"Who says 'come on in and have a beer', Nobody "... Bitter that is. Ordinary Bitter is anything but bitter: a malt/hop balanced, low alcohol but flavorful session style featuring Enlgish ingredients. This standard British pub ale is meant for quaffing with friends throughout the afternoon and evening.


Boil Time: 60 Min

Original Gravity: 1.037

Final Gravity: 1.011

Alc/Vol: 3.4%

SRM: 7

IBU: 27



Grain Bill (lbs) 10 Gal Batch 

Grain Bill (lbs) 20 Gal Batch 

12 lbs Maris Otter Malt 24 lbs Maris Otter Malt
.66 lbs Weyermann CaraRed 1.33 lbs Weyermann CaraRed
.66 lbs Crystal 50-60L 1.33 lbs Crystal 50-60L


Hop Schedule

Hop Variety AA% 

Amount 10 Gal 

Amount 20 Gal 

Boil Time 

UK First Gold 6.4%  1.5oz 3oz 60 Min
East Kent Golding 5.4% 1oz   2oz 10 Min
Styrian Golding 3% 1oz  2oz  0 Min


Yeast Suggestions

Wyeast Strain

Fermentation Temp 

Alternate Strain   

Fermentation Temp

1469 West Yorkshire  65 Deg F 1318 London III 66 Deg F


Mash Schedule and Notes

Saccharification Temp 

Mash Out Temp 

151 Deg F 170 Deg F