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British Bitter - Best Bitter

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Best Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Hořčík #1
23 L 4.46% 32.03 1.045 1.011
All Grain 6583
Yorkshire Bitter
23 L 3.93% 33.04 1.042 1.012
All Grain 6293
English Pale Ale (AG)
23 L 4.45% 25.72 1.045 1.011
All Grain 6026
2021 PRIDE OF WARWICK BITTER
21 L 4.51% 26.67 1.046 1.011
All Grain 4011
bitter
20 L 4.5% 35.71 1.046 1.011
All Grain 3993
queen of the iceni
5.5 gal 3.92% 34.68 1.040 1.010
All Grain 3898
Allt Home Fire
20 L 4.47% 36.77 1.043 1.009
All Grain 3085
Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter
22.5 L 4.07% 39.08 1.043 1.012
All Grain 2965
Prodigal son 2
22 L 4.52% 39.01 1.043 1.009
Partial Mash 2458
Hop Light Pale Ale
44 L 4.35% 34.45 1.041 1.008
BIAB 2367

Newest Best Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
TIMMYS
20 L 3.72% 51.55 1.041 1.013
BIAB 9
best bitter
190 gal 4.2% 28.57 1.044 1.012
All Grain 12
Ian Wake - Best Bitter
23.1 L 4.14% 29.07 1.044 1.013
All Grain 22
The Poacher
190 gal 4.16% 28.57 1.044 1.012
All Grain 28
Stuart Crawshaw - Experimental Beer
22 L 4.72% 28.84 1.050 1.014
All Grain 21
Doctor Flexi's Best Bitter
5.5 gal 4.13% 0 1.043 1.012
All Grain 20
Gav's English
22.5 L 4.63% 25.43 1.042 1.007
All Grain 29
Bitter Series 01 base
45 L 4.07% 26.39 1.045 1.014
BIAB 47
Yorkshire Bitter
2.75 gal 4.05% 0 1.041 1.010
BIAB 23
Bitter 60
50 L 4.57% 31.26 1.046 1.012
All Grain 26

Fermentables Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 557 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 81% 4% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 97 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 1% - 29%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 87 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 20%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 75 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 79% 18% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 70 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 13%
Torrified Wheat 68 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 6% 1% - 15%
American - Victory 65 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 24%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 58 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 9% 1% - 26%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 57 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 2% 0% - 10%
United Kingdom - Amber 57 United Kingdom Grain base malt 27°L
32 7% 1% - 25%

Hops Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 439 5 32% 1% - 100%
Fuggles 343 4.5 32% 6% - 100%
Challenger 176 8.5 32% 3% - 100%
Target 92 11.5 35% 3% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 85 5.5 28% 7% - 63%
Cascade 66 7 24% 4% - 78%
Northern Brewer 65 7.8 34% 5% - 67%
Goldings 64 4.5 30% 9% - 75%
Magnum 60 15 27% 4% - 100%
Willamette 55 4.5 31% 8% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 8 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 68% 33% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 8 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 64% 25% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 5 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 42% 20% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 4 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 59% 25% - 83%
United Kingdom - Crystal 90L 4 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 90°L
33 86% 43% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 3 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 12% 3% - 17%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 3 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 69% 40% - 100%
German - CaraMunich II 3 German Grain crystal malt 46°L
34 50% 50% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 30L 3 American Grain crystal malt 30°L
34 44% 8% - 100%
German - CaraRed 3 German Grain crystal malt 20°L
34 50% 50% - 50%

Yeasts Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 286 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 72 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 53 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 50 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 48 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Wyeast - West Yorkshire 1469 47 Wyeast Ale 0.09 High 69% 64°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 43 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 32 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 25 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Danstar - London ESB Yeast 25 Danstar Ale Med-High Low 70% 65°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 196 Water Agt Mash 29% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 88 Water Agt Boil 69% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 84 Fining Boil 77% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 84 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 68%
Epsom Salt 73 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 50%
Lactic acid 59 Water Agt Mash 75% 1% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 46 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 73%
Baking Soda 37 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 33%
Table Salt 26 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 33%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 21 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 93%

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