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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
4.1858
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
4.16347
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
4.082114
7Bishop's Farewell
Oakham Ales / The Brewery Tap
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.60% ABV
4.0339
8Great Lakes York Street Bitter
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
4.0324
9Red Racer ESB (Extra Special Bitter)
Central City Brewing
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
4.0282
10Twist Of Fate Bitter Ale
Moonlight Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.60% ABV
482
11HMS Victory ESB
Dry Dock Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
3.9820
12Old Izaak
Whim Ales
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.9646
13Oliver's ESB
Pratt Street Ale House
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.00% ABV
3.9643
14Young's Special London Ale
Wells & Young's Ltd
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.40% ABV
3.95391
15Great Lakes Moondog ESB
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.95179
16XX Bitch Creek
Grand Teton Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 7.50% ABV
3.95120
17Extra Special Bitter Ale
Climax Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.9569
18Örebro Bitter
Närke Kulturbryggeri AB
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
3.9521
19Independence ESB
Independence Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.00% ABV
3.9520
20Public Ale
Community Beer Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.9422
21Founders Empire Strikes Bitter
Founders Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.20% ABV
3.9142
22Mitchell's Extra Special Bitter
Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouse
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.20% ABV
3.9127
23XS Imperial Younger's Special Bitter
Rogue Ales
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 7.10% ABV
3.9202
24Bachelor ESB
Deschutes Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.30% ABV
3.9174
25Baldwin And Cooper Best Bitter
Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.933
26Willimantic Anytown USA A.S.B.
Willimantic Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.90% ABV
3.910
27Beast Bitter
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.30% ABV
3.89212
28Young's Ram Rod
Wells & Young's Ltd
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.89168
29Anvil Ale ESB
AleSmith Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.88493
30The Wise ESB
Elysian Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
3.88175
31Propeller Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
Propeller Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.88123
32Victory ESB
Victory Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.25% ABV
3.8878
33Russell Blood Alley Bitter
Russell Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8853
34Old Marcus
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.60% ABV
3.8826
35Huvila John Golding E.S.B.
Malmgårdin Panimo
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.20% ABV
3.8823
36Cambridge House Old Mill Pond ESB
The Cambridge House Brewpub
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.70% ABV
3.8814
37Harvest Ale
Southern Tier Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.70% ABV
3.871158
38Gem
Bath Ales Ltd
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.80% ABV
3.8753
39The People's Pint Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
The People's Pint
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8731
40Rattlesnake ESB
The Tin Whistle Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 6.50% ABV
3.8710
41Adnams SSB (Suffolk Special Bitter)
Adnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.50% ABV
3.86139
42Batemans XXXB
George Bateman and Son Ltd. / Batemans Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 4.80% ABV
3.86125
43Ski To Sea ESB
Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8615
44Elton's ESB
Elk Creek Cafe & Aleworks
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
3.8612
45Barley's J. Scott Francis ESB
Barley's Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
3.8611
46Alaskan ESB
Alaskan Brewing Co.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.00% ABV
3.85147
47Welkin Ringer
Mystic Brewery
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.80% ABV
3.8530
48ESB
Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)
3.8529
49Red Nose ESB
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.90% ABV
3.8522
50Blue Heron Extra Special Bitter
The Port Gastropub / Sea Level Brewing Company
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) / 5.50% ABV
3.8510


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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