Bitter / Best Beer List

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BreweryBeerTown, CountyABVDietaryTasting NotesBarBeer Number
AcornBarnsley BitterBarnsley, South Yorkshire3.8%This brown bitter has a smooth malty bitterness throughout with notes of chocolate and caramel. Fruity bitter finish.Five Points8
360 degreesBestSheffield Park, East Sussex4.2%A traditional, copper-coloured best bitter. Brewed with Kentish hops to produce an aromatic ale with a clean bitterness.Five Points3
AnimalRaccoonLong Crendon, Buckinghamshire4.6%An initial blast of tropical, blueberry and citrus flavours is balanced with a hint of roasted malt, from Carafa 1, added during the sparge.Five Points16
ArundelSussex IPAArundel, West Sussex4.5%Formerly known as Heritage IPA. A special bitter with a complex roast malt flavour leading to a fruity, hoppy, bitter-sweet finish.Five Points19
AvalonIsle AleAshcott, Somerset3.8%A malty, caramel aroma with sweet flavours of malt and caramel, as well as lighter notes of nuts, leading to a dry finish.Five Points22
BingleyGoldy LocksWilsden, West Yorkshire4.0%Blonde made with pale crystal malt giving a delicate toffee aftertaste. Cascade aroma hop provides a refreshing citrus fragrance.Five Points32
BingleyIndian Brown AleWilsden, West Yorkshire5.5%Smooth, mid to dark brown ale with aromas of chocolate, coffee & spice with a hint of fruitiness. Flavours of blackcurrant, chocolate and citrus. A blend of toast barley, chocolate malt and base malt. Hopped with Columbus & Mittlefruh.Five Points34
Blue BeeHillfoot Best BitterSheffield, South Yorkshire4.0%Traditional dark chestnut fruity best bitter.Five Points38
BexleySession Ruby AleErith, Greater London3.7%This ruby ale with crystal malt and English Goldings has a rich malty flavour at a session strength.Five Points33
Big HandPendragonWrexham, North-East Wales3.9%Red Ale - American Amber / Red.Five Points35
Branscombe ValeBranocBranscombe, Devon3.8%Traditional Ale. Nose is light caramel and fruits. Flavour is of light malts, some fruits. Slightly bitter finish.Five Points44
BondBest of BritishWokingham, Berkshire4.0%Brewed using three blends of malted barley and wheat to provide a full bodied, rich copper coloured, nutty and biscuity session bitter. Five Points43
BondMoore BeerWokingham, Berkshire4.0%A robust defensive line-up of 4 English malts & wheat, whilst English First Gold hops provides the mid-field Bitterness and roams upfront with English Cascade to provide flavour & aroma.Five Points47
BudeNeet BitterBude, Cornwall3.7%Named after the river flowing through Bude town. This light bitter has an elderflower scent and is extremely refreshing with a citrus aftertaste.Five Points54
BuffysNorweigan BlueWicklewood, Norfolk4.9%Maris Otter malts, flavoured with premium American Mount Hood hops. English Fuggles and Goldings hops provide the balancing bitterness in this malty complex best bitter.Five Points58
BrentwoodHope & GloryBrentwood, Essex4.5%A well balanced bitter with full malt flavours and a lightness of the hops coming through in the flavour, leaving a pleasing end note and lingering bitterness.Five Points51
BrentwoodSummer VirginBrentwood, Essex4.5%A classic golden ale, with balanced citrus notes.Five Points57
Cheddar AlesCrown & GloryCheddar, Somerset4.6%Medium bodied with a hint of sweetness give the hops a nice balance that also allow the malt flavours to shine through.Five Points68
Burton BridgeDraught Burton AleBurton upon Trent, Staffordshire4.8%Fruity orange aroma leads to hoppy start, hop and fruit body then fruity aftertaste. Dry finish with fruity hints.Five Points63
BushysCastletown BitterBraddan, Isle of Man3.5%A light, golden beer full of floral and citrus hints. A refreshing session beer.Five Points65
CairngormCairngorm GoldAviemore, Highlands and Western Isles4.5%Golden coloured, light bodied continental style beer with Saaz hops - refreshing and zesty.Five Points69
