Stop The Spill ESB | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States | website

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This very British style ale is a nitrogen poured Extra Special Bitter with English Malt and American Hops (Willamette and Galena).

'Stop The Spill BP ESB' has a pleasantly sweet malty flavor that sticks around until the hops arrive. The English ale yeast leaves a nice citrus, floral flavor and aroma.

Added by prg1976 on 06-07-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 2
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4.07/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The latest "Brewery Only" release is the "Stop the Spill BP ESB". One dollar of every pint purchased goes to help clean up the Gulf I couldn't pass this one up.

Arrived as a clear dark amber, color. A little like iced tea, maybe. Had a very foamy, white head that stayed put the whole time I was drinking it due to the nitro.

Smelled heavy on the caramel, a little chocolate. Not too much else that I could notice considering the other smells in the dining room.

Tasted like very creamy chocolate. The nitro just smoothed everything out (maybe a bit too much). The server said there was a good hoppy bitterness, but I didn't get any of that, and I didn't think an ESB should have that in first place.

Mouthfeel was very light, creamy and maybe a little buttery.

Very drinkable due to the light body and sweet creamy taste.

Overall I thought it was a little overly creamy. Maybe it would be better off a hand pump as opposed to the nitro, but it was still a good brew. And it's for charity after all.

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Stop The Spill ESB from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
4.06 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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