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50 Fathoms ESB | Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub

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Brewed by:
Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub
Washington, United States

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by zacharius on 03-19-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of Slatetank
3.78/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Presentation - I decanted this ale at a cold temp into a goblet.
A - A deep copper, almost a dark honey shade of brown with a head of off white that leaves lace clinging to the goblet long after the pour.

S - Rich and malty with a subtle piney hop scent. A nice bouquet of fresh ale with doses of sweet and bitter in the nose.

M - A nutty, lighter taste than expected, but nice sweetness and light bitterness/smooth finish.

T - A well made and mellow ale - especially crisp for an ESB, but nice malt textures + flavor. Not a very bitter beer w/ mild pine tinged hops and a slightly floral hop w/ herbal accents. Almost minty in it's palate cleansing factor a very tasty ale regardless of the deviation from style

D - Very easy to knock back several. I would relish the chance to enjoy more 50 fathoms ESB anytime.

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Photo of zacharius
3.76/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank the 50 fathoms ESB on tap. Poured a clear amber ale. Tasted of caramel malt with an english bitterness. Finished with a classic english hop finish. Has no hop smell and I wish it did because it could be a world class ale if it did. Very drinkable, I wish they bottled this as it is a very traditional english tasting ale.

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50 Fathoms ESB from Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub
3.77 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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