How Many Have You Had?

Join Here and Start Rating!

Bitter - Premium / Strong / ESB

In England, many breweries have a number of bitters in their range. The style that has come to be known as Premium or Special Bitter generally includes the stronger examples. These are mostly served in the traditional way from the cask, but some are also found in bottle form where the extra malt allows them to stand up better than the more delicate ordinary Bitter. In the US, the designation ESB is common for this style. In the US, some ESBs are made with American hops and a clean yeast, but the alcohol range is the same, as is the range of bitterness but occasionally creeping higher.


   
 

Serve in English pint ·  



Top Tags

 fuggles  challenger  cascade  collaboration  maris otter  christmas  fresh hop  best bitter  single hop  chinook

Top Raters

imdownthepub 
1214 
fonefan 
1206 
harrisoni 
979 
DJMonarch 
860 
leaparsons 
804 
cgarvieuk 
781 
maeib 
698 
ManVsBeer 
689 
Ungstrup 
652 
downender 
648