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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 3101
Best_Bitter_III
4.5 gal 3.93% 29.57 1.042 1.012
All Grain 2726
English Pale Ale (AG)
23 L 4.45% 25.72 1.045 1.011
All Grain 2036
queen of the iceni
5.5 gal 3.92% 34.68 1.040 1.010
All Grain 1980
Timothy Taylor Landlord Clone
21 L 4.31% 34.5 1.046 1.013
BIAB 1893
Prodigal son 2
22 L 4.52% 39.01 1.043 1.009
Partial Mash 1501
Allt Home Fire
20 L 4.47% 36.77 1.043 1.009
All Grain 1480
Whitbread Flowers Original Bitter
22 L 4.52% 32.31 1.044 1.010
All Grain 1348
4th Hill Brewery Llandlord
23 L 4.2% 30.01 1.043 1.011
BIAB 1294
Štajerc #1
27 L 4.53% 26.5 1.046 1.012
extract 1071

Newest Best Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
# 201 Bitter
21 L 4.63% 41.62 1.047 1.012
All Grain 6
Best Bitter
5.5 gal 4.35% 21.96 1.044 1.011
extract 16
Labonne amber ale
19 L 3.97% 17.75 1.042 1.012
BIAB 8
Special/Best/Premium Bitter English Pale Ale (1 Gallon Batch)
1 gal 3.92% 29.26 1.044 1.014
BIAB 11
british bitter
3 gal 4.4% 47.11 1.045 1.011
All Grain 16
Awesome Recipe
210 L 2.42% 12.85 1.025 1.006
All Grain 12
Extra Special Bitter
5.8 gal 4.81% 41.18 1.049 1.012
extract 29
Bluebird
6 gal 4% 36.81 1.040 1.010
All Grain 17
Bitter
25 L 4.09% 35.45 1.042 1.010
All Grain 30
English Ale Fullers 1845
24 L 5.53% 45.68 1.056 1.013
All Grain 24

Fermentables Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 416 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 80% 4% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 79 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 29%
Torrified Wheat 60 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 6% 1% - 15%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 59 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 2% - 19%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 52 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 82% 19% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 47 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 13%
American - Pale 2-Row 44 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 69% 6% - 96%
American - Victory 42 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 3% - 13%
Belgian - Biscuit 42 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 7% 1% - 20%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 41 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 77% 11% - 99%

Hops Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 297 5 32% 1% - 100%
Fuggles 221 4.5 31% 6% - 100%
Challenger 119 8.5 32% 4% - 100%
Target 71 11.5 33% 3% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 70 5.5 28% 9% - 75%
Cascade 57 7 24% 4% - 78%
Northern Brewer 51 7.8 35% 5% - 77%
Goldings 43 4.5 30% 9% - 100%
Magnum 43 15 27% 4% - 100%
Willamette 37 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 90L 5 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 90°L
33 72% 19% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 5 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 79% 25% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 5 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 46% 20% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 4 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 51% 24% - 80%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 3 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 82% 67% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 3 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 64% 43% - 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%
Flaked Oats 2 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 39% 12% - 67%
German - CaraHell 2 German Grain crystal malt 11°L
34 30% 11% - 50%

Yeasts Used In Best Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 174 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 49 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 45 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 33 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 28 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 27 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 25 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 18 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 76 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 67 Fining Boil 82% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride 52 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 73%
Whirlfloc 36 Water Agt Boil 65% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 27 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 43%
Lactic acid 23 Water Agt Mash 78% 1% - 100%
Baking Soda 14 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 29%
Table Salt 12 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 29%
Chalk 8 Water Agt Mash 31% 1% - 58%
Citric acid 2 Water Agt Mash 66% 32% - 100%

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