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British Bitter - Strong Bitter

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Strong Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
vanilla night sky
5.5 gal 7.9% 29.38 1.080 1.020
All Grain 4620
Hobgoblin Clone
5 gal 5.58% 26.36 1.056 1.014
All Grain 3015
Scrotum Repair
10 gal 4.71% 25.16 1.051 1.015
All Grain 2736
Young´s Special London Ale #1
12 L 6.35% 33.53 1.064 1.015
All Grain 1986
Fuller's ESB Clone
19 L 5.18% 33.4 1.055 1.016
All Grain 1753
03 ESB
28 L 5.57% 38.97 1.059 1.017
All Grain 1582
[BYOBRA] Gale's HSB
12 L 5.21% 28.5 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1430
ESB
20 L 5.37% 50.24 1.053 1.012
BIAB 1297
EpecialStrongBitter
27 L 4.97% 37.33 1.051 1.013
All Grain 1285
Admiral Half Chub
7.5 gal 5.4% 44.64 1.055 1.014
All Grain 1097

Newest Strong Bitter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Eldridge Pope - Royal Oak
25 L 5.08% 40 1.050 1.012
All Grain 1
Merstin Kössi-ESB
15 L 5.78% 42.83 1.058 1.014
All Grain 4
Bitter
14 L 5.41% 38.09 1.055 1.014
BIAB 11
Ganz főzés
40 L 5.01% 38 1.049 1.011
All Grain 12
Spring time!
35 L 5.47% 37.94 1.056 1.015
All Grain 8
Chuck's Brewery Bat ESB
6 gal 5.37% 55.12 1.059 1.018
All Grain 13
K1 bitter exeter
13 L 5.34% 41.47 1.055 1.014
Partial Mash 17
30A - Spice Beer - Hot Times CSB
24 L 5.45% 45.48 1.052 1.011
All Grain 14
Crouchback's Strong Bitter
23 L 5.12% 0 1.052 1.013
All Grain 7
knee nocker
21 L 5.23% 47.51 1.052 1.012
BIAB 10

Fermentables Used In Strong Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 496 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 78% 4% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 110 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 2% - 17%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 99 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 20%
American - Pale 2-Row 86 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 74 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 0% - 10%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 69 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 0% - 20%
American - Victory 64 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 9% 2% - 33%
Belgian - Biscuit 60 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 6% 1% - 17%
Torrified Wheat 49 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 6% 0% - 20%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 47 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 73% 6% - 98%

Hops Used In Strong Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 414 5 31% 3% - 100%
Fuggles 247 4.5 27% 6% - 100%
Challenger 170 8.5 29% 5% - 100%
Target 95 11.5 28% 3% - 67%
Willamette 67 4.5 25% 5% - 100%
Cascade 65 7 26% 0% - 100%
Northern Brewer 62 7.8 30% 6% - 100%
Magnum 59 15 29% 3% - 100%
Goldings 50 4.5 26% 4% - 100%
Northdown 43 8.6 21% 5% - 53%

Steeping Grains Used In Strong Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 9 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 53% 13% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 8 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 68% 10% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 6 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 50% 31% - 67%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 5 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 55% 33% - 75%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 4 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 34% 13% - 50%
American - Victory 4 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 55% 20% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 4 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 60% 7% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 4 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 50% 31% - 80%
United Kingdom - Brown 3 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 37% 19% - 56%
German - CaraFoam 3 German Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
37 15% 5% - 25%

Yeasts Used In Strong Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 226 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 90 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 60 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 45 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 34 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - London ESB Yeast 30 Danstar Ale Med-High Low 70% 65°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 28 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 23 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - Burton Ale Yeast WLP023 21 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 72% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - West Yorkshire 1469 19 Wyeast Ale 0.09 High 69% 64°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Strong Bitter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 91 Herb Boil 78% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 83 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 58 Water Agt Sparge 19% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 45 Water Agt Mash 83% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 31 Water Agt Mash 79% 2% - 100%
Epsom Salt 28 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 33%
Baking Soda 26 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 50%
Table Salt 17 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 29%
Chalk 11 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 71%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 9 Water Agt Mash 24% 1% - 79%

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