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English Style Bitter Session Ale HomeBrew Recipe

English Style Session Bitter
English Style Session Bitter
English Style Session Bitter


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: English Bitter
Target ABV: 4.2%
Target IBUs: 39
Recipe Type:
4.5/ 5

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Posted March 13, 2014 by


All Grain English Bitter HomeBrew Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a session-style English Bitter. Notes of light caramel malt and earthy hops. Medium-light bodied with a crisp finish. Dry-hopped with UK Fuggle hops.



8 lbs. Maris Otter

8 oz. Caramel 40

3 oz. Amber Malt


1  oz. UK Pilgrim 9%a, 60 minutes

1  oz. East Kent Goldings 5%a, 10 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP007 Dry English Ale or Wyeast 1318 London Ale III

Dry-Hop: 1 oz. UK Fuggle


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 3 weeks. Add dry hops for last 7 days.

One User Review

    Kenny R

    Looks like an awesome session ale


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