CoastalHop MonsterRedruth, Cornwall3.7%A thirst-quenching, strikingly hoppy session bitter, with a citrus fruit finish.Five Points78
ChilternBeechwood BitterAylesbury, Buckinghamshire4.3%This pale brown beer has a balanced butterscotch/toffee aroma, with a slight hop note. The taste balances bitterness and sweetness, leading to a long bitter finish.Five Points71
ChilternChiltern GoldAylesbury, Buckinghamshire3.9%This light golden honeyed ale dances across the tongue with summer flavours. Biscuity malt notes and hopped with the rare UK grown Cascade producing a beautiful citrus & grapefruit aroma.Five Points73
ConwyClogwyn GoldConwy, Llysfaen, North-West Wales3.6%Pale session ale, with a hint of grapefruit slightly sweet with a bitter finish.Five Points89
DerventioCenturianDarley Abbey, Derbyshire4.3%Amber bitter with a hoppy aftertaste.Five Points94
DerventioGoldDarley Abbey, Derbyshire4.2%A pale bitter with subtle character and an outstanding hop finish using Citra and Aurura hops.Five Points96
DorkingDB OneCapel, Surrey4.2%Pale flagship bitter, 100% English grain, Bramling Cross hops.Five Points104
DowntonQuadhopDownton, Wiltshire3.9%Pale golden session beer, initially hoppy on the palette with some fruit and a strong hoppiness in the aftertaste.Five Points107
DorkingWashington GoldCapel, Surrey3.8%Showcasing the Simcoe hop from Washington state. Great aroma of passion fruit and refreshing fruity flavour with balanced bitterness.Five Points112
ExeterAvocetExeter, Devon3.9%Organic. A lager coloured bitter, fruity and sweet from nose to aftertaste. Slight maltyness balances pineapple. Light session ale.Five Points116
ExeterCounty BestExeter, Devon4.6%Premium strength best bitter. Rich malt fruity flavour. Smooth bitter-sweet finish.Five Points118
ExeterFerrymanExeter, Devon4.2%Classic copper coloured session ale. Well balanced sweet warm malt flavour. Crisp bitter finish.Five Points124
Exeter'FraidNotExeter, Devon4.0%Deep golden straw in colour, this ale has a terrific hoppy aroma.Five Points126
ExeterTomahawkExeter, Devon3.5%Well balanced flavour with a great combination of hop & malt.Five Points121
Fuller'sLondon PrideLondon, Greater London4.1%Well balanced smooth best bitter with orange citrus fruit, malt and hops in aroma and flavour, which linger into a slightly bitter aftertaste. Honey and toffee develop as the beer matures.Five Points138
Fyne AlesJarlCairndow, Argyll and The Isles3.8%Has strong citrus notes, through use of the Citra hop.Five Points137
GoachersFine LightMaidstone, Kent3.7%A pale, golden brown bitter with a strong, floral, hoppy aroma and aftertaste. A hoppy and moderately malty session beer.New Wharf141
HammerpotBrighton BellePoling, West Sussex4.6%Pale amber bitter. Fresh floral hops notes, spicy orange, crisp grapefruit and a hint of caramel.New Wharf156
Great HeckZeusGreat Heck, North Yorkshire4.5%Clean golden ale has moderate bitterness and packs a hoppy, resinous punch of citrusy aromas and flavours and aroma from the addition of lashings of Zeus hops in the boil and Columbus during fermentation.New Wharf151
Great North EasternClaspers Citra BlondeGateshead, Tyne and Wear3.8%A light pale ale with strong citrus notes. Citra hops dominate.New Wharf155
HeritageCharington IPABurton upon Trent, Staffordshire4.5%Recreation of the classic Charrington IPA, brewed using the original yeast strains. English-style IPA, copper in colour with a floral aroma. The flavours are English hops with some fruity notes and a bitter finish.New Wharf161
Hop BackGroovy MoverDownton, Wiltshire4.6%Medium to strong pale ale with spicy bitterness and a strong hoppy finish with herbal notes and fruity flavours to balance the bitterness.New Wharf169
Itchen ValleyPure GoldNew Alresford, Hampshire4.8%Aromatic hoppy, strong bitter. Golden coloured, with initial maltiness and grapefruit counter-balanced with some sweetness, leading to dry finish.New Wharf173
