Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

ESBs are essentially more aggressive and more balanced Bitters, both in alcohol and hop character, but nothing overpowering. Color range will be similar, though leaning towards the darker end of the scale; dark golds to copper. Low carbonation. Malts tend to be more pronounced, often toasty and fruity, with maybe some notes diacetyl. And despite "bitter" being in its name, ESBs are not really all that bitter. They key to an ESB is balance.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 651 to 700 (out of 1544) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Blackwell's ESBThree Notch'd Brewing Company5.603.233-
Anglican Extra Special BitterChurch Street Brewing Company6.003.913-
IronhideButcher's Brewing6.503.173-
ESBWop's Hops Brewing Company5.703.23-
MervisiaBirrificio Civale6.203.733-
Buoy ESBBuoy Beer Company6.004.063-
Lionheart ESBHoots Roller Bar & Beer Co.6.403.793-
Black Forest ESBBlack Forest Brew Haus5.703.593-
NewtonianGravity Brewing5.703.773-
AcerbusCroce Di Malto5.903.133-
ESB 6Deans Brothers Brewing Co.6.004.013-
Let It ESBThe Wild Rover Pub & Brewery ? 3.143-
Picadilly PaleUnion Brewing Company5.803.583-
Expedition ESBBackcountry Brewery5.303.963-
Freakin' On ESBAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse6.003.453-
Extra Special BitterDangerous Man Brewing5.003.73-
Front Street BitterDiamond Knot Brewery6.003.223-
The ManchestererNoble Ale Works4.503.923-
Temple Extra Special BitterTemple Brewing Company5.403.213-
E.S.B.Mad Anthony Brewing Company ? 3.593-
Slap & Tickle ESBCopper Club Brewing Company6.403.973-
Old Fashioned 14* ESBBent Paddle Brewing Co.5.603.713-
Ringwood Dark AleRingwood Brewery5.003.53-
Phantom ESBPhantom Ales, Cider, & Cellar6.603.253-
Sharp's SpecialSharp's Brewery5.203.573-
Orbit ESBEquinox Brewing Company5.403.823-
Extraterrestrial Space BeerIntergalactic Brewing Co.5.704.073-
EliasAlosta Brewing Co.5.403.473-
Biopiracy Best BitterFalling Sky Brewing4.603.673-
Jacobsen Pale AleCarlsberg Danmark A/S6.402.83-
Bitter Earth ESBArkose Brewing5.002.993-
Endless Mountain3 Guys & A Beer'd Brewing Company4.803.513-
Serious AleRoyersford Brewing Company, LLC ? 3.963-
Folkared Bullseye Best BitterFolkared 156.102.973-
That's Progress!Earth Bread + Brewery5.403.753-
E.S.B.The Ruddy Duck Brewery And Grill6.003.723-
The EnglisherNoble Ale Works4.203.453-
Mild ThingHarmon Restaurant & Brewery5.403.933-
Represa Red AleLockdown Brewing Company6.002.863-
West Reading ESBChatty Monks Brewing6.003.563-
ESBTun Tavern6.203.893-
Sellars ESBCastle Rock Beer Co.4.703.83-
The DukeShort's Brewing Company4.503.673-
Spiders From Clive515 Brewing Company5.703.793-
VirginBirdsview Brewing Company5.503.383-
Late Game ESBOuter Banks Brewing Station5.103.853-
Spitfire AmberSantiam Brewing Company6.203.543-
Belt Up ESBOff The Rail Brewing Company5.603.893-
Wickwar Old ArnoldWickwar Brewing Company4.803.153-
SOHO ESB AleHolston River Brewing Co. ? 3.833-
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