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The Runner Up | Staas Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Staas Brewing Company
Ohio, United States | website

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is in honor of Delaware almost being named state capital of Ohio. Also known as an English Pale ale, the ESB is a classic English beer style that is truly a great session beer for anytime of the year.

Added by wingman14 on 09-07-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
4
Avg:
4.29
pDev:
8.39%
 
 
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2
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User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by wingman14:
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4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark brown with little head. Not a strong smell, but still nice, mostly malty with a hint of fruit notes and smokiness. The taste follows suit, a great malty flavor, with a subtle sweetness that I am guessing is from the roasted malt. A nice medium mouthfeel, extremely smooth, a well balanced beer, with great flavor. Overall one of my favorite ESBs, the malt characteristics of this beer are excellent.

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of brycevolk
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of JB62
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The Runner Up from Staas Brewing Company
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