English Bitter

The Bitter style came from brewers who wanted to differentiate these ales from other mild brews, enter pale malts and more hops. Most are gold to copper in colour and are light bodied. Low carbonation. Alcohol should be low and not perceived. Hop bitterness is moderate to assertive. Most have a fruitiness in the aroma and flavor, diacetyl can also be present. These are traditionally served cask conditioned, but many breweries have bottled versions.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 3.0-5.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Honker's AleGoose Island Beer Co.4.303.663,52388
There And Back: English-Style Bitter (Beer Camp Across America)Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.603.661,261-
Bitter BrewerSurly Brewing Company4.0041,00590
Anchor Small BeerAnchor Brewing Company3.303.1344870
Bluebird BitterConiston Brewing Co. Ltd4.203.8640594
Younger's Special BitterRogue Ales4.803.9336097
Newcastle Summer AleHeineken Nederland B.V.4.402.9535371
City Steam The Naughty NurseCity Steam Brewery Café5.003.49260-
Ruddles CountyGreene King / Morland Brewery4.703.7524898
DoomtreeSurly Brewing Company5.703.79224-
Long Haul Session AleTwo Brothers Brewing Company4.203.59214-
Uncle Teddy's BitterVictory Brewing Company4.003.9721399
Foster's Special BitterFoster's Group Limited5.002.8618867
Gritty McDuff's Best BitterGritty McDuff's Brewing Company5.003.6217978
Hopback Summer LightningHop Back Brewery plc5.003.62170-
Geary's Winter AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company6.003.4416672
Greene King IPAGreene King / Morland Brewery3.603.14159-
Adnams Southwold BitterAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.103.59145-
Belhaven BestBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.3.903.2814263
Fuller's Chiswick BitterFuller Smith & Turner PLC3.503.65131-
Old Golden HenGreene King / Morland Brewery4.103.4126-
GoliathWychwood Brewery Company Ltd4.703.4412687
Doom Bar BitterSharp's Brewery4.003.47122-
McNellie's Pub AleMarshall Brewing Company5.003.7412080
Cain's Finest BitterRobert Cain & Company Limited4.003.55109-
Arkell Best BitterWellington County Brewery4.003.64108-
Tetley's SmoothflowCarlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd3.603.21107-
Brakspear BitterW.H. Brakspear & Sons plc3.403.7610496
Young's BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.503.83102100
St. Peter's Ruby Red AleSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.303.68101-
Courage Directors BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.803.4996-
Colonel Blides Cask AleCricket Hill Brewing Co.5.503.6395-
Op & TopBrouwerij De Molen4.503.6890-
Ridgeway BitterRidgeway Brewing4.003.7190-
Pitchfork Rebellious BitterRCH Brewery4.303.78283
XB Bluebird BitterConiston Brewing Co. Ltd4.403.6572-
Boddingtons BitterBoddingtons3.802.9271-
Samuel Smith's Tadcaster BitterSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)3.803.8870-
Chester County BitterSly Fox Brewing Company4.503.567-
Camerons StrongarmCastle Eden & Camerons Brewing Company Ltd4.003.7165-
St. Patrick's BestStrangford Lough Brewing Company Ltd4.203.566490
Little DogHair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room3.503.5664-
Harpoon Midsummer FlingHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall4.703.3762-
London Homesick AleOasis Texas Brewing Company4.903.4559-
West Bank Pub AleMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery4.803.8359-
HSB (Horndean Special Bitter)George Gale & Company Ltd4.803.985895
Adnams BitterAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.103.6858-
EngelsBrouwerij De Molen4.503.6757-
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery BitterSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)3.903.6957-
St. Peter's Best BitterSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.103.5252-
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