Jamesport Extra Special Bitter | Jamesport Brewing Company Inc.

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Brewed by:
Jamesport Brewing Company Inc.
Michigan, United States

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-12-2005

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of beergorrilla
3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutHunter
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Makisupajoey
3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Medium brown color, unable to see all the way through. Minimal lacing, barely any head. Taking a sip activates the carbon dioxide enough to get a little fizzle every sip.
T: Slight bitterness with a little sweetness behind it.
M: A little something there that's let you know there's alcohol in there. It good.
O: Glad I tried it, good beer for a hot day.

Chalkboard in Brewery says 6.0%

Glass: standard pint glass

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Photo of klipper
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of ahking
3.72/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

An ESB that fits the style nicely in almost every respect. You know what you're getting when you order this ale. A deep copper/amber color with thin head and delicate lacing. Rich malty aroma. Flavor starts mild and smooth then rounds the bend to hop town. The subtle toasted malt touched with a brown sugar sweetness is balanced by floral and herbal hop bite.

Smooth mouthfeel with just the right amount of carbonation. Seemingly sessionable but for the 6 percent abv. I could certainly make this my regular beer if I were a regular here.

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Photo of plaztikjezuz
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

was servered a glass of deep copper colored beer with no head and very little carbonation.
the aroma is very malty, bit of sweet carmelized malt, hopsack.
the flavor was malty with a firm bitterness, good hop flavor spicy but drops off to a linering malty hopsack on your tongue.

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Photo of jimbotrost
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poring at 5.7% ABV. Carries a copper color with a small head and light on carbonation, all to style. Nose has some hop present but sample was too cold to elaborate. Dry and bitter intro to the flavor changes to a nice sweetness. This is then capped off by a long dry aftertaste. This is a nice beer.

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Jamesport Extra Special Bitter from Jamesport Brewing Company Inc.
3.85 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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