Jack London ESB | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
California, United States
bearrepublic.com

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Jack London ESB is brewed in the English tradition using fine Maris Otter pale ale and crystal malts balanced by East Kent Golding hops. This Extra Special Bitter has a rich, biscuity malt profile, slightly fruity yeast notes, and soft hop character.


Added by LilBeerDoctor on 12-23-2010

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Reviews:
3
Ratings:
7
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
8.89%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 7
Photo of elNopalero
4.05/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This pours a golden-tan color with a pleasant toasted biscuit aroma. The flavor comes across crisp, with enough bittering to make it interesting and to contrast with the lightly toasted malt backbone. There’s a honeyed sweetness that emerges as it warms. A real easy drinker.

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Photo of LilBeerDoctor
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed on 1/18/2010. Growler from Big Z Beverage. Pours a clear deep orange with a small white head. Aroma of floral hops, light fruits, caramel malt, toasted malt. Flavor of grainy, toasted malt with a fruity, sweet finish. Pretty decent ESB and certainly very drinkable. Well done!

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Photo of mdfb79
3.41/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

From 02/18/12 notes. Had on tap at Rattle N Hum in NYC.

a - Pours a clear bright yellow color with one inch of bright white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of grains, toasted malts, bready malts, and some wheat. Very bready, and a bit bland.

t - Tastes of grains, toasted malts, fruity malts, lightly sweet, bready malts, and some wheat. Better then the nose, with some sweet fruity malts to it.

m - Medium body and low carbonation, with a super smooth and creamy body. Very easy to drink.

o - Overall I though this was a decent ESB with a great mouthfeel to it. Verye asy to drink, though the nose is quite bland. Worth trying but probably wouldn't seek it out again.

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Jack London ESB from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
3.6 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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