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 Avg Ratings > Bros
Honker's AleGoose Island Beer Co.4.303.743,90988
Bitter BrewerSurly Brewing Company4.004.021,08890
Bluebird BitterConiston Brewing Co. Ltd4.203.8646894
Anchor Small BeerAnchor Brewing Company3.303.1245070
Younger's Special BitterRogue Ales4.803.9336497
Newcastle Summer AleHeineken Nederland B.V.4.403.0335971
City Steam The Naughty NurseCity Steam Brewery Café5.003.43304-
Ruddles CountyGreene King / Morland Brewery4.703.7327198
Uncle Teddy's BitterVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown4.004.0522899
Long Haul Session AleTwo Brothers Brewing Company4.203.6216-
Greene King IPAGreene King / Morland Brewery3.603.16203-
Foster's Special BitterFoster's Group Limited5.002.8619567
Gritty McDuff's Best BitterGritty McDuff's Brewing Company5.003.6519378
Doom Bar BitterSharp's Brewery4.003.41186-
Hopback Summer LightningHop Back Brewery plc5.003.64178-
Geary's Winter AleD.L. Geary Brewing Company6.003.4516872
Old Golden HenGreene King / Morland Brewery4.103.49166-
Adnams Southwold BitterAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.103.67164-
Belhaven BestBelhaven Brewery Company Ltd.3.903.2616463
Fuller's Chiswick BitterFuller Smith & Turner PLC3.503.69140-
GoliathWychwood Brewery Company Ltd4.703.3613687
McNellie's Pub AleMarshall Brewing Company5.003.813180
Session Ale-Extra Special BitterBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.003.55130-
Brakspear BitterW.H. Brakspear & Sons plc3.403.7612696
Young's BitterWells & Young's Ltd3.803.77123100
St. Peter's Ruby Red AleSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.303.75116-
Tetley's SmoothflowCarlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd3.603.22115-
Arkell Best BitterWellington County Brewery4.003.69114-
Courage Directors BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.803.47114-
Op & TopBrouwerij De Molen4.503.76113-
Chester County BitterSly Fox Brewing Company4.503.74111-
Cain's Finest BitterRobert Cain & Company Limited4.003.54110-
Colonel Blides Cask AleCricket Hill Brewing Co.5.503.6397-
Ridgeway BitterRidgeway Brewing4.003.7294-
London Homesick AleOasis Texas Brewing Company4.903.5990-
Boddingtons BitterBoddingtons3.802.882-
Pitchfork Rebellious BitterRCH Brewery4.303.78283
XB Bluebird BitterConiston Brewing Co. Ltd4.403.678-
Samuel Smith's Tadcaster BitterSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)3.803.872-
Samuel Smith's Old Brewery BitterSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)4.003.6671-
Little DogHair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room3.503.6871-
HopHeadDark Star Brewing Company Limited3.803.9768-
Camerons StrongarmCastle Eden & Camerons Brewing Company Ltd4.003.7267-
St. Patrick's BestStrangford Lough Brewing Company Ltd4.203.566490
St. Peter's Best BitterSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd3.703.5262-
Harpoon Midsummer FlingHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall4.703.3662-
West Bank Pub AleMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery4.803.8262-
HSB (Horndean Special Bitter)George Gale & Company Ltd4.804.026195
Adnams BitterAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.103.6961-
Hooky BitterHook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd.3.503.8660-
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