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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.4.303.673,03088
Bitter BrewerSurly Brewing Company4.004.0188690
There And Back - Collaboration With New Glarus Brewing Co.Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.603.69689-
Anchor Small BeerAnchor Brewing Company3.303.1143470
Bluebird BitterConiston Brewing Co. Ltd4.203.8836494
Younger's Special BitterRogue Ales4.803.9535497
Newcastle Summer AleThe Caledonian Brewery Company Limited4.402.9633671
Ruddles CountyGreene King / Morland Brewery4.703.7523798
Beer Camp Across America There And BackSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.603.67236-
City Steam The Naughty NurseCity Steam Brewery Café5.003.45209-
Long Haul Session AleTwo Brothers Brewing Company4.203.59207-
Uncle Teddy's BitterVictory Brewing Company4.004.0118999
Foster's Special BitterFoster's Group Limited5.002.8718167
Hopback Summer LightningHop Back Brewery plc5.003.62167-
Gritty McDuff's Best BitterGritty McDuff's Brewing Company5.003.6416678
Geary's Winter AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company6.003.4615572
Greene King IPAGreene King / Morland Brewery3.603.19130-
Belhaven BestBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.3.903.2512463
Adnams Southwold BitterAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.103.61123-
John Smith's Extra SmoothJohn Smith's Limited3.803.36121-
GoliathWychwood Brewery Company Ltd4.703.4212087
Fuller's Chiswick BitterFuller Smith & Turner PLC3.503.67112-
Cain's Finest BitterRobert Cain & Company Limited4.003.55107-
Arkell Best BitterWellington County Brewery4.003.64105-
McNellie's Pub AleMarshall Brewing Company5.003.7710380
Spin Cycle Red AleNo-Li Brewhouse5.753.6610185
Old Golden HenGreene King / Morland Brewery4.103.36100-
Young's BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.503.8398100
Tetley's SmoothflowCarlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd3.603.2297-
Doom Bar BitterSharp's Brewery4.003.4692-
Ridgeway BitterRidgeway Brewing4.003.7289-
Colonel Blides Cask AleCricket Hill Brewing Co.5.503.6386-
Courage Directors BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.803.4985-
Brakspear BitterW.H. Brakspear & Sons plc3.403.768597
St. Peter's Ruby Red AleSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.303.7382-
Pitchfork Rebellious BitterRCH Brewery4.303.717683
XB Bluebird BitterConiston Brewing Co. Ltd4.403.6569-
Samuel Smith's Tadcaster BitterSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)3.803.967-
Camerons StrongarmCastle Eden & Camerons Brewing Company Ltd4.003.7163-
St. Patrick's BestStrangford Lough Brewing Company Ltd4.203.576290
Chester County BitterSly Fox Brewing Company4.503.4862-
Boddingtons BitterBoddingtons3.802.9362-
Harpoon Midsummer FlingHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall4.703.3659-
West Bank Pub AleMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery4.803.8356-
Adnams BitterAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.103.7155-
Little DogHair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room3.503.5455-
EngelsBrouwerij De Molen4.503.6853-
HSB (Horndean Special Bitter)George Gale & Company Ltd4.803.985196
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery BitterSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)3.903.6551-
Hooky BitterHook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd.3.503.8949-
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