English-Style Bitter

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English-Style Bitter Beer

English-Style Bitter is a type of beer that is characterized by its medium to high hop bitterness and moderate alcohol content. English bitters typically have a reddish hue and range in colour from amber to dark brown.

English-Style Bitter is brewed using English Pale Ale malt, and English Hops. The English hops impart a floral, earthy flavour to the beer, while the English Pale Ale malt gives the beer a biscuity maltiness. English-Style Bitter is best served with English pub food, such as fish and chips, or shepherd’s pie. When served alongside food, English-Style Bitter enhances the flavour of the dish.

English-Style Bitter is also an excellent choice for pairing with strong cheeses, such as cheddar or stilton. The medium to high hop bitterness of English-Style Bitter cleanses the palate, making it an ideal partner for rich and flavorful dishes.

English-Style Bitter Details

  • Color: 5-12 SRM
  • Bitterness: 20-35 IBU
  • Alcohol: 3-4.2% ABV
  • Glass: Nonic Pint
  • Temperature: 10-12°C
  • Color: Gold to Copper
  • Clarity: Clear to Brilliant
  • Hop: Varies
  • Malt: Low to medium residual malt sweetness

English-Style Bitter Pairings

  • Food Pairing: Fish and Chips
  • Cheese Pairing: English Cheddar
  • Dessert Pairing: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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