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 2277) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Hooky BitterHook Norton Brewery Co. Ltd.3.503.8858-
Jeffrey Hudson BitterOakham Ales / The Brewery Tap3.804.0157-
Sierra Nevada Best Bitter AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.603.7357-
Apparition AleMoon River Brewing Company4.803.5356-
St. Peter's Organic Best BitterSt. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd4.103.8653100
BronzeThe Celt Experience4.503.7153-
Hopping HareBadger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse4.503.4753-
Old Leg OverDaleside Brewery4.103.5451-
SOB (Special Old Bitter)Pump House Brewery5.003.8251-
Boltmaker (formerly Best Bitter)Timothy Taylor & Co. Limited4.004.0551-
Anvil AleIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant4.803.7149-
Chapter XXXIX: Return Of The Lambton DragonInsight Brewing4.103.749-
Courage Best BitterWells & Young's Ltd4.003.0647-
Uncle Bob BitterRiverwalk Brewing4.503.4247-
BarnseyBath Ales Ltd4.503.7546-
Native StormThe Celt Experience4.403.6246-
Bedarö BitterNynäshamns Ångbryggeri4.503.9245-
Licht & LustigBrouwerij De Molen4.503.7244-
Murray's Punch & JudyMurray's Craft Brewing Co.3.903.8543-
Master Brew Kentish AleShepherd Neame Ltd4.003.3143-
S.O.B. (Special Old Bitter)Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom4.103.4643-
Bachelor BitterDeschutes Brewery5.303.6142-
Black Sheep Best BitterBlack Sheep Brewery PLC3.803.6842-
Brains SABrains4.203.5342-
Banks's BitterMarston's PLC3.703.1342-
Pure UBUPurity Brewing Co4.503.7142-
GoldingsShepherd Neame Ltd4.703.3441-
Skinner's Betty Stogs BitterSkinner's Brewery4.003.6841-
Young's London Gold (Kew Gold)Wells & Young's Ltd4.503.5240-
30th Anniversary West London-Style AleSummit Brewing Company4.903.9238-
Adnams GunhillAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery4.003.5637-
Bailout BitterHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company5.003.9437-
FrippTired Hands Brewing Company4.603.9837-
Organic YellowhammerBlack Isle Brewery Co Ltd4.003.7236-
Little Barley BitterBarley John's Brew Pub3.503.5936-
Best BitterDick's Brewing Company5.503.5136-
Sassy RedMac's Brewery4.503.6636-
Bob's Your UncleRound Barn Brewery4.803.2836-
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-
Birds & BeesWilliams Brothers Brewing Company5.003.7733-
Butcombe BitterButcombe Brewery Ltd.4.503.9633-
English Pale Ale "British Bitter"The Civil Life Brewing Company4.203.8833-
First GoldBadger Brewery, Hall and Woodhouse4.003.3233-
Rousse BitterLa Barberie4.503.5733-
Double DropMarston, Thompson & Evershed, Plc.5.003.2733-
John Smith's BitterJohn Smith's Brewery (Heineken UK)3.602.9333-
Harvest PaleCastle Rock Brewery3.803.5732-
Sussex Best BitterHarvey & Son Ltd.4.003.9132-
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