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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 2898
5 - Amber Saison - 24lt
24 L 4.91% 26.92 1.038 1.001
All Grain 2396
John Smith
5.5 gal 3.21% 35.81 1.034 1.010
Partial Mash 1411
Luddite Ales 2017
500 L 3.77% 35.59 1.037 1.008
All Grain 1158
Goose Island Honkers Ale Clone
11 gal 4.3% 29.9 1.047 1.014
All Grain 1141
House Beer
1 gal 4.47% 16.72 1.046 1.012
All Grain 1043
Roger's
23 L 3.94% 20.87 1.039 1.008
BIAB 1003
Excited Hobbits
25 L 4.81% 28.4 1.049 1.012
Partial Mash 961
Tors Bitre DrĂ¥per
25 L 4.74% 39.82 1.053 1.017
BIAB 867
6X clone
6 gal 5.12% 21.9 1.051 1.012
BIAB 796

Newest Ordinary Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Bitter
10.5 L 3.59% 32.74 1.036 1.009
BIAB 2
OB #11
23 L 3.18% 29.52 1.036 1.012
All Grain 3
Awesome Recipe
22 L 3.68% 23.4 1.037 1.009
All Grain 0
Mix Bitter
11 gal 3.97% 49.61 1.039 1.009
All Grain 2
Awesome Recipe
10 gal 4.08% 31.05 1.041 1.010
All Grain 1
LONDON PRIDE
48 L 4.61% 31.31 1.046 1.011
All Grain 7
Will Robson Pale Ale
165 L 4.69% 16.68 1.046 1.010
All Grain 11
E SOBO (english style oat beer on oak
8 gal 3.67% 26.44 1.039 1.011
extract 11
Awesome Recipe
12 L 3.46% 0 1.035 1.009
BIAB 1
Light Ale - Flowers PX 1955
23 L 2.88% 32.27 1.032 1.010
All Grain 8

Fermentables Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 332 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 83% 5% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 53 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 25%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 46 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 82% 8% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 46 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 75% 9% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 45 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 6% 1% - 15%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 44 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 15%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 39 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 2% 1% - 22%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 36 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 74% 11% - 100%
United Kingdom - Amber 36 United Kingdom Grain base malt 27°L
32 8% 0% - 67%
Torrified Wheat 35 Adjunct raw 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 248 5 33% 7% - 100%
Fuggles 166 4.5 33% 8% - 100%
Challenger 95 8.5 35% 1% - 100%
Target 43 11.5 33% 11% - 100%
Cascade 39 7 31% 8% - 100%
Goldings 39 4.5 36% 1% - 100%
Magnum 36 15 28% 2% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 33 5.5 30% 11% - 80%
Kent Goldings 30 5 37% 11% - 100%
Northern Brewer 29 7.8 32% 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-04 128 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 52 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 42 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 36 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 31 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 28 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 - British Ale Yeast WLP005 12 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - London Ale Yeast WLP013 11 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 71% 66°F 71°F

Other Ingredients Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 53 Water Agt Mash 26% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 45 Fining Boil 70% 1% - 100%
Whirlfloc 38 Water Agt Mash 67% 9% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 30 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 54%
Epsom Salt 23 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 50%
Table Salt 17 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 23%
Lactic acid 15 Water Agt Mash 62% 1% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 13 Water Agt Boil 42% 11% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 12 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 100%
Chalk 10 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 75%

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