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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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Style Examples - 51 to 100 (out of 1954) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs > Bros
Sierra Nevada Best Bitter AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.603.7829-
Bedarö BitterNynäshamns Ångbryggeri4.503.9727-
Live OrganicW.H. Brakspear & Sons plc4.603.7327-
St. Peter's Organic Best BitterSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.103.8526100
Samuel Smith's Tadcaster BitterSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)3.803.7826-
Young's London Gold (Kew Gold)Wells & Young's Ltd4.503.5825-
Rousse BitterLa Barberie4.503.625-
Anvil AleIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant4.803.7324-
Bailout BitterHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company5.003.9224-
Boddingtons BitterBoddingtons3.802.7824-
Oliver's Best BitterPratt Street Ale House4.804.0623-
Tomos Watkin Old Style BitterThe Hurns Brewing Co.4.503.7123-
HopHeadDark Star Brewing Company Limited3.804.0423-
Royal Oak Traditional BitterO'Hanlon Brewing Co. Ltd.5.003.8723-
Native StormThe Celt Experience4.403.6222-
Fuller's Mr HarryFuller Smith & Turner PLC4.803.9322-
Master Brew Kentish AleShepherd Neame Ltd4.003.3522-
S.O.B. (Special Old Bitter)Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom4.103.4522-
ESBHargreaves Hill Brewing Company5.203.921-
Chester County BitterSly Fox Brewing Company4.503.8121-
Brains SABrains4.203.4721-
Sassy RedMac's Brewery4.503.721-
Barn Owl Premium BitterCotleigh Brewery4.503.812184
Nickel Brook AleBetter Bitters Brewing Co.5.003.1921-
BlueRidgeway Brewing5.003.7420-
First GoldBadger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse4.003.2920-
Golden SeahawkCotleigh Brewery4.203.6820-
Pure UBUPurity Brewing Co4.503.8119-
Adnams GunhillAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.003.5518-
Harvest PaleCastle Rock Brewery3.803.6418-
BarnseyBath Ales Ltd4.503.8618-
Tomos Watkin's Cwrw BrafThe Hurns Brewing Co.4.203.618-
Triple BOxfordshire Ales3.703.4318-
Daniel Shay's Best BitterNorthampton Brewery ? 3.681780
Waterloo Bottle Conditioned AleFreeminer Brewery Ltd.4.502.9717-
Wild SwanThornbridge Brewery3.503.7317-
John Smith's BitterJohn Smith's Brewery3.602.9317-
Courage Best BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.002.9517-
'taint Town Pale AleFederal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub4.803.3117-
Little DogHair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room3.503.7217-
London BestGage Roads Brewing Company4.403.4516-
3 Ravens Bronze3 Ravens Brewing4.603.416-
Bitchin BitterCambridge Brewing Company ? 4.051692
Banks's BitterMarston's PLC3.703.0616-
Burton Best BitterMarston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.3.803.415-
Little Barley BitterBarley John's Brew Pub3.503.6315-
Tawny OwlCotleigh Brewery3.803.681580
Crouch Vale Brewers GoldCrouch Vale Brewery Limited4.004.0315-
Hopping HareBadger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse4.503.415-
Organic YellowhammerBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd4.003.7814-
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