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English Pale Ale - Special/Best/Premium Bitter (BJCP 2008)




Top 10 Special/Best/Premium Bitter (BJCP 2008) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Best bitter
22 L 4.4% 40.78 1.047 1.013
All Grain 5055
Double Barrel Ale Clone
6.5 gal 4.42% 29.78 1.051 1.017
All Grain 4091
New World IPA
10 L 5.91% 60.89 1.058 1.013
extract 3507
HAS #6 - Spring elderflower brew
20 L 4.29% 46.46 1.046 1.013
BIAB 3406
session even keel
5.5 gal 4% 38.62 1.040 1.009
All Grain 2812
Sussex bitter
19 L 4.12% 35.48 1.047 1.016
extract 2776
TRIBUTE CONTEST
22 L 4.25% 26.82 1.042 1.010
extract 2377
Brivkalnu bitter
29 L 4.83% 30.32 1.053 1.017
All Grain 2350
Kirihimete Ale
23 L 5.15% 30.36 1.048 1.009
Partial Mash 2077
Bass Pale Ale Clone
6 gal 5.31% 38.07 1.054 1.013
All Grain 1983

Newest Special/Best/Premium Bitter (BJCP 2008) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
The Innkeeper (No Corn Sugar)
5 gal 3.88% 38.21 1.043 1.013
extract 13
Standard Special Bitter
99.9 L 3.86% 33.86 1.041 1.012
All Grain 8
Pale ale 2
40 L 4.37% 34.97 1.044 1.011
All Grain 49
Pretty Good'un
5 gal 4.08% 21.32 1.041 1.010
extract 62
DBA clone 1
5.5 gal 5.7% 37.43 1.065 1.022
All Grain 40
English Pale/Golden Ale w. Ahtanum
1050 L 4.15% 26.46 1.042 1.011
All Grain 40
Tanglefoot 2022
43 L 4.57% 30.44 1.046 1.012
All Grain 41
Awesome Recipe
21.5 L 3.65% 33.46 1.037 1.009
All Grain 27
English Pale Ale
8 L 4.92% 38.37 1.050 1.012
All Grain 48
Timothy Taylor's Landlord
6 gal 4.11% 33.19 1.044 1.013
All Grain 169

Fermentables Used In Special/Best/Premium Bitter (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 343 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 82% 5% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 60 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 0% - 15%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 46 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 78% 22% - 100%
Torrified Wheat 45 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 5% 1% - 20%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 41 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 2% 0% - 5%
German - Carapils 38 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 6% 2% - 14%
United Kingdom - Cara Malt 38 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 17.5°L
35 6% 1% - 25%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 38 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 85% 45% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 30L 36 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 30°L
34 8% 3% - 23%
US - Pale 2-Row 34 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 9% - 100%

Hops Used In Special/Best/Premium Bitter (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 217 5 29% 3% - 100%
Fuggles 162 4.5 29% 1% - 100%
Challenger 117 8.5 30% 6% - 100%
Cascade 60 7 26% 2% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 57 5.5 25% 6% - 50%
Amarillo 44 8.6 20% 4% - 67%
Magnum 41 15 28% 6% - 100%
Target 41 11.5 31% 4% - 100%
Citra 41 11 18% 1% - 62%
Northern Brewer 37 7.8 30% 7% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Special/Best/Premium Bitter (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 5 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 77% 50% - 100%
United Kingdom - Amber 3 United Kingdom Grain base malt 27°L
32 36% 22% - 60%
United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 120L 3 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 60% 39% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 90L 3 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 90°L
33 94% 83% - 100%
Aromatic Malt 3 Grain specialty malt 20°L
35 40% 39% - 40%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 3 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 70% 40% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 3 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 48% 10% - 100%
American - Special Roast 2 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 20% 20% - 20%
Belgian - Biscuit 2 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 31% 13% - 50%
German - CaraMunich I 2 German Grain crystal malt 39°L
34 100% 100% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Special/Best/Premium Bitter (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 170 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 57 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 51 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 43 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - West Yorkshire 1469 34 Wyeast Ale 0.09 High 69% 64°F 72°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 27 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
White Labs - London Ale Yeast WLP013 17 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 71% 66°F 71°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 16 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 14 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - Thames Valley Ale 1275 11 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 77% 62°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Special/Best/Premium Bitter (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 88 Fining Boil 82% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 83 Water Agt Mash 26% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 46 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 77%
Epsom Salt 45 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 50%
Whirlfloc 33 Fining Mash 77% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 22 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 11%
Lactic acid 16 Water Agt Mash 67% 4% - 100%
Table Salt 12 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 20%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 10 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 40%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 9 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 60%

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