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British Bitter - Ordinary Bitter


Top 10 Ordinary Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Hop Back Summer Lightning Clone
5 gal 4.72% 37.8 1.049 1.013
All Grain 2271
Fullers London Pride Clone
60 L 4.91% 32.64 1.048 1.011
All Grain 1882
Luddite Ales 2017
500 L 3.77% 35.59 1.037 1.008
All Grain 932
House Beer
1 gal 4.47% 16.72 1.046 1.012
All Grain 847
Excited Hobbits
25 L 4.81% 28.4 1.049 1.012
Partial Mash 828
John Smith
5.5 gal 3.21% 35.81 1.034 1.01
Partial Mash 825
Roger's
23 L 3.94% 20.87 1.039 1.008
BIAB 823
Ye olde bitter
21 L 3.65% 30.25 1.041 1.013
All Grain 741
Tors Bitre DrĂ¥per
25 L 4.74% 39.82 1.053 1.017
BIAB 713
Whitbread IPA (1957)
3 gal 3.3% 28.22 1.037 1.012
BIAB 620

Newest Ordinary Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Ordinary Bitter
1.75 gal 3.29% 15.41 1.035 1.01
BIAB 1
Motueka Bitter
5.5 gal 3.39% 25.61 1.036 1.01
All Grain 3
Innkeepers British House Ale
10 gal 3.7% 32.66 1.036 1.008
All Grain 5
Charlie's Smashing SMASH
3 gal 4.42% 33.57 1.048 1.014
BIAB 9
Drop-In Tisbury Local
5.25 gal 3.56% 26.75 1.038 1.011
BIAB 5
q
5.5 gal 7.45% 0 1.076 1.019
All Grain 7
17 days SMASH beer!
7 L 6.98% 17.3 1.071 1.018
extract 7
Awesome Recipe
11 gal 4.28% 27.66 1.044 1.011
All Grain 4
Yorkshire Bitter
23 L 3.88% 40.49 1.038 1.009
BIAB 8
10
23 L 3.88% 30.08 1.039 1.009
extract 8

Fermentables Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Maris Otter Pale
235
United Kingdom
Grain
Base malt
3.75 °L 
38
83%
5% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 120L
33
American
Grain
Crystal malt
120 °L 
33
6%
1% - 11%
Crystal 60L
32
United Kingdom
Grain
Crystal malt
60 °L 
34
7%
2% - 19%
Pale 2-Row
30
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
78%
36% - 100%
Golden Promise
29
United Kingdom
Grain
Base malt
3 °L 
37
78%
24% - 100%
Chocolate
28
United Kingdom
Grain
Roasted malt
425 °L 
34
3%
1% - 22%
Caramel / Crystal 60L
25
American
Grain
Crystal malt
60 °L 
34
7%
2% - 15%
Pale 2-Row
25
United Kingdom
Grain
Base malt
2.5 °L 
38
78%
8% - 100%
Amber
24
United Kingdom
Grain
Base malt
27 °L 
32
5%
1% - 13%
Cara Malt
22
United Kingdom
Grain
Crystal malt
17.5 °L 
35
7%
2% - 16%

Hops Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings169532%7% - 100%
Fuggles1134.533%8% - 100%
Challenger538.534%9% - 100%
Styrian Goldings275.530%11% - 80%
Magnum271531%4% - 100%
Goldings254.536%11% - 100%
Cascade25729%9% - 100%
Willamette244.534%13% - 100%
Target2311.536%12% - 100%
Northern Brewer217.832%12% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Caramel / Crystal 60L4American
Grain
Crystal malt60 °L 
34
64%
50% - 100%
Cara Malt3United Kingdom
Grain
Crystal malt17.5 °L 
35
100%
100% - 100%
Crystal 50L3United Kingdom
Grain
Crystal malt50 °L 
34
93%
78% - 100%
Chocolate3United Kingdom
Grain
Roasted malt425 °L 
34
20%
9% - 33%
Caramel / Crystal 120L3American
Grain
Crystal malt120 °L 
33
44%
14% - 68%
Caramel / Crystal 80L2American
Grain
Crystal malt80 °L 
33
49%
8% - 90%
Crystal 60L2United Kingdom
Grain
Crystal malt60 °L 
34
95%
91% - 100%
CaraFoam2German
Grain
Crystal malt1.8 °L 
37
29%
25% - 33%
Victory2American
Grain
Roasted malt28 °L 
34
20%
13% - 28%
Black Patent2United Kingdom
Grain
Roasted malt525 °L 
27
16%
10% - 22%

Yeasts Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Safale - English Ale Yeast S-0491Fermentis / SafaleAle.0975High7554°F77°F
Nottingham Ale Yeast40DanstarAleMed-HighHigh7757°F70°F
English Ale Yeast WLP00234White LabsAleMediumVery High66.565°F68°F
London ESB Ale 196824WyeastAle0.1Very High6964°F72°F
Safale - American Ale Yeast US-0519Fermentis / SafaleAle.095Medium8154°F77°F
London Ale III 131816WyeastAle0.1High7364°F74°F
British Ale Yeast WLP00510White LabsAleMediumHigh70.565°F70°F
Windsor Ale Yeast10DanstarAleMediumMedium7264°F70°F
Dry English Ale Yeast WLP00710White LabsAleMed-HighMed-High7565°F70°F
Gervin Ale (by Muntons) GV-127-Alen/aHigh7757°F70°F
London Ale Yeast WLP0137White LabsAleMediumMedium7166°F71°F

Other Ingredients Used In Ordinary Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss39FiningBoil77%1% - 100%
Yeast Nutrient17OtherBoil46%1% - 100%
Gypsum17Water AgtMash20%0% - 67%
Calcium Chloride16Water AgtMash23%0% - 100%
whirlfloc14FiningBoil63%33% - 100%
Protofloc10FiningBoil80%50% - 100%
Epsom Salt8Water AgtMash11%0% - 50%
Lactic acid5Water AgtMash62%5% - 100%
Whirfloc4FiningBoil95%80% - 100%
Magnesium Chloride3Water AgtMash12%0% - 31%
Nutrient3OtherBoil56%50% - 67%

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