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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 4876
Timothy Taylor Landlord Clone
21 L 4.31% 34.5 1.046 1.013
BIAB 4465
English Pale Ale (AG)
23 L 4.45% 25.72 1.045 1.011
All Grain 3641
Whitbread Flowers Original Bitter
22 L 4.52% 32.31 1.044 1.010
All Grain 3053
Yorkshire Bitter
23 L 3.93% 33.04 1.042 1.012
All Grain 2854
queen of the iceni
5.5 gal 3.92% 34.68 1.040 1.010
All Grain 2816
Allt Home Fire
20 L 4.47% 36.77 1.043 1.009
All Grain 2228
bitter
20 L 4.5% 35.71 1.046 1.011
All Grain 2005
Prodigal son 2
22 L 4.52% 39.01 1.043 1.009
Partial Mash 1934
Štajerc #1
27 L 4.53% 26.5 1.046 1.012
extract 1554

Newest Best Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Bitter L*
44 L 4.59% 32.9 1.046 1.011
All Grain 1
yorkshire bitter
23 L 4.36% 38.88 1.044 1.011
All Grain 3
Awesome Recipe
8 L 4.68% 29.03 1.048 1.012
All Grain 9
Union Jack
7.5 gal 4.26% 36.19 1.044 1.012
All Grain 12
Waggledance Clone
5.5 gal 4.07% 37.77 1.044 1.013
BIAB 7
Best Bitter
10 gal 5% 24.9 1.051 1.013
All Grain 2
Brewtools Experiment
230 L 3.95% 27.63 1.043 1.013
All Grain 6
Best Bitter 80l (Landlord Clone)
70 L 4.17% 30.53 1.041 1.010
All Grain 25
Bitter
5.5 gal 4.2% 28.12 1.045 1.013
BIAB 8
Landlord 2
5.5 gal 4.35% 32.38 1.043 1.010
All Grain 11

Fermentables Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 363 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 80% 4% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 65 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 29%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 56 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 19%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 47 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 13%
Torrified Wheat 47 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 6% 1% - 15%
Pale 2-Row 42 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 64% 5% - 96%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 41 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 81% 19% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 36 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 75% 11% - 99%
American - Victory 36 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 3% - 13%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 35 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 10% 1% - 26%

Hops Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 253 5 31% 1% - 100%
Fuggles 198 4.5 31% 6% - 100%
Challenger 104 8.5 32% 3% - 100%
Target 63 11.5 33% 3% - 86%
Styrian Goldings 58 5.5 28% 7% - 63%
Cascade 48 7 24% 4% - 78%
Northern Brewer 47 7.8 35% 5% - 77%
Goldings 40 4.5 29% 9% - 69%
Magnum 37 15 27% 4% - 100%
Willamette 30 4.5 29% 8% - 77%

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 60L 5 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 58% 15% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 4 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 44% 20% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 90L 4 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 90°L
33 86% 43% - 100%
United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 120L 3 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 87% 60% - 100%
German - CaraMunich II 3 German Grain crystal malt 46°L
34 50% 50% - 50%
German - CaraRed 3 German Grain crystal malt 20°L
34 50% 50% - 50%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 3 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 50% 21% - 80%
Belgian - Biscuit 2 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 33% 33% - 33%
Flaked Oats 2 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 39% 12% - 67%

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-04 161 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 44 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 39 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - West Yorkshire 1469 32 Wyeast Ale 0.09 High 69% 64°F 72°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 28 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 25 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 25 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 21 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 16 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 73 Water Agt Mash 34% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 61 Fining Boil 83% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 41 Fining Boil 72% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 39 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 73%
Epsom Salt 22 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 43%
Lactic acid 18 Water Agt Sparge 85% 1% - 100%
Table Salt 13 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 31%
Baking Soda 11 Water Agt Sparge 8% 0% - 29%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 10 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 53%
Chalk 8 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 58%

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