Also called "Best Bitter." Stronger body and hop flavor than Ordinary Bitter. Moderate strength. More robust with evident malty character and some caramel quality.
Moderate malt and hop flavor. Med to high bitterness. Evident hop aroma and flavor. Medium in body and flavor. Copper brown or dark gold color. Very low carbonation, higher for bottled version.
English pale, amber and/or crystal malt. English hops. May use sugar, corn or wheat adjuncts. Water with medium sulfate enhances hops flavor.
Fuller's London Pride, Sheffield Best Bitter, Nor'Wester Best Bitter, Mitchell's ESB, Red Hook ESB, Victory ESB, Young's Special, Goose Islane Honkers Ale, Greene King Ruddles County Bitter