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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 1054) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
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-
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-
Citra E.S.B.Gaslight Brewery & Restaurant6.204.451-
Green QueenEarth Bread + Brewery4.303.91-
ESBEngine 15 Brewing Company ? 4.011-
Dragon's BreathThe Plassey Brewery6.004.011-
Massive OtterHopDog BeerWorks5.303.61-
Bayonet ESBNatty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co. ? 3.731-
Yeat!Newburyport Brewing Company5.003.751-
Smith's ESBSchooner Exact Brewing Company ? 3.71-
Eagle ESBPagosa Brewing Co. ? 3.51-
Dog Bone ESBMontana Brewing Company ? 41-
Gone FishingGreen Jack Brewery / The Triangle Tavern5.504.251-
WarriorEvan Evans Brewery4.604.031-
Toasted Chestnut Special Bitter京A Capital Brewing Co.5.603.751-
ESBOn-The-Tracks Brewery6.503.251-
Atomic PowerAtomic Brewery4.803.631-
Seven Stone WeaklingLymestone Brewery4.703.71-
ESB With PeachesYes Face Beer Company ? 3.781-
MoonKissingate Brewery4.803.081-
ESBRed Truck Beer Company Ltd. ? 3.251-
ESBElk Brewing6.403.851-
Anvil ESB With Smoked Hatch Chili PeppersAleSmith Brewing Company5.5041-
1492Elliott Bay Brewing Co. ? 3.751-
Leisure ESBSlapShot Brewing Co. ? 3.751-
MKE E.S.B.Milwaukee Brewing Company7.2041-
Sticky Wicket ESBNew Old Lompoc Brewery5.403.931-
Extra Special AleSunbeam Ales5.202.781-
Roaring RubyNaylor's Brewery4.703.831-
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