British Bitter

Despite it’s name, this is a well-balanced beer. Neither too hoppy nor too malty. This is a very simple, true-to-style recipe. I’m making this recipe this weekend. I had to hold myself back from adding 1/2 pound of wheat malt, some biscuit malt or an ounce of black patent malt. It would still be appropriate to do so, but I wanted to keep this one very simple. Perhaps I’m making it in Michael Jackson’s memory.

6.6 lbs Maris Otter Malt
1.1 lb 55°L crystal malt
1.5 oz EK Goldings – 60 mins
0.5 oz EK Goldings – 5 mins
Safale S-04 yeast

Style Guidelines




% Alc/Vol
3.2-3.8 %

Colour SRM

About Mike

I'm the head brewmaster at Shepody Brewery. I'm the one who chooses the recipes, orders supplies, does all the grunt work, and drinks most of the product.
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