Imperial ESB | Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

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Brewed by:
Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
Massachusetts, United States
beerworks.net

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Fall

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Added by GarthDanielson on 09-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
1
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 1
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3.98/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of swgwilt
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

Photo of anewlanguage
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.42/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured on-tap at Canal Street, and served in a pint glass. Dark, cloudy ruby-red color, with a thick, half-inch biege head that is foamy and dense. Rich caramel nose, with a touch of chocolate. The flavor is caramel sweet and dark chocolate bitter, with good hopping to balance, and a slight peppering at the end. The aftertaste is tangy and bitter/astringent, with a dry, yet cloying finish. The beer coats the glass as you drink. Not one of my favorite brews, but an interesting interpretation.

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Imperial ESB from Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
3.52 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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