Bitter / Best Beer List

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BreweryBeerTown, CountyABVDietaryTasting NotesBarBeer Number
4TsWarrington Special Bitter (WSB)Warrington - Cheshire4.2%Typical malty rich base, brewed with Pioneer & Bramling Cross hops giving the beer a crisp & refreshing bittering with aromas of blackcurrent and citrus.Five Points Bar8
AndwellKing JohnAndwell - Hampshire4.2%Malty best bitter, low in hops with short initial bitterness and underlying sweetness, leading to some dryness in the finish.Five Points Bar9
AnimalJaguarLong Crendon - Buckinghamshire4.6%No tasting notes available.Five Points Bar11
ArranGuid AleIsle of Arran - Ayrshire and Arran3.8%A golden, refreshing session ale with a delicate balance of malt & fruitFive Points Bar17
Bank TopBad to the BoneBolton - Greater Manchester4.0%A tan-coloured beer with floral qualities and delicate citrus notes.Five Points Bar26
Beatnikz RepublicLeather SoulManchester - Greater Manchester4.3%Vegan UnfinedModern Bitter that uses an abundance of specialty malts and English and New Zealand hops which creates an easy drinking balanced malty/hoppy character.Five Points Bar34
Black DogWhitby Abbey AleWhitby - North Yorkshire3.8%A light coloured hoppy bitter. Brewed with North American hops to give a distinctive flavour.Five Points Bar45
Box SteamPiston BrokeHolt - Wiltshire4.5%A fine, full-bodied deep golden ale with a refreshing hoppy, citrus palate and a subtle fruit-hop aroma.Five Points Bar56
Bushy'sOld Bushy TailBraddan - Isle of Man4.5%A reddish-brown beer with a pronounced hop and malt aroma, the malt tending towards treacle. Slightly sweet and malty on the palate with distinct orangey tones. The full finish is malty and hoppy with a hint of toffee.Five Points Bar64
BuxtonMoor TopBuxton - Derbyshire3.6%Hopped with armfuls of American Chinook hops, this beer oozes citrus flavour and aroma. It has a lovely sweetnes balanced with a lingering bitter finish backed up with a late grapefruit hit.Five Points Bar61
CairngormNessies Monster MashAviemore - Highlands and Western Isles4.1%A good traditional English-type bitter with plenty of bitterness and strong malt flavour and a fruity background. Lingering bitterness in the aftertaste with diminishing sweetness.Five Points Bar70
CloudwaterSelf Optimisation In The Digital AgeManchester - Greater Manchester5.0%At a time when craft beer is fascinated with ever bigger flavours and more unusual additions, this beer offers uncomplicated satisfaction and classic drinkability.Five Points Bar72
CotleighBarn OwlWiveliscombe - Somerset4.5%Mid-brown beer with well balanced malt and hop aroma; a smooth, full-bodied taste where hops dominate, balanced by malt.Five Points Bar76
Cwrw IâlLimestone CowboyEryrys - North-East Wales4.5%A copper-coloured best bitter, malty with faint roast notes and fruit flavours. Hops dominate in the dry bitter finish.Five Points Bar78
DalesideOld Leg OverHarrogate - North Yorkshire4.1%Well-balanced mid brown refreshing beer that leads to an equally well-balanced fruity bitter aftertaste.Five Points Bar80
Dow BridgeGladiatorCatthorpe - Leicestershire4.5%Ruby chestnut, well balanced beer. Smooth and malty, but with a bitter, dry finish. Some fruit aroma and slight toffee sweetness.Five Points Bar82
East London BrewingNightwatchmanLondon - Greater London4.5%Dark ruby-brown complex best bitter. Peach, caramelised fruit, toffee balanced by bitter, nutty and roasted malt flavours. Dry aftertaste.Five Points Bar83
EmpireStrikes BackHuddersