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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.4.303.673,11088
Bitter BrewerSurly Brewing Company4.00492690
There And Back - Collaboration With New Glarus Brewing Co.Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.603.69790-
Anchor Small BeerAnchor Brewing Company3.303.1143570
Bluebird BitterConiston Brewing Co. Ltd4.203.8736994
Younger's Special BitterRogue Ales4.803.9535597
Newcastle Summer AleThe Caledonian Brewery Company Limited4.402.9634071
Beer Camp Across America There And BackSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.603.62320-
Ruddles CountyGreene King / Morland Brewery4.703.7523798
City Steam The Naughty NurseCity Steam Brewery Café5.003.47225-
Long Haul Session AleTwo Brothers Brewing Company4.203.59208-
Uncle Teddy's BitterVictory Brewing Company4.00419199
Foster's Special BitterFoster's Group Limited5.002.8618267
Gritty McDuff's Best BitterGritty McDuff's Brewing Company5.003.6416978
Hopback Summer LightningHop Back Brewery plc5.003.62167-
Geary's Winter AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company6.003.4615572
Greene King IPAGreene King / Morland Brewery3.603.18132-
Belhaven BestBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.3.903.2712863
Adnams Southwold BitterAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.103.61124-
John Smith's Extra SmoothJohn Smith's Limited3.803.33123-
GoliathWychwood Brewery Company Ltd4.703.4312387
Fuller's Chiswick BitterFuller Smith & Turner PLC3.503.65115-
McNellie's Pub AleMarshall Brewing Company5.003.7710880
Cain's Finest BitterRobert Cain & Company Limited4.003.55107-
Arkell Best BitterWellington County Brewery4.003.64105-
Old Golden HenGreene King / Morland Brewery4.103.36102-
Spin Cycle Red AleNo-Li Brewhouse5.753.6610185
Tetley's SmoothflowCarlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd3.603.2298-
Doom Bar BitterSharp's Brewery4.003.4798-
Young's BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.503.8398100
Ridgeway BitterRidgeway Brewing4.003.7289-
Colonel Blides Cask AleCricket Hill Brewing Co.5.503.6388-
Brakspear BitterW.H. Brakspear & Sons plc3.403.778897
Courage Directors BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.803.586-
St. Peter's Ruby Red AleSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.303.7284-
Pitchfork Rebellious BitterRCH Brewery4.303.717683
XB Bluebird BitterConiston Brewing Co. Ltd4.403.6470-
Samuel Smith's Tadcaster BitterSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)3.803.967-
Chester County BitterSly Fox Brewing Company4.503.4964-
Boddingtons BitterBoddingtons3.802.9264-
Camerons StrongarmCastle Eden & Camerons Brewing Company Ltd4.003.7163-
St. Patrick's BestStrangford Lough Brewing Company Ltd4.203.576290
Harpoon Midsummer FlingHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall4.703.3659-
Little DogHair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room3.503.5458-
West Bank Pub AleMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery4.803.8357-
Adnams BitterAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.103.7155-
EngelsBrouwerij De Molen4.503.6853-
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery BitterSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)3.903.6652-
HSB (Horndean Special Bitter)George Gale & Company Ltd4.803.985196
BronzeThe Celt Experience4.503.7250-
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