Kelham IslandRiders On The StormSheffield, South Yorkshire4.5%A robust golden pale ale with berry notes and very slight roasted notes.New Wharf177
Kirkby LonsdalePennine AmblerKirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria4.1%Amber Ale.New Wharf179
Lincoln GreenHood BestNottingham, Nottinghamshire4.2%Heroic Best Bitter in a classic English style, giving a full-rounded bitterness coming from a combination of classic English and Mounthood hops.New Wharf186
LaconsAffinityGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk4.8%A bouncy citrus nose. Orange notes soar over an astringent hoppiness softened by a gentle malt background. A growing hop finish.New Wharf183
Little OxTackley BitterFreeland, Oxfordshire4.0%A refreshing bitter with biscuit notes.New Wharf192
LymestoneStone CutterStone, Staffordshire3.7%Hoppy and grassy aroma, clean, sharp and refreshing. A hint of caramel start then intense bitterness emerges with a good bitter aftertaste and touch of mouthwatering astringency.New Wharf200
Little CrittersMalty PythonSheffield, South Yorkshire4.8%English malt, added a dose of Munich malt and wheat for body, then balanced this sweetness with some bite from the best quality whole hops, giving it a spicy taste and a smooth but lightly bitter finish.New Wharf195
Marko PauloWalpole's WallopLondon, Greater London4.5%Exclusive festival special from the Marko Paulo brewery at the Owl and the Pussycat.  Traditional English Best Bitter: light-bodied and well-balanced with a lingering, bitter finish.New Wharf202
Long ManLong BlondeLitlington, East Sussex3.8%A light coloured golden Ale with a distinctive hoppy aroma and crisp clean bitterness on the finish. Smooth light and refreshing.New Wharf201
MarblePintManchester, Greater Manchester3.9%VG UDry session bitter. NZ Hops, notes of citrus and grapefruit. Plenty of character.New Wharf207
Moor BeerRevivalBristol, Gloucestershire and Bristol3.8%VG UA very hoppy and refreshing bitter, brewed to celebrate the revival of the brewery.New Wharf213
MordueRagdie GadgieNorth Shields, Tyne and Wear4.8%Strong bitter with plenty of fruit and hops.New Wharf221
New Wharf Brewing CoEnglandMaidenhead, Berkshire5.0%VG UFull bodied golden ale pack full of American and English hops.New Wharf225
OakhamJHB (Jeffrey Hudson Bitter)Peterborough, Cambridgeshire3.8%Golden beer whose aroma is dominated by hops that give characteristic citrus notes. New Wharf232
OakhamBishop’s FarewellPeterborough, Cambridgeshire4.6%Powerfully citrusy, the hops and fruit on the aroma of this golden/yellow beer become bittersweet on the palate. Zesty citrus aftertaste.New Wharf233
OakhamEndless SummerPeterborough, Cambridgeshire3.4%Light and refreshing summer beer begins with a fruity aroma and taste before an endless wave of bitterness.New Wharf239
One Mile EndDocker's Delight BitterLondon, Greater London4.2%Best bitter with caramelised toffee and fruit on palate and aroma. Earthy, spicy hops fade in the dry lingering finish.New Wharf242
One Mile EndIndia Red AleLondon, Greater London4.7%Collaboration with Shotover, Oxford. A hoppy amber/red ale.New Wharf244
PiddleBent CopperDorchester, Dorset4.8%Smooth strong bitter made with the dark crystal malt and English Hops. Herbal and fresh cut grass aromaNew Wharf248
Portobello BrewingStarLondon, Greater London4.3%Pale brown malty best bitter with a sweetish nose, a fruity flavour and a bitter finish. Hints of nut on the palate and some hops throughout.New Wharf252
Portobello BrewingSummer BlondeLondon, Greater London4.2%Refreshing crisp beer giving soft fruit and citrus undertones. Made with Citra and Eldorado hops.New Wharf254
Purple MooseDark Side Of The MoosePorthmadog, North-West Wales4.6%Dark ale with a deep malt flavour and a fruity bitterness.New Wharf261
