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Fermentables Used In Standard/Ordinary Bitter Recipes

Name Recipes Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 194 78% 4% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 44 77% 12% - 100%
Pale 2-Row 41 67% 13% - 93%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 32 7% 1% - 15%
Torrified Wheat 32 8% 2% - 31%
German - Pale Ale 30 69% 6% - 99%
Liquid Malt Extract - Light 29 72% 9% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 28 6% 2% - 23%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 27 70% 6% - 98%
United Kingdom - Cara Malt 27 8% 3% - 18%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 25 53% 3% - 100%
German - Pilsner 24 53% 5% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 23 6% 3% - 11%
Flaked Oats 22 7% 0% - 18%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 20 10% 1% - 48%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 19 5% 2% - 12%
United Kingdom - Wheat 17 6% 2% - 20%
Flaked Barley 17 12% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Amber 17 7% 1% - 24%
Belgian - Biscuit 16 6% 1% - 12%
United Kingdom - Crystal 45L 16 5% 3% - 13%
American - Victory 15 8% 2% - 21%
Cane Sugar 15 18% 2% - 100%
American - Pale Ale 13 70% 9% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 90L 13 8% 1% - 50%
United Kingdom - Crystal 140L 13 5% 1% - 14%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 12 7% 2% - 12%
Munich 12 19% 3% - 47%
American - Chocolate 12 2% 0% - 5%
German - Carapils 12 5% 3% - 13%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 12 2% 0% - 9%
German - Vienna 11 16% 5% - 40%
United Kingdom - Crystal 30L 11 8% 2% - 15%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 10 6% 2% - 15%
United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 120L 10 4% 1% - 10%
Flaked Corn 10 13% 3% - 24%
Dry Malt Extract - Extra Light 10 64% 3% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 10 14% 3% - 30%
German - CaraRed 10 9% 4% - 20%
Belgian - Pilsner 9 76% 38% - 100%
American - Pilsner 9 72% 43% - 94%
Belgian - Pale Ale 9 58% 10% - 100%
Flaked Wheat 8 8% 6% - 10%
German - CaraMunich I 8 7% 4% - 15%
American - Special Roast 8 6% 2% - 12%
Honey 8 12% 6% - 25%
German - Melanoidin 8 7% 2% - 17%
United Kingdom - Crystal 70L 8 6% 1% - 16%
Brown Sugar 8 7% 2% - 11%
German - CaraHell 8 6% 2% - 10%
United Kingdom - Lager 8 36% 14% - 91%
American - Vienna 8 19% 10% - 42%
United Kingdom - Dark Crystal 80L 7 12% 6% - 20%
German - Wheat Malt 7 10% 5% - 17%
American - Caramel / Crystal 150L 7 5% 3% - 6%
Liquid Malt Extract - Amber 7 63% 23% - 100%
Dry Malt Extract - Pilsen 7 49% 14% - 100%
Munich 7 22% 4% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 7 8% 5% - 11%
Dry Malt Extract - Amber 6 34% 5% - 89%
Invert Sugar Syrup 6 12% 8% - 15%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 6 1% 1% - 1%
Munich Light 6 14% 4% - 26%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 6 2% 0% - 7%
American - White Wheat 6 10% 5% - 14%
German - Pale Wheat 5 18% 4% - 64%
United Kingdom - Crystal 15L 5 10% 5% - 12%
German - CaraMunich II 5 7% 3% - 10%
American - Black Malt 5 1% 1% - 1%
Munich Dark 5 20% 3% - 49%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 5 6% 3% - 8%
American - Caramel / Crystal 30L 5 6% 2% - 12%
American - Wheat 5 14% 4% - 28%
German - CaraAmber 5 21% 2% - 73%
Aromatic Malt 5 8% 7% - 10%
Maltodextrin 4 22% 4% - 58%
German - CaraAroma 4 4% 3% - 5%
Belgian - Aromatic 4 5% 1% - 8%
Canadian - Pale 2-Row 4 77% 67% - 86%
American - Caramel / Crystal 15L 4 6% 3% - 11%
Belgian - Wheat 4 16% 6% - 31%
Rolled Oats 4 4% 2% - 6%
German - Acidulated Malt 4 2% 1% - 4%
German - Caramel Pils 4 4% 2% - 7%
Belgian - Cara 20L 4 6% 2% - 9%
American - Roasted Barley 4 5% 0% - 9%
United Kingdom - Crystal 50L 4 7% 3% - 10%
Munich Light 3 10% 6% - 12%
United Kingdom - Mild 3 31% 2% - 88%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 3 1% 0% - 2%
Ireland - Ale Malt 3 87% 71% - 100%
Rice Hulls 3 6% 2% - 8%
Belgian - CaraMunich 3 5% 3% - 7%
United Kingdom - Carastan (30/37) 3 8% 3% - 16%
American - Caramel / Crystal 75L 3 7% 3% - 11%
Belgian - Chocolate 3 1% 1% - 2%
Dry Malt Extract - Dark 3 28% 1% - 46%
United Kingdom - Carastan Light (15L) 3 7% 4% - 11%
United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 160L 3 5% 1% - 7%
United Kingdom - Pilsen 3 32% 20% - 50%
United Kingdom - Optic 3 70% 55% - 95%
Flaked Rye 3 10% 4% - 18%
Honey Malt 3 7% 3% - 11%
Liquid Malt Extract - Extra Light 3 80% 51% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 90L 3 7% 3% - 11%
American - CaraCrystal Wheat Malt 3 6% 2% - 11%
Belgian - Cara 45L 3 15% 9% - 23%
United Kingdom - Brown 3 4% 3% - 5%
Belgian - Caramel Pils 2 7% 5% - 10%
Liquid Malt Extract - Pilsen 2 72% 43% - 100%
Crisp Malting - Crystal 60L 2 10% 10% - 10%
German - CaraFoam 2 16% 3% - 28%
Simpsons - Maris Otter pale 2 88% 80% - 95%
New Zealand - Biscuit Malt 2 4% 2% - 6%
Peated Malt 2 2% 1% - 2%
Briess - Pale Ale Malt 2-Row 2 21% 6% - 24%
Finland - Pale Ale Malt 2 96% 94% - 98%
German - CaraMunich III 2 8% 7% - 9%
German - CaraBohemian 2 5% 5% - 5%
Canadian - ESB Malt 2 78% 77% - 78%
German - Rye 2 10% 8% - 12%
New Zealand - Light Crystal Malt 2 12% 7% - 18%
United Kingdom - Malted Naked Oats 2 13% 12% - 13%
Dry Malt Extract - Wheat 2 23% 20% - 25%
American - Pale 2-Row - Toasted 2 16% 13% - 19%
Smoked Malt 2 48% 8% - 88%
United Kingdom - Golden Naked Oats 2 9% 3% - 15%
Munich Malt 2 22% 20% - 24%
American - Rye 2 6% 1% - 11%
Crisp Malting - Caramalt 15L 2 4% 3% - 6%
United Kingdom - Crystal Rye 2 7% 6% - 9%
United Kingdom - Coffee Malt 2 2% 1% - 2%
German - Carafa III 2 2% 1% - 2%
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