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British Bitter - Ordinary Bitter

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Ordinary Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Ordinary Bitter
8 L 3.66% 28.98 1.036 1.008
BIAB 2995
5 - Saison Bitter - 24lt
25 L 4.7% 25.45 1.038 1.002
All Grain 2550
John Smith
5.5 gal 3.21% 35.81 1.034 1.010
Partial Mash 1523
Goose Island Honkers Ale Clone
11 gal 4.3% 29.9 1.047 1.014
All Grain 1298
Luddite Ales 2017
500 L 3.77% 35.59 1.037 1.008
All Grain 1208
House Beer
1 gal 4.47% 16.72 1.046 1.012
All Grain 1065
Roger's
23 L 3.94% 20.87 1.039 1.008
BIAB 1033
Excited Hobbits
25 L 4.81% 28.4 1.049 1.012
Partial Mash 991
Tors Bitre DrĂ¥per
25 L 4.74% 39.82 1.053 1.017
BIAB 897
6X clone
6 gal 5.12% 21.9 1.051 1.012
BIAB 853

Newest Ordinary Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 3.83% 36.51 1.039 1.010
All Grain 0
Kiels Leftovers
12 L 5.02% 0 1.047 1.008
All Grain 3
Bricio's Bitter 2.0
5.5 gal 3.39% 30.34 1.037 1.012
All Grain 4
Wooden bitt
2000 L 6.1% 0 1.062 1.016
All Grain 4
Ordinary Bitter 11BBLS
346.5 gal 3.23% 24.82 1.033 1.008
All Grain 6
eastwest small batch
26 L 4.41% 33.26 1.046 1.012
All Grain 7
Bitter
230 gal 4.49% 34.9 1.047 1.013
All Grain 6
experimental best bitter
24 L 4.01% 36.49 1.040 1.010
Partial Mash 20
English BItter
5.5 gal 3.64% 24.47 1.037 1.009
extract 6
Prueba #2
151.73 L 3.77% 0 1.038 1.010
All Grain 36

Fermentables Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 334 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 83% 5% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 52 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 25%
American - Pale 2-Row 50 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 73% 9% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 48 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 81% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 47 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 6% 1% - 15%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 45 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 2% - 16%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 39 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 2% 0% - 22%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 39 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 75% 23% - 100%
Torrified Wheat 34 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 8% 2% - 19%
United Kingdom - Amber 34 United Kingdom Grain base malt 27°L
32 8% 0% - 67%

Hops Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 258 5 33% 7% - 100%
Fuggles 171 4.5 33% 6% - 100%
Challenger 98 8.5 35% 1% - 100%
Target 43 11.5 33% 11% - 100%
Goldings 41 4.5 37% 1% - 100%
Cascade 40 7 31% 8% - 100%
Magnum 38 15 28% 2% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 37 5.5 29% 11% - 80%
Kent Goldings 30 5 36% 11% - 100%
Northern Brewer 30 7.8 34% 8% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 7 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 62% 29% - 100%
United Kingdom - Cara Malt 4 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 17.5°L
35 100% 100% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 4 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 71% 50% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 4 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 40% 17% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 3 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 44% 14% - 68%
American - Victory 3 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 25% 13% - 33%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 3 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 97% 91% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 3 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 20% 9% - 33%
United Kingdom - Crystal 45L 2 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 45°L
34 75% 50% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 50L 2 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 50°L
34 100% 100% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 129 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 55 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 43 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 37 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 34 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 26 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 14 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
- - Gervin Ale (by Muntons) GV-12 13 - Ale n/a High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - London Ale Yeast WLP013 12 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 71% 66°F 71°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 12 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F

Other Ingredients Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 54 Water Agt Mash 28% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 46 Fining Boil 70% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 40 Water Agt Mash 68% 9% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 28 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 21 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 14 Water Agt Mash 25% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 14 Water Agt Mash 60% 1% - 100%
Table Salt 14 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 23%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 13 Water Agt Boil 38% 0% - 100%
Chalk 8 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 75%

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