Northgate Brewing Parapet ESB

Northgate Brewing Parapet ESB 5.6% ABV Nestled in Northeast Minneapolis in a brand spankin’ new facility, Northgate Brewing’s mission is to focus on session beers and British styles. Parapet ESB delivered on both promises, as this is a nicely hopped ESB for IPA drinkers. Aromas of spicy hops, citrus, and a hint of coriander give … [ Read more]

Bent Paddle ESB

Bent Paddle ESB ABV: 5.6% IBUs: 32 With their ESB, Bent Paddle rounds out a diverse and stellar core lineup that rivals any available in MN! A pleasantly light but expressive hop aroma of citrus and floral floats above toasted malt notes. The medium body presents slightly sweet, but finishes dry and extremely clean with … [ Read more]

Alaskan Brewing Company ESB

Alaskan Brewing Company ESB ABV: 5.3%, IBU: 42 Citrusy nose with a great bright ruby color and a cream colored head. First, you taste mostly citrus hops with slight earthy, piny notes. The bitterness from the hops linger on your palate, then dries out your mouth with its 42 IBUs. I also notice a bit of … [ Read more]

Robinson’s Iron Maiden Trooper ESB

Robinson’s Iron Maiden Trooper ESB ABV: 4.7% This is the perfect beer for anyone who loves to crank Iron Maiden way too loud while they do karate in their parent’s basement. It is an easy, sessionable brew that pairs perfectly with a fun get-together with friends or when you are patching the sheetrock because you karate … [ Read more]