Top Rated Beers: English Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Arguably the best beers within the English Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) style. | Style Info
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1Naughty Hildegard ESB
Driftwood Brewery
1364.25-
2Lord Rear Admiral
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
6734.13-
3Fuller's ESB
Fuller Smith & Turner PLC
3,0774.08-
4Portsmouth Hop Harvest #2
Portsmouth Brewery
544.25-
5Extra Special Bitter
Blue Point Brewing Company
394.25-
6Twist Of Fate Bitter Ale
Moonlight Brewing Company
1024.06-
7Young's Special London Ale
Eagle Brewery
4523.98-
8XX Bitch Creek
Grand Teton Brewing Co.
1444.01-
9E.S.B.
Broad Ripple Brew Pub
354.14-
10Red Racer India Style Red Ale
Central City Brewers + Distillers
1563.98-
11York Street Bitter
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
274.17-
12Anvil
AleSmith Brewing Company
6823.92-
13Moondog Ale
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
2153.94-
1414* ESB
Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
1843.92-
15Beast Bitter
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
2433.91-
16Old Izaak
Whim Ales
474.01-
17Extra Special Bitter Ale
Climax Brewing Company
923.94-
18HMS Victory ESB
Dry Dock Brewing Co.
234.12-
19Old Man
Tree House Brewing Company
3403.89-
20Bachelor ESB
Deschutes Brewery
1933.9-
21Young's Ram Rod
Eagle Brewery
1823.9-
22Oliver's ESB
Pratt Street Ale House
493.98-
23Harvest Ale
Southern Tier Brewing Company
1,7783.87-
24Russell Blood Alley Bitter
Russell Brewing Company
853.93-
25Baldwin And Cooper Best Bitter
Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
523.97-
26Empire Strikes Bitter
Founders Brewing Company
513.97-
27The Wise ESB
Elysian Brewing Company
2093.89-
28Tippin' It Down
Bad Weather Brewing Company
184.16-
29Adnams SSB (Suffolk Special Bitter)
Adnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery
1413.89-
30Batemans XXXB
George Bateman & Son / Batemans Brewery
1443.88-
31Örebro Bitter
Närke Kulturbryggeri AB
353.98-
32Propeller Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
Propeller Brewery
1623.87-
33La Vache Folle - ESB
Microbrasserie Charlevoix
1153.88-
34Mitchell's Extra Special Bitter
Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub & Guesthouse
363.96-
35Independence ESB
Independence Brewing Co.
214.05-
36The People's Pint Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
The People's Pint
333.96-
37Winter Storm
Heavy Seas Beer
1,0823.83-
38Young's Special
Eagle Brewery
563.9-
39Surfman's Check
Devil's Purse Brewing Co.
753.87-
40ESB
High Cotton Brewing Co.
383.92-
41Elton's ESB
Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks
154.08-
42Tower ESB
Bull & Bush Brewery
493.88-
43Magnumus Ete Tomahawkus ESB³
Rock Art Brewery
2113.82-
44Bombardier Amber Beer
Eagle Brewery
1,0223.8-
45Steel Wheels ESB
Blue Mountain Brewery
1473.82-
46Huvila E.S.B.
Malmgårdin Panimo
293.92-
47Belk's ESB
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
5453.8-
48ESB
Other Half Brewing Company - Brooklyn
413.88-
49Gritty McDuff's Christmas Ale
Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
1973.81-
50Old Marcus
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
363.89-
51McNeill's Extra Special Bitter
McNeill's Brewery
1183.82-
52Beak's Best
New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
353.89-
53Winter ESB
The Schlafly Tap Room
3273.8-
54Willimantic Anytown USA A.S.B.
Willimantic Brewing Co.
154.02-
55Ski To Sea ESB
Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
263.92-
56The Guilty Party ESB
Gibb's Hundred Brewing Co.
333.89-
57Hoptopsy ESB
Barley and Hops
124.07-
58Rye ESB (Extra Special Bitter De Seigle)
Brasserie Dunham
373.87-
59Hobgoblin
Wychwood Brewery Company Ltd
2,7183.78-
60Minaret Extra Special Bitter
Cigar City Brewing
1863.79-
61Seven Giraffes
Williams Brothers Brewing Company
823.81-
62Cambridge House Old Mill Pond ESB
The Cambridge House Brewpub
143.99-
63Red Nose ESB
Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store
453.84-
64ESB
Real Ale Brewing Company
393.85-
65Beer #42 ESB
Galaxy Brewing Company
173.95-
66Blue Heron Extra Special Bitter
The Port Gastropub / Sea Level Brewing Company
193.93-
67Broken Paddle ESB
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
343.86-
68ESB
Holler Brewing Co.
124.02-
69ESB
Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
473.83-
70Chin Wag
Hogshead Brewery
333.85-
71Panda Bear Ale
Thirsty Bear Brewing Company
243.88-
72ESB
The Civil Life Brewing Company
193.91-
73Barley's J. Scott Francis ESB
Barley's Brewing Company
143.96-
74Jack The Sipper
Southern Prohibition Brewing
1393.78-
75Endless Skyway ESB
Black Mesa Brewing Co.
433.82-
76Rattlesnake ESB
The Tin Whistle Brewing Company
114-
77Wilson Creek ESB
Olde Hickory Brewery
503.81-
78Extra Special Bitter
The Ship Inn
183.9-
79Red Hill Hop Harvest Ale
Red Hill Brewery
203.88-
80Gritty McDuff's Halloween Ale
Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
3243.76-
81Gem
Bath Ales Ltd
893.78-
82Goldings Special Bitter
Selin's Grove Brewing Company
183.89-
83Deep Roots
Three Weavers Brewing Company
413.81-
84Thames Welsh ESB
Felinfoel Brewery Co.
1213.77-
85Jennings Sneck Lifter
Jennings Brothers PLC
613.79-
86Blue Collar Bitter
Blackfoot River Brewing Company
113.97-
87Sink The Clipper
Sun King Brewing Company
183.86-
88Baden Baden 1999 Bitter Ale
Cervejaria Baden Baden
213.84-
89Extra Special Ale (ESA)
Yards Brewing Co.
6483.74-
90ESB
Buckeye Lake Brewery
103.94-
91Gjutarns Bästa Bitter
Skebo Bruksbryggeri
113.92-
92P.A.C. Forever
Spiteful Brewing
133.89-
93Bridge Brew Ale
Bridge Brew Works LLC
183.84-
94Rockaway ESB
Rockaway Brewing Company
653.76-
95Sawtooth
Left Hand Brewing Company
2,1883.73-
96Looking Glass
Lamplighter Brewing Company
123.89-
97Royal Execution
Hop Hooligans
103.92-
98Sweetwater Motor Boat
SweetWater Brewing Company
4563.73-
99Old Hooky
Hook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd.
1213.74-
100Amber Ale
Drake's Brewing Co.
1143.74-