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Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

ESBs are essentially more aggressive and more balanced Bitters, both in alcohol and hop character, but nothing overpowering. Color range will be similar, though leaning towards the darker end of the scale; dark golds to copper. Low carbonation. Malts tend to be more pronounced, often toasty and fruity, with maybe some notes diacetyl. And despite "bitter" being in its name, ESBs are not really all that bitter. They key to an ESB is balance.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 651 to 700 (out of 1464) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Ringwood Dark AleRingwood Brewery5.003.53-
Sea FurySharp's Brewery5.003.753-
Phantom ESBPhantom Ales, Cider, & Cellar6.603.253-
Sharp's SpecialSharp's Brewery5.203.573-
Orbit ESBEquinox Brewing Company5.403.823-
ESBHangar 24 Brewery5.503.653-
Extraterrestrial Space BeerIntergalactic Brewing Co.5.704.073-
Andrews' AleBell's Brewery, Inc.5.00-3-
EliasAlosta Brewing Co.5.403.473-
Biopiracy Best BitterFalling Sky Brewing4.603.673-
Oak Aged Imperial ESBJersey Girl Brewing Company7.00-3-
Jacobsen Pale AleCarlsberg Danmark A/S6.40-3-
Bitter Earth ESBArkose Brewing5.002.993-
Serious AleRoyersford Brewing Company, LLC ? 3.963-
Folkared Bullseye Best BitterFolkared 156.102.973-
Pemaquid West Quoddy AleSheepscot Valley Brewing Company6.503.083-
E.S.B.The Ruddy Duck Brewery And Grill6.003.723-
The EnglisherNoble Ale Works4.203.453-
Mild ThingHarmon Restaurant & Brewery5.403.933-
Represa Red AleLockdown Brewing Company6.002.863-
West Reading ESBChatty Monks Brewing6.003.563-
ESBTun Tavern6.203.893-
The DukeShort's Brewing Company4.503.673-
VirginBirdsview Brewing Company5.503.383-
Late Game ESBOuter Banks Brewing Station5.103.853-
Spitfire AmberSantiam Brewing Company6.20-3-
Wickwar Old ArnoldWickwar Brewing Company4.803.153-
SOHO ESB AleHolston River Brewing Co. ? 3.833-
Contender Extra Pale AleBoxing Cat Brewery4.903.863-
Extrabeerestrial ESBLoowit Brewing Company5.803.773-
ESBAmos Howard's Brew Pub ? 3.93-
Bywater BayHood Canal Brewing4.503.463-
Klein ESBKlein Bier6.203.373-
Extra Ordinary BitterDay Block Brewing Company7.004.073-
SGP ESBStone's Throw Brewing ? 3.553-
McBane's Best BitterCB Craft Brewers4.403.563-
AsylumOakham Ales / The Brewery Tap4.503.983-
Extra Special BitterBrickHouse Brewery6.003.323-
ESBGood People Brewing Company ? 3.683-
Coast To Coastless Imperial ESBGarrison Brewing Company7.603.923-
BloodshedLena Brewing Company7.003.193-
Sailor Hägar's Lohin's E.S.B.Sailor Hägar's Brewpub5.604.313-
London CallingIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant5.00-3-
1747 English BitterCalvert Brewing Company5.703.933-
The GentlemanRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery4.50-3-
American BitterWater Street Brewing Co. ? 3.753-
Grady's Bitter ESBVeracious Brewing Company5.50-3-
Lon's Extra Special BitterBig Rig Brewery5.20-3-
Blowing Rock Extra Special BitterBlowing Rock Brewing Co.6.003.623-
Brickscraper E.S.P.Old Forge Brewing Company6.003.993-
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