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 Ratings > Avg
EngelsBrouwerij De Molen4.50593.67
Jeffrey Hudson BitterOakham Ales / The Brewery Tap3.80573.97
Sierra Nevada Best Bitter AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.60573.68
Boltmaker (formerly Best Bitter)Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited4.00564.06
Apparition AleMoon River Brewing Company4.80563.38
St. Peter's Organic Best BitterSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.10543.92
BronzeThe Celt Experience4.50533.69
Hopping HareBadger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse4.50533.52
Old Leg OverDaleside Brewery4.10513.54
SOB (Special Old Bitter)Pump House Brewery5.00513.73
Anvil AleIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant4.80493.65
Chapter XXXIX: Return Of The Lambton DragonInsight Brewing4.10493.64
Courage Best BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.00473.08
Uncle Bob BitterRiverwalk Brewing4.50473.39
BarnseyBath Ales Ltd4.50463.65
Native StormThe Celt Experience4.40463.63
Bachelor BitterDeschutes Brewery5.00453.64
Bedarö BitterNynäshamns Ångbryggeri4.50453.83
Master Brew Kentish AleShepherd Neame Ltd4.00453.28
Pure UBUPurity Brewing Co4.50453.65
Licht & LustigBrouwerij De Molen4.50443.63
Black Sheep Best BitterBlack Sheep Brewery PLC3.80443.63
FrippTired Hands Brewing Company4.60443.9
Murray's Punch & JudyMurray's Craft Brewing Co.3.90433.82
S.O.B. (Special Old Bitter)Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom4.10433.38
Banks's BitterMarston's PLC3.70433.09
GoldingsShepherd Neame Ltd4.70413.38
Brains SABrains4.20413.44
Skinner's Betty Stogs BitterSkinner's Brewery4.00413.68
Young's London Gold (Kew Gold)Wells & Young's Ltd4.50403.5
Best BitterDick's Brewing Company5.50383.53
Adnams GunhillAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.00373.58
Little Barley BitterBarley John's Brew Pub3.50373.55
Bailout BitterHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company5.00373.95
English Pale Ale "British Bitter"The Civil Life Brewing Company4.20373.86
London CallingZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread3.50373.69
Bob's Your UncleRound Barn Brewery4.80373.3
Organic YellowhammerBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd4.00363.69
Sassy RedMac's Brewery4.50363.61
Birds & BeesWilliams Brothers Brewing Company5.00353.8
Oliver's Best BitterPratt Street Ale House4.80344.02
Butcombe BitterButcombe Brewery Ltd.4.50343.85
Tomos Watkin Old Style BitterThe Hurns Brewing Co.4.50343.69
John Smith's BitterJohn Smith's Brewery (Heineken UK)3.60343.05
Harvest PaleCastle Rock Brewery3.80333.55
Sussex Best BitterHarvey & Son Ltd.4.00333.84
First GoldBadger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse4.00333.34
Rousse BitterLa Barberie4.50333.57
Double DropMarston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.5.00333.24
Whitstable Bay Pale AleShepherd Neame Ltd4.00323.31
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