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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 - 951 to 1000 (out of 1088) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Southern Hempisphere Hopped ESBOskar Blues Grill & Brew6.003.751-
ESBWest Sixth Brewing Company ? 3.541-
Garden Gnome ESB IPAIechyd Da Brewing Company5.403.751-
NinaBirrificio Le Baladin5.903.591-
Et Tu Brutus?Derventio Brewery Limited4.502.631-
Oaked Jet CityAirways Brewing Company ? 3.031-
Bitter TruthMarshall Wharf Brewing Company / Three Tides Restaurant5.5041-
Dark And DeliciousCorvedale Brewery4.603.591-
Kentish ReserveWhitstable Brewery5.004.081-
Suzy's ESBRiepstine's Pub6.003.751-
Hydes AtomicHydes Brewery Ltd4.903.481-
Broughs SuperiorBroughs5.803.581-
Cottage Hotel ESBThree Heads Brewing4.701.041-
Teignworthy Climate ChangeTeignworthy Brewery5.003.71-
Penniless Hippie ESBTri-City Brewing Company6.003.051-
Very Special BitterMaumee Bay Brewing Company ? 3.951-
Garden Fresh Hop ESB ('11)Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro ? 3.51-
ESBAcoustic Ales Brewing Experiment6.003.251-
Little GDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom5.803.21-
Titanic 1912Titanic Brewery4.803.651-
Goofy Foot - Extra Special BitterThree Barrel Brewing Co.5.153.51-
Cathedral Great TomMilestone Brewing Company5.003.681-
DistractionPhantom Canyon Brewing Company5.403.561-
Merman XXXThe Caledonian Brewing Company4.803.51-
Power Back ESBMcMenamins Old St. Francis School5.502.831-
Willimantic European Special BitterWillimantic Brewing Co.5.9041-
Winter Warmer ESBRocky Point Artisan Brewers7.204.291-
Sawtooth With El Dorado HopsLeft Hand Brewing Company5.303.751-
SOHO ESB AleHolston River Brewing Company ? 41-
Extrabeerestrial ESBLoowit Brewing Company5.803.751-
Straight Outta ChiswickBlue Mountain Brewery4.4041-
ESBSmiling Samoyed Brewery5.003.251-
AmarantoBirrificio Artigianale Zimella5.802.881-
Extra Special Bitter (ESB)Second Street Brewery5.503.631-
Demons EyeElland Brewery5.203.661-
Sedgley SurpriseBeacon Hotel (Sarah Hughes Brewery)5.003.851-
Tawny No 3The Marble Arch5.704.331-
Fulla PridePhantom Canyon Brewing Company5.403.951-
House Ale - Barrel #1 - Batch #1Foggy Noggin Brewing6.304.151-
Ruby WitchMoorhouse's Brewery (Burnley) Ltd4.604.251-
ESBStadium Brewing Company ? 3.151-
Chapped Hyde Strong BitterMother Earth Brew Co.6.503.331-
Full WhackPeerless Brewing Company6.003.51-
Year Of Hops - SummitGrain Brewery4.403.51-
Mt. Hood ESBRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery ? 41-
LokiPat O'Hara Brewing Company5.003.361-
MadagascanSaltaire Brewery Limited5.003.751-
Old BitchBrassneck Brewery4.503.51-
Ethel The Frog ESBBrewery Terra Firma5.503.51-
UXB Unexploded BombHolgate Brewhouse / Keatings Hotel6.003.051-
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