Purple MooseSnowdonia AlePorthmadog, North-West Wales3.6%Golden, refreshing bitter with citrus fruit hoppiness in aroma and taste. The full mouthfeel leads to a long-lasting, dry, bitter finish.New Wharf263
RebellionSmugglerMarlow Bottom, Buckinghamshire4.2%A red-brown beer, well-bodied and bitter with an uncompromisingly dry, bitter finish.New Wharf269
RebellionUnifierMarlow Bottom, Buckinghamshire4.2%July monthly special - Tawny and Hoppy.New Wharf272
RebellionZebedeeMarlow Bottom, Buckinghamshire4.7%A clean and fresh, straw-coloured pale ale with a crisp bitterness and a tropical fruit aroma.New Wharf274
RedemptionTrinityLondon, Greater London3.0%Refreshing golden beer with strong citrus notes throughout. The strong bitterness is softened by a little sweet malt character.New Wharf280
RebellionRoasted NutsMarlow Bottom, Buckinghamshire4.6%A deep ruby-coloured, complex beer packed with intense malt and hop character.New Wharf271
RedemptionHopspurLondon, Greater London4.5%Amber ale with chewy biscuit malt flavours, slightly sweet with some roast malt edging through. Hops provide citrus and pine flavours and easy bitter finish.New Wharf277
Revolutions Brewing CoEverybody Wants To Rule The WorldWhitwood, West Yorkshire4.5%Blonde Ale.West Berkshire282
Revolutions Brewing CoGripWhitwood, West Yorkshire3.9%Chestnut coloured session strength Yorkshire ale.West Berkshire284
Reunion AlesBeardtongueLondon, Greater London4.5%Reddish-brown best bitter with chocolate and damson aroma and flavour with some honey. Lingering sweet finish with dry cocoa.West Berkshire281
Reunion AlesOpening GambitLondon, Greater London3.8%Traditional bitter with pleasant balance of biscuit, hop and bitter orange. Bitterness builds strongly in the lingering finish.West Berkshire283
SalopianDarwin's OriginHadnall, Shropshire4.3%A light copper ale with a striking hop profile which is balanced by a refined malt finish.West Berkshire291
SalopianHop TwisterHadnall, Shropshire4.5%A premium bitter with a citrus flavour and complex hop finish. Refreshing and crisp.West Berkshire293
Sarah HughesSedgley SurpriseDudley, West Midlands5.0%A golden premium ale brewed with Maris Otter and hopped with goldings to give the beer a hoppy bitter taste with a malty body and sweet finish.West Berkshire303
South HamsDevon PrideKingsbridge, Devon3.8%A dark amber coloured beer, smooth to drink with a malty palate.West Berkshire307
SouthwarkBankside BlondeLondon, Greater London3.8%Refreshing fruity golden ale with grapefruit aroma and flavour fading in the dry lingering bitter finish. Some peppery hops.West Berkshire312
SouthwarkRoutemaster RedLondon, Greater London4.2%Pale, crystal and cara red malts give a subtle red ale a hoppy flavour of peach and passionfruit.West Berkshire316
StockportCrown BestStockport, Greater Manchester4.2%Amber ale with a smooth hoppy taste. Double hopped with dry finish.West Berkshire319
Thames Side BreweryHarrier BitterStaines-upon-Thames, Surrey3.4%Traditional English session beer.West Berkshire324
Three CastlesCorn DollyPewsey, Wiltshire4.7%Honey coloured, easy drinking, slightly floral, delicate aroma with a unique blend of lager malt & hops.West Berkshire334
Tiny RebelJuicyNewport, Gwent4.8%Immensely tropical golden ale with pungent fruit aromas and a flavour.West Berkshire338
ThornbridgeWild swanBakewell, Derbyshire3.5%UWhite gold in colour with aromas of light bitter lemon, a hint of herb and a subtle spiciness.West Berkshire337
TringColley's DogTring, Hertfordshire5.2%A dark-coloured ale with a long dry finish and overtones of malt and walnuts.West Berkshire346
TonbridgeCoppernobEast Peckham,, Kent3.8%A fairly dry, rich copper coloured ale with taste in depth. Robust fruity flavour from Challenger, Fuggles and Golding hops.West Berkshire345
TringFanny EbbsTring, Hertfordshire3.9%Blonde coloured ale with citrus hop aroma imparted by Cascade and Saaz hops.West Berkshire349
