balanced brew overall.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a ruddy burnt orange almost brown color. Thin white cap of a head. Mild trickling lacing. The aroma starts off with some malty caramel to toffee tones. Sly nuttiness. Light toast, some grassiness. The flavor brings it altogether malty sweet and very clean. Malty rich nutty to caramel aftertaste. Quick malty finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a really nice sessionable smooth malty feel. Low carbonation. Overall, this one was a pretty good ESB, pass the fish n’chips.

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Photo of Blackop555
3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours dark copper. Short, foamy, off white head that Fades fast to a ring.

Smells toasted malt, caramel malt, light nuttiness and earthy.

Tastes Caramel Malt, toasted Malt, light dark fruit. Followed by earthy bitterness and light nuttiness. Finish is semi dry with toasted and earthy linger. Medium body and fizzy medium carbonation.

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Photo of michbeerguy
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

ESB from Ore Dock Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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