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Most Popular Beers: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

The top rated beers: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB). (view more examples)
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Most Popular Beers: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
    WR Ratings
1Naughty Hildegard ESB
Driftwood Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.50% ABV
4.2266
2Portsmouth Hop Harvest #2
Portsmouth Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.00% ABV
4.1850
3Lord Rear Admiral
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.50% ABV
4.15357
4Blue Point Extra Special Bitter
Blue Point Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
4.1237
5E.S.B.
Broad Ripple Brew Pub
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.60% ABV
4.0924
6Fuller's ESB
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
4.072,370
7Great Lakes York Street Bitter
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
4.0428
8Red Racer ESB (Extra Special Bitter)
Central City Brewing
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
4.0392
9Bishop's Farewell
Oakham Ales / The Brewery Tap
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.60% ABV
4.0144
10Twist Of Fate Bitter Ale
Moonlight Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.60% ABV
486
11Örebro Bitter
Närke Kulturbryggeri AB
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
3.9723
12Oliver's ESB
Pratt Street Ale House
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.00% ABV
3.9643
13HMS Victory ESB
Dry Dock Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
3.9621
14Old Izaak
Whim Ales
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.9646
15Great Lakes Moondog ESB
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.95190
16Independence ESB
Independence Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.00% ABV
3.9420
17Young's Special London Ale
Wells & Young's Ltd
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.40% ABV
3.94409
18XX Bitch Creek
Grand Teton Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 7.50% ABV
3.94129
19Founders Empire Strikes Bitter
Founders Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.20% ABV
3.9244
20Mitchell's Extra Special Bitter
Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouse
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.20% ABV
3.927
21Extra Special Bitter Ale
Climax Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.980
22XS Imperial Younger's Special Bitter
Rogue Ales
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 7.10% ABV
3.9207
23Baldwin And Cooper Best Bitter
Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.937
24Russell Blood Alley Bitter
Russell Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8957
25Beast Bitter
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.30% ABV
3.89223
26The Wise ESB
Elysian Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
3.89187
27Bachelor ESB
Deschutes Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.30% ABV
3.89180
28Anvil Ale ESB
AleSmith Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.89540
29Huvila E.S.B.
Malmgårdin Panimo
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.20% ABV
3.8826
30Young's Ram Rod
Wells & Young's Ltd
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.88175
31Old Marcus
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.60% ABV
3.8828
32The People's Pint Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
The People's Pint
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8832
33Gem
Bath Ales Ltd
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.80% ABV
3.8859
34Cambridge House Old Mill Pond ESB
The Cambridge House Brewpub
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.70% ABV
3.8714
35Victory ESB
Victory Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.25% ABV
3.8779
36Hoptopsy ESB
Barley and Hops Grill & Microbrewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.60% ABV
3.8712
37Propeller Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
Propeller Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.87133
38Willimantic Anytown USA A.S.B.
Willimantic Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.90% ABV
3.8611
39Rattlesnake ESB
The Tin Whistle Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.50% ABV
3.8610
40Ski To Sea ESB
Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8617
41Harvest Ale
Southern Tier Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.70% ABV
3.861,335
42Adnams SSB (Suffolk Special Bitter)
Adnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.50% ABV
3.86139
43Tallgrass Oasis
Tallgrass Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 7.20% ABV
3.86484
44Batemans XXXB
George Bateman and Son Ltd. / Batemans Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.80% ABV
3.86129
45Elton's ESB
Elk Creek Cafe & Aleworks
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
3.8612
46Barley's J. Scott Francis ESB
Barley's Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
3.8511
47Blue Heron Extra Special Bitter
The Port Gastropub / Sea Level Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8510
48Bridge Brew Ale
Bridge Brew Works LLC
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.56% ABV
3.8415
49Welkin Ringer
Mystic Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.80% ABV
3.8431
5014* ESB
Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.60% ABV
3.8444


How was this list calculated?

Lists are generated using a Bayesian estimate that pulls data from millions of member ratings (not hand-picked) and normalizes scores based on the number of ratings for each beer. The general statistical formula is:
weighted rank (WR) = (v ÷ (v+m)) × R + (m ÷ (v+m)) × C

where:

R = average rating for the beer
v = number of votes (ratings) for the beer
m = minimum ratings required to be considered (currently 10)
C = the mean across the current list (currently 3.67)

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