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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 3106
5 - Saison Bitter - 24lt
25 L 4.7% 25.45 1.038 1.002
All Grain 2670
John Smith
5.5 gal 3.21% 35.81 1.034 1.010
Partial Mash 1619
Goose Island Honkers Ale Clone
11 gal 4.3% 29.9 1.047 1.014
All Grain 1435
Luddite Ales 2017
500 L 3.77% 35.59 1.037 1.008
All Grain 1248
House Beer
1 gal 4.47% 16.72 1.046 1.012
All Grain 1115
Roger's
23 L 3.94% 20.87 1.039 1.008
BIAB 1072
Excited Hobbits
25 L 4.81% 28.4 1.049 1.012
Partial Mash 1023
Yorkshire Bitter
22 L 3.92% 25.35 1.038 1.008
All Grain 993
Tors Bitre DrĂ¥per
25 L 4.74% 39.82 1.053 1.017
BIAB 952

Newest Ordinary Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Bitter
20.8 L 5.54% 34.11 1.055 1.013
All Grain 16
Black Swan Bitter
6.75 gal 3.49% 28.73 1.038 1.012
All Grain 23
Stebbi
40 L 6.52% 59.83 1.066 1.017
All Grain 18
Ordinary bitter II
5.25 gal 3.78% 26.08 1.041 1.012
BIAB 13
Goose Willis
5.5 gal 4.25% 33.6 1.041 1.009
All Grain 16
2020_01_10 class recipe
10.5 gal 5.43% 34.73 1.054 1.012
Partial Mash 10
Bitter
1150 L 3.51% 18.67 1.036 1.009
All Grain 24
#01/20
25 L 4.14% 20.35 1.043 1.011
All Grain 19
No Short Measure (modified)
5.5 gal 3.84% 33.18 1.039 1.010
BIAB 31
Mish mash
12 L 3.95% 27.82 1.037 1.007
Partial Mash 17

Fermentables Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 345 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% 2% - 25%
American - Pale 2-Row 52 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 73% 9% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 51 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 79% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 49 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 6% 1% - 15%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 48 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 0% - 16%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 43 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 2% 0% - 22%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 41 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 74% 23% - 100%
Torrified Wheat 35 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 8% 2% - 19%
American - Special Roast 34 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 3% 2% - 9%

Hops Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 271 5 33% 7% - 100%
Fuggles 172 4.5 33% 8% - 100%
Challenger 100 8.5 36% 1% - 100%
Target 44 11.5 33% 11% - 100%
Cascade 44 7 31% 8% - 100%
Goldings 40 4.5 36% 1% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 38 5.5 29% 11% - 80%
Magnum 37 15 27% 2% - 100%
Kent Goldings 33 5 37% 11% - 100%
Willamette 32 4.5 31% 9% - 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-04 135 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 57 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 46 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 39 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 36 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 25 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 15 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 14 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 13 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F
- - Gervin Ale (by Muntons) GV-12 13 - Ale n/a High 77% 57°F 70°F

Other Ingredients Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 62 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 46 Fining Boil 70% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 44 Water Agt Boil 69% 9% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 28 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 25 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 18 Water Agt Mash 64% 1% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 17 Water Agt Mash 25% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 16 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 23%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 14 Water Agt Boil 38% 0% - 100%
Chalk 11 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 75%

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