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English Strong Ale

Bigger than a Pale Ale yet smaller than a Barleywine the English Strong Ale is a rich and complex beer. Many are unfiltered and bottle conditioned. The color tends to land somewhere between amber and reddish copper. They usually have a bold fruity, estery and malty mix. Hops can vary from mild bitterness to a full blown hop character with a bold hop flavor and aroma. The alcohol can be quite noticeable, a hint of solvent is possible.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 5.5-7.5%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel AleAlltech's Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.8.193,0143.7
Immort AleDogfish Head Craft Brewery11.002,7293.84
Fuller's 1845Fuller Smith & Turner PLC6.301,1294.11
Samuel Smith's Yorkshire StingoSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)8.009394.09
Thomas Jefferson's Tavern AleYards Brewing Co.8.008723.77
Ubu AleLake Placid Craft Brewing Company7.007583.66
Geary's Hampshire Special AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company7.006403.91
Mountain AleThe Shed Brewery7.406153.74
King GoblinWychwood Brewery Company Ltd6.604643.78
Coopers Extra Strong Vintage AleCoopers Brewery Limited7.503773.64
Hen's ToothGreene King / Morland Brewery6.503663.46
Beer Camp Across The World: Atlantic-Style Vintage AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.8.503113.83
Insanely Bad Elf Imperial Red AleRidgeway Brewing11.203043.39
Old Crafty HenGreene King / Morland Brewery6.502783.72
Mayflower Thanksgiving AleMayflower Brewing Company8.002313.88
Seriously Bad ElfRidgeway Brewing9.002093.38
Nimbus Old MonkeyshineNimbus Brewing Company8.202053.8
Old TomFrederic Robinson Limited8.501793.76
Manchester Star AleJ.W. Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd7.301773.99
Figgy PuddingBlock 15 Brewery & Restaurant11.001773.94
Innis & Gunn Canadian Cherrywood FinishInnis & Gunn8.301733.83
Jolly Roger Christmas AleMaritime Pacific Brewing Company9.001703.8
Moonraker AleJ.W. Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd7.501673.67
BraciaThornbridge Brewery10.001604.23
Pride Of Milford Special AleCooperstown Brewing Company7.701483.69
Reindeer's RevoltRidgeway Brewing6.001433.36
Wizard's Winter AleMiddle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.6.301413.5
Twelve DaysHook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd.5.501353.84
An Brain BlástaThe Porterhouse Brewing Company7.001283.54
Schlafly Bourbon Barrel AleThe Schlafly Tap Room8.001263.81
Extra Special Oak (ESO)Element Brewing Company7.751153.78
Tennent's Aged With Whisky OakTennent Caledonian Breweries6.001053.38
TripleW.H. Brakspear & Sons plc7.20943.86
Rhinelander Mystical Jack Traditional AleMinhas Craft Brewery7.00883.11
Monkey Wrench Strong AleDaleside Brewery5.30693.83
Morocco AleDaleside Brewery5.50683.64
MochaGeorge Bateman & Son / Batemans Brewery6.00673.65
Ginger Tom (Old Tom With Ginger)Frederic Robinson Limited6.00643.42
(512) English Strong Ale(512) Brewing Company7.50613.59
NimptopsicalRushing Duck Brewing Company7.30553.85
Otro Mundo Strong Red AleOtro Mundo Brewing Company7.50553.48
PeculiarGranite Brewery & Restaurant5.60493.76
1488 Whisky BeerTullibardine Distillery7.00483.27
Strong Pale AleMarston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.6.20463.27
Otter HeadOtter Brewery Ltd5.80453.69
Old AdmiralThe Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel6.70443.41
Belhaven Speyside Oak Aged Blonde AleBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.6.50433.63
Dark PlanetStraight To Ale9.00403.93
St. Peter's The Saints Whisky BeerSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.80393.2
Ripon Jewel AleDaleside Brewery5.80393.67
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