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English Strong Ale

Description:
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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Fuller's 1845Fuller Smith & Turner PLC6.304.11,09593
Samuel Smith's Yorkshire StingoSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)8.004.0888790
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Geary's Hampshire Special AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company7.003.9362398
Mountain AleThe Shed Brewery7.403.856988
King GoblinWychwood Brewery Company Ltd6.603.77441-
Coopers Extra Strong Vintage AleCoopers Brewery Limited7.503.6537286
Hen's ToothGreene King / Morland Brewery6.503.4335873
Insanely Bad ElfRidgeway Brewing11.203.4297-
Mayflower Thanksgiving AleMayflower Brewing Company8.003.88219-
Seriously Bad ElfRidgeway Brewing9.003.37202-
Adnams Broadside Strong OriginalAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery6.303.9120086
Nimbus Old MonkeyshineNimbus Brewing Company8.203.81198-
Manchester Star AleJ.W. Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd7.303.9817490
Old TomFrederic Robinson Limited8.503.75174-
Innis & Gunn Canadian Cherrywood FinishInnis & Gunn8.303.82171-
Figgy PuddingBlock 15 Brewery & Restaurant11.004.02164-
Moonraker AleJ.W. Lees & Co (Brewers) Ltd7.503.6616188
BraciaThornbridge Brewery10.004.2150-
Pride Of Milford Special AleCooperstown Brewing Company7.703.71144-
Reindeer's RevoltRidgeway Brewing6.003.4139-
Wizard's Winter AleMiddle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.6.303.5213771
Twelve DaysHook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd.5.503.85132-
Schlafly Bourbon Barrel AleThe Schlafly Tap Room8.003.83126-
An Brain BlástaThe Porterhouse Brewing Company7.003.57122-
Extra Special Oak (ESO)Element Brewing Company7.753.811394
Tennent's Aged With Whisky OakTennent Caledonian Breweries6.003.4196-
TripleW.H. Brakspear & Sons plc7.203.8694-
Rhinelander Mystical Jack Traditional AleMinhas Craft Brewery7.003.1487-
Monkey Wrench Strong AleDaleside Brewery5.303.8369-
Morocco AleDaleside Brewery5.503.6468-
Ginger Tom (Old Tom With Ginger)Frederic Robinson Limited6.003.563-
NimptopsicalRushing Duck Brewing Company7.303.8154-
Otro Mundo Strong Red AleOtro Mundo Brewing Company7.503.455378
1488 Whisky BeerTullibardine Distillery7.003.2348-
Strong Pale AleMarston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.6.203.346-
PeculiarGranite Brewery & Restaurant5.603.7745-
Otter HeadOtter Brewery Ltd5.803.6845-
Old AdmiralThe Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel6.703.3943-
St. Peter's The Saints Whisky BeerSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.803.1239-
Ripon Jewel AleDaleside Brewery5.803.6639-
Centurion's Ghost AleYork Brewery Company Limited5.403.8338-
Dark PlanetStraight To Ale9.003.9537-
Double CenturyDaniel Thwaites Brewery PLC5.203.7733-
Robinson's Old Tom With GingerRobinsons Family Brewers6.003.6831-
WinterfestSockeye Grill & Brewery7.003.931-
Railway City Honey Bee'lixerRailway City Brewing Company5.003.5729-
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