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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
Timothy Taylor Landlord Clone
21 L 4.31% 34.5 1.046 1.013
BIAB 5593
Hořčík #1
23 L 4.46% 32.03 1.045 1.011
All Grain 5525
English Pale Ale (AG)
23 L 4.45% 25.72 1.045 1.011
All Grain 4251
Yorkshire Bitter
23 L 3.93% 33.04 1.042 1.012
All Grain 4045
Whitbread Flowers Original Bitter
22 L 4.52% 32.31 1.044 1.010
All Grain 3977
queen of the iceni
5.5 gal 3.92% 34.68 1.040 1.010
All Grain 3125
Allt Home Fire
20 L 4.47% 36.77 1.043 1.009
All Grain 2549
bitter
20 L 4.5% 35.71 1.046 1.011
All Grain 2498
Prodigal son 2
22 L 4.52% 39.01 1.043 1.009
Partial Mash 2106
Štajerc #1
27 L 4.53% 26.5 1.046 1.012
extract 1735

Newest Best Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
The Prime Minister
6 gal 4.28% 35.18 1.046 1.013
All Grain 10
Awesome Recipe
6 gal 4.68% 29.34 1.047 1.012
All Grain 1
Spitfire Kentish
22 L 4.9% 29.31 1.050 1.012
All Grain 12
Bitter
5.5 gal 3.66% 34.15 1.040 1.012
BIAB 5
Best Bitter
5.5 gal 4.32% 27.73 1.048 1.015
All Grain 43
Viking Landlord (Nectaron)
20.8 L 4.61% 38.73 1.044 1.009
All Grain 25
Best bitter
5.5 gal 4.01% 32.89 1.046 1.015
BIAB 19
B Ya
20 L 4.85% 35.28 1.049 1.012
All Grain 12
Best bitter
20 L 4.88% 28.61 1.049 1.012
All Grain 35
EPA
3.25 gal 4.82% 23.97 1.048 1.011
BIAB 14

Fermentables Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 386 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 80% 4% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 75 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 29%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 57 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 2% - 20%
Torrified Wheat 53 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 6% 1% - 15%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 51 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 80% 19% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 49 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 13%
Pale 2-Row 44 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 64% 5% - 96%
American - Victory 39 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 3% - 13%
United Kingdom - Amber 39 United Kingdom Grain base malt 27°L
32 7% 1% - 25%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 39 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 74% 11% - 99%

Hops Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 286 5 31% 1% - 100%
Fuggles 215 4.5 31% 6% - 100%
Challenger 120 8.5 31% 3% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 66 5.5 28% 7% - 63%
Target 65 11.5 33% 3% - 86%
Cascade 52 7 23% 4% - 78%
Northern Brewer 50 7.8 35% 5% - 67%
Magnum 42 15 27% 4% - 100%
Goldings 42 4.5 30% 9% - 71%
Northdown 33 8.6 31% 7% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 5 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 79% 25% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 90L 4 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 90°L
33 86% 43% - 100%
United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 120L 4 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 78% 50% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 4 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 69% 43% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 4 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 44% 20% - 100%
German - CaraRed 3 German Grain crystal malt 20°L
34 50% 50% - 50%
Belgian - Biscuit 3 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 39% 33% - 50%
German - CaraMunich II 3 German Grain crystal malt 46°L
34 50% 50% - 50%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 3 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 71% 50% - 83%
American - Victory 2 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 63% 25% - 100%

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-04 179 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 51 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 42 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - West Yorkshire 1469 36 Wyeast Ale 0.09 High 69% 64°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 34 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 29 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 26 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 22 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 20 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Danstar - London ESB Yeast 16 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 90 Water Agt Mash 30% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 63 Fining Boil 80% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 53 Fining Boil 68% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 45 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 73%
Epsom Salt 31 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 50%
Lactic acid 26 Water Agt Mash 83% 1% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 53%
Table Salt 16 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 23%
Baking Soda 15 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 33%
Chalk 10 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 58%

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