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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
01 TABLE ENGLISH ALE
28 L 3.91% 32.96 1.060 1.030
All Grain 7899
John Smith
5.5 gal 3.21% 35.81 1.034 1.010
Partial Mash 2509
Bitter
5.5 gal 3.76% 28.8 1.038 1.010
BIAB 2322
Goose Island Honkers Ale Clone
11 gal 4.3% 29.9 1.047 1.014
All Grain 2182
Luddite Ales 2017
500 L 3.77% 35.59 1.037 1.008
All Grain 1468
Roger's
23 L 3.94% 20.87 1.039 1.008
BIAB 1416
UK Ordinary Bitter
20 L 3.64% 29.34 1.037 1.010
All Grain 1351
House Beer
1 gal 4.47% 16.72 1.046 1.012
All Grain 1313
Pale Ale
9.5 L 3.25% 29.14 1.031 1.006
Partial Mash 1245
Excited Hobbits
25 L 4.81% 28.4 1.049 1.012
Partial Mash 1203

Newest Ordinary Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Golden contract
5.5 gal 3.28% 18.36 1.036 1.011
BIAB 4
Landlord Hammond Clone
21 L 4.36% 37.41 1.048 1.015
BIAB 4
Une Fin
20.8 L 4.5% 25.55 1.045 1.011
All Grain 5
TEA PARTY ZAPPA
3 gal 3.65% 23.33 1.035 1.007
BIAB 9
Better Bitter
5.5 gal 3.4% 10.6 1.037 1.011
BIAB 9
Awesome Recipe
300 L 3.9% 0 1.040 1.010
All Grain 7
Lowland Bitter
21 L 0.94% 35.73 1.017 1.010
All Grain 8
Chiswick Clone
5.5 gal 3.26% 0 1.033 1.008
All Grain 23
amber
20.8 L 5.6% 0 1.055 1.013
All Grain 9
Eric's ordinary bitter
5.5 gal 3.55% 24.48 1.035 1.008
BIAB 11

Fermentables Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 242 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 83% 5% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 37 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 19%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 35 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 6% 2% - 15%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 33 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 16%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 31 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 81% 8% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 30 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 3% 1% - 22%
Pale 2-Row 29 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 77% 36% - 100%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 27 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 78% 24% - 100%
American - Victory 26 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 0% - 22%
Torrified Wheat 25 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 7% 1% - 19%

Hops Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 180 5 32% 7% - 100%
Fuggles 125 4.5 32% 8% - 100%
Challenger 63 8.5 36% 9% - 100%
Cascade 33 7 29% 8% - 100%
Goldings 31 4.5 35% 11% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 28 5.5 29% 11% - 80%
Willamette 26 4.5 29% 9% - 100%
Magnum 26 15 32% 4% - 100%
Target 24 11.5 36% 11% - 100%
Kent Goldings 23 5 36% 11% - 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 6 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 56% 29% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 4 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 40% 17% - 50%
United Kingdom - Cara Malt 4 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 17.5°L
35 100% 100% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 3 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 44% 14% - 68%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 3 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 61% 50% - 82%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 3 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 45% 8% - 90%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 2 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 95% 91% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 2 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 13% 9% - 18%
American - Victory 2 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 20% 13% - 28%
Crisp Malting - Pale Chocolate 2 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 220°L
32.7 12% 4% - 20%

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 93 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 44 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 37 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 28 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 23 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 20 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 12 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 9 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 8 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F
Mangrove Jack - Liberty Bell Ale M36 8 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Med-High 76% 62°F 74°F

Other Ingredients Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 40 Fining Boil 71% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 31 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 25 Water Agt Boil 57% 9% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 16 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 12 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 50%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 7 Other Boil 31% 0% - 50%
Table Salt 6 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 23%
Baking Soda 5 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 29%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 5 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 20%
Lactic acid 5 Water Agt Mash 44% 1% - 86%

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