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English Bitter

Description:
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 2105) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
HopHeadDark Star Brewing Company Limited3.803.9858-
Sierra Nevada Best Bitter AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.603.7456-
Apparition AleMoon River Brewing Company4.803.5356-
Hooky BitterHook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd.3.503.8755-
Jeffrey Hudson BitterOakham Ales / The Brewery Tap3.804.0154-
BronzeThe Celt Experience4.503.7153-
Old Leg OverDaleside Brewery4.103.5451-
Hopping HareBadger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse4.503.4651-
SOB (Special Old Bitter)Pump House Brewery5.003.8150-
Anvil AleIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant4.803.7149-
St. Peter's Organic Best BitterSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.103.8749100
Native StormThe Celt Experience4.403.6145-
Bedarö BitterNynäshamns Ångbryggeri4.503.9545-
Courage Best BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.003.0644-
Murray's Punch & JudyMurray's Craft Brewing Co.3.903.8543-
S.O.B. (Special Old Bitter)Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom4.103.4642-
GoldingsShepherd Neame Ltd4.703.3441-
Brains SABrains4.203.4941-
Master Brew Kentish AleShepherd Neame Ltd4.003.3141-
AmerikaansBrouwerij De Molen4.503.7240-
BarnseyBath Ales Ltd4.503.7840-
Young's London Gold (Kew Gold)Wells & Young's Ltd4.503.5339-
Pure UBUPurity Brewing Co4.503.7239-
Black Sheep Best BitterBlack Sheep Brewery PLC3.803.6738-
Adnams GunhillAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.003.5637-
Bailout BitterHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company5.003.9437-
FrippTired Hands Brewing Company4.603.9837-
Banks's BitterMarston's PLC3.703.0737-
Chapter XXXIX: Return Of The Lambton DragonInsight Brewing4.103.637-
Best BitterDick's Brewing Company5.503.5136-
Skinner's Betty Stogs BitterSkinner's Brewery4.003.7136-
Bob's Your UncleRound Barn Brewery4.803.2836-
Sassy RedMac's Brewery4.503.6635-
Little Barley BitterBarley John's Brew Pub3.503.5934-
Oliver's Best BitterPratt Street Ale House4.804.0334-
Tomos Watkin Old Style BitterThe Hurns Brewing Co.4.503.6934-
London CallingZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread3.503.7334-
Organic YellowhammerBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd4.003.7533-
Bachelor BitterDeschutes Brewery5.303.5933-
First GoldBadger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse4.003.3233-
Rousse BitterLa Barberie4.503.5733-
Uncle Bob BitterRiverwalk Brewing4.503.2933-
Birds & BeesWilliams Brothers Brewing Company5.003.7632-
Double DropMarston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.5.003.2832-
John Smith's BitterJohn Smith's Brewery (Heineken UK)3.602.9432-
Harvest PaleCastle Rock Brewery3.803.5731-
Sussex Best BitterHarvey & Son Ltd.4.003.9131-
Butcombe BitterButcombe Brewery Ltd.4.503.9730-
Boltmaker (formerly Best Bitter)Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited4.004.0430-
SB 604Hardywood Park Craft Brewery3.803.8230-
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