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Imperial ESB | Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

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3.79/5
Very Good
4 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

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Reviews:
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Ratings:
4
pDev:
8.97%
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 1
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3.98/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.42/5  rDev -9.8%
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
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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