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Ordinary Bitter

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Ordinary Bitter

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Beer Style: Standard/Ordinary Bitter  (8A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Standard/Ordinary Bitter


Here's a ordinary bitter recipe that my brewing buddy gave me. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. It's a recipe for 5 gallons.


  • 5.5lbs pale malt
  • 0.5lbs 60 Maris otter crystal malt
  • 0.5lbs corn sugar
  • 1oz Northern Brewer hops(7% alpha acid) - 60 min
  • 0.5 oz East Kent Goldings hops(5.2% alpha acid) - 15min
  • OPTIONAL: dry hop with 0.5 to 1.0 oz of Kent Goldings or Styrian Goldings
  • Yeast lab YLA01 liquid Australian ale

Click to Print Recipe


Single infusion mash 90 minutes a 150 to 151 degrees F. Raise to 168 degrees F for mash out. Sparge with 170 to 175 degree F water. Boil 90 minutes. Burtonize your water. Ferment at 65 to 68 degrees F at least seven days. Rack with priming sugar.