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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
John Smith
5.5 gal 3.21% 35.81 1.034 1.010
Partial Mash 2089
Bitter
5.5 gal 3.76% 28.8 1.038 1.010
BIAB 2086
Goose Island Honkers Ale Clone
11 gal 4.3% 29.9 1.047 1.014
All Grain 1927
Luddite Ales 2017
500 L 3.77% 35.59 1.037 1.008
All Grain 1380
Roger's
23 L 3.94% 20.87 1.039 1.008
BIAB 1324
House Beer
1 gal 4.47% 16.72 1.046 1.012
All Grain 1236
Excited Hobbits
25 L 4.81% 28.4 1.049 1.012
Partial Mash 1123
UK Ordinary Bitter
20 L 3.64% 29.34 1.037 1.010
All Grain 1095
Tors Bitre DrĂ¥per
25 L 4.74% 39.82 1.053 1.017
BIAB 1043
6X clone
6 gal 5.12% 21.9 1.051 1.012
BIAB 1036

Newest Ordinary Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Adefm1
10 L 4.37% 39.94 1.044 1.011
BIAB 7
DAM Meander To Maldon - Brewers Gold
26 L 4.61% 26.75 1.044 1.009
All Grain 4
herriots bitter
5.5 gal 4.79% 53.28 1.048 1.012
extract 28
Awesome Recipe
6 gal 4.74% 27 1.048 1.012
All Grain 1
Amarillo Single Hop Ale
23 L 5.56% 72.51 1.051 1.008
All Grain 5
Led by old barley corn
23 L 4.62% 32.41 1.046 1.011
All Grain 1
Adanams Clone
5.5 gal 4.37% 33.27 1.044 1.011
extract 16
Awesome Recipe
60 L 3.79% 50.45 1.038 1.009
All Grain 1
Badger Best
21 L 3.77% 25.77 1.038 1.010
All Grain 31
Extract English Pub Ale
5 gal 6.2% 27.16 1.063 1.016
extract 46

Fermentables Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 408 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 83% 5% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 61 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 73% 9% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 58 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 58 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 0% - 16%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 57 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 6% 1% - 15%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 54 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 76% 20% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 53 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 80% 8% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 46 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 2% 0% - 22%
American - Special Roast 40 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 3% 2% - 9%
Torrified Wheat 37 Grain other 2°L
36 8% 2% - 19%

Hops Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 324 5 34% 6% - 100%
Fuggles 200 4.5 33% 4% - 100%
Challenger 115 8.5 35% 1% - 100%
Target 53 11.5 31% 8% - 100%
Cascade 49 7 31% 8% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 46 5.5 30% 11% - 80%
Goldings 43 4.5 34% 1% - 100%
Magnum 40 15 29% 2% - 100%
Kent Goldings 38 5 37% 11% - 100%
Northern Brewer 35 7.8 35% 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%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 5 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 75% 50% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 4 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 45% 14% - 68%
United Kingdom - Cara Malt 4 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 17.5°L
35 100% 100% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 4 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 40% 17% - 50%
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%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 2 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 43% 25% - 60%
American - Caramel / Crystal 90L 2 American Grain crystal malt 90°L
33 50% 50% - 50%

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-04 164 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 61 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 50 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 42 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 40 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 30 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Wyeast - West Yorkshire 1469 19 Wyeast Ale 0.09 High 69% 64°F 72°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 16 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 16 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 14 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 83 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 56 Fining Boil 70% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 46 Fining Boil 67% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 34 Water Agt Sparge 11% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 27 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 24 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 50%
Lactic acid 21 Water Agt Mash 66% 1% - 100%
Table Salt 20 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 23%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 19 Water Agt Mash 30% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 16 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%

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