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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 2037) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Sierra Nevada Best Bitter AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.603.7456-
Apparition AleMoon River Brewing Company4.803.5356-
Hooky BitterHook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd.3.503.8853-
BronzeThe Celt Experience4.503.7153-
Jeffrey Hudson BitterOakham Ales / The Brewery Tap3.804.0352-
Old Leg OverDaleside Brewery4.103.5451-
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
Hopping HareBadger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse4.503.4448-
Native StormThe Celt Experience4.403.6145-
Bedarö BitterNynäshamns Ångbryggeri4.503.9445-
Murray's Punch & JudyMurray's Craft Brewing Co.3.903.8444-
Courage Best BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.003.0644-
Session Ale-Extra Special BitterBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.003.6142-
GoldingsShepherd Neame Ltd4.703.3441-
Brains SABrains4.203.4641-
AmerikaansBrouwerij De Molen4.503.7240-
BarnseyBath Ales Ltd4.503.7840-
Master Brew Kentish AleShepherd Neame Ltd4.003.340-
S.O.B. (Special Old Bitter)Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom4.103.4540-
Young's London Gold (Kew Gold)Wells & Young's Ltd4.503.5339-
Pure UBUPurity Brewing Co4.503.7238-
Adnams GunhillAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.003.5637-
Bailout BitterHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company5.003.9437-
Wild SwanThornbridge Brewery3.503.7337-
FrippTired Hands Brewing Company4.603.9837-
Banks's BitterMarston's PLC3.703.0737-
Best BitterDick's Brewing Company5.503.5136-
Black Sheep Best BitterBlack Sheep Brewery PLC3.803.736-
Skinner's Betty Stogs BitterSkinner's Brewery4.003.7136-
Sassy RedMac's Brewery4.503.6635-
Bob's Your UncleRound Barn Brewery4.803.2835-
Little Barley BitterBarley John's Brew Pub3.503.634-
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-
First GoldBadger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse4.003.3233-
Organic YellowhammerBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd4.003.7632-
Rousse BitterLa Barberie4.503.5732-
Double DropMarston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.5.003.2832-
John Smith's BitterJohn Smith's Brewery3.602.9432-
Uncle Bob BitterRiverwalk Brewing4.503.2932-
Harvest PaleCastle Rock Brewery3.803.5731-
Bachelor BitterDeschutes Brewery5.303.6131-
Birds & BeesWilliams Brothers Brewing Company5.003.7730-
ESBHargreaves Hill Brewing Company5.203.8230-
Sussex Best BitterHarvey & Son Ltd.4.004.0130-
SB 604Hardywood Park Craft Brewery3.803.8230-
Butcombe BitterButcombe Brewery Ltd.4.003.9629-
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