TringMoongazingTring, Hertfordshire4.2%Amber, red-hued with a rounded bitterness and a hoppy aftertaste.West Berkshire352
TringSide Pocket for a ToadTring, Hertfordshire3.6%A straw coloured ale with citrus notes and floral aroma with a crisp dry finish.West Berkshire354
TwickenhamDaisy CutterTwickenham, Greater London6.1%Sweetish, malty gold beer with a slight bitterness and hints of fruit in the flavour and aftertaste.West Berkshire360
Turpin'sStrawberry HazeSawston, Cambridgeshire3.9%A smooth, refreshing beer with citrus and hoppy aromas, tropical fruit and pine flavours and a subtle hint of strawberries.West Berkshire353
TwickenhamNaked LadiesTwickenham, Greater London4.4%Refreshing dark golden ale with a touch of spicy hop in the flavour but fruit dominates with a lasting bitterness.West Berkshire355
ValeRed KiteBrill, Buckinghamshire4.3%Refreshing, chestnut-coloured beer with a bitter finish.West Berkshire366
ValeUnder the boatBrill, Buckinghamshire4.5%Deep golden ale.West Berkshire368
ValeWychertBrill, Buckinghamshire3.9%Woody flavours are notable in this malty beer with a finish of port and berries on the nose.West Berkshire363
West BerkshireGood Old BoyYattendon, Berkshire4.0%Well-rounded, tawny bitter with malt and hops dominating throughout. A balancing bitterness accompanies the taste and aftertaste.West Berkshire382
West BerkshireMr Chubbs Lunchtime BitterYattendon, Berkshire3.7%A drinkable, balanced, session bitter. A malty caramel note dominates aroma and taste and is accompanied by a nutty bitter sweetness and a hoppy aftertaste.West Berkshire388
Westerham1965 Special Bitter AleWesterham, Kent4.8%A clean, refreshing bitter with a full-bodied flavour.West Berkshire381
Wild WeatherBetrayalAldermaston, Berkshire4.0%UTropical fruity flavours of limes, pineapple, mango and orange assault the senses leaving a long lingering hop tang.West Berkshire391
WorsthorneOld TroutBriercliffe, Lancashire4.5%A red/brown ale- this beer is beautifully balanced, lightly bittered and very smooth to drink.West Berkshire399
WimbledonCopper Leaf AleWimbledon, Greater London4.0%Burst of citrus, floral and tropical flavours from America and British hops overlay the complex malt characters of rye, caramel and spice.West Berkshire406
WimbledonSW19 Summer AleWimbledon, Greater London4.0%Well-balanced golden ale with a honeyed citrus and a gentle hopping on the palate, becoming peppery in the bitter finish.West Berkshire408
Woodforde'sNelson's Revenge BitterWoodbastwick, Norfolk4.5%An infusion of vine fruit, malt and hops provide a rich, rewarding experience. The aromas and flavours bounce merrily along to a sweet, Madeira-like finale.West Berkshire401
YeovilFabarilloYeovil, Somerset4.2%Crisp golden coloured bitter with light citrus notes and hints of elderflower in the aroma.West Berkshire403
YeovilStar GazerYeovil, Somerset4.0%Dark copper bitter with late-hopped floral bouquet.West Berkshire407
Windsor and EtonCorkerWindsor, Berkshire4.0%A golden easy drinking summer ale with a twist.West Berkshire414
Windsor and EtonEton BoatmanWindsor, Berkshire4.2%A golden summer ale with citrus and fruit flavours from the New World hops. The finish is easy on the palate.West Berkshire416
XTXT13Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire4.5%A red-coloured ale, brewed with a range of citrus aromatic hops selected from around the Pacific rim.West Berkshire422
XTXT4Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire3.8%A balanced, mellow session amber-coloured ale with pine and citrus hop notes.West Berkshire426
ChilternBeachwood Bitter - IN WOODAylesbury, Buckinghamshire4.3%This pale brown beer has a balanced butterscotch/toffee aroma, with a slight hop note. The taste balances bitterness and sweetness, leading to a long bitter finish.Moncada427
Half MoonOld Forge Bitter - IN WOODYork, East Yorkshire3.8%A very bright amber coloured ale with a soft spiced lemon and honeyed flavour.Moncada437