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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
4.1859
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
4.16354
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
4.123
6Fuller's ESB
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
4.082264
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
4.0389
9Bishop's Farewell
Oakham Ales / The Brewery Tap
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.60% ABV
4.0342
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
3.9623
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
15Young's Special London Ale
Wells & Young's Ltd
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.40% ABV
3.95399
16Great Lakes Moondog ESB
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.95188
17Independence ESB
Independence Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.00% ABV
3.9520
18XX Bitch Creek
Grand Teton Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 7.50% ABV
3.94126
19Extra Special Bitter Ale
Climax Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.9272
20Founders Empire Strikes Bitter
Founders Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.20% ABV
3.9142
21Mitchell's Extra Special Bitter
Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouse
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.20% ABV
3.927
22XS Imperial Younger's Special Bitter
Rogue Ales
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 7.10% ABV
3.9205
23Willimantic Anytown USA A.S.B.
Willimantic Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.90% ABV
3.910
24Bachelor ESB
Deschutes Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.30% ABV
3.9178
25Baldwin And Cooper Best Bitter
Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.935
26Russell Blood Alley Bitter
Russell Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8957
27Huvila E.S.B.
Malmgårdin Panimo
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.20% ABV
3.8924
28Beast Bitter
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.30% ABV
3.89218
29The Wise ESB
Elysian Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
3.89181
30Victory ESB
Victory Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.25% ABV
3.8878
31Young's Ram Rod
Wells & Young's Ltd
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.88171
32The People's Pint Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
The People's Pint
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8832
33Cambridge House Old Mill Pond ESB
The Cambridge House Brewpub
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.70% ABV
3.8814
34Anvil Ale ESB
AleSmith Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.88520
35Old Marcus
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.60% ABV
3.8827
36Hoptopsy ESB
Barley and Hops Grill & Microbrewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.60% ABV
3.8712
37Boom Over Pow
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.70% ABV
3.8732
38Harvest Ale
Southern Tier Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.70% ABV
3.871188
39Gem
Bath Ales Ltd
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.80% ABV
3.8756
40Propeller Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
Propeller Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.86126
41Rattlesnake ESB
The Tin Whistle Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.50% ABV
3.8610
42Ski To Sea ESB
Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8617
43Elton's ESB
Elk Creek Cafe & Aleworks
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
3.8612
44Adnams SSB (Suffolk Special Bitter)
Adnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.50% ABV
3.86139
45Batemans XXXB
George Bateman and Son Ltd. / Batemans Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.80% ABV
3.86127
46Barley's J. Scott Francis ESB
Barley's Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
3.8611
47Blue Heron Extra Special Bitter
The Port Gastropub / Sea Level Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8510
48Welkin Ringer
Mystic Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.80% ABV
3.8531
49Alaskan ESB
Alaskan Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.84175
50Red Nose ESB
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
3.8423


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 3.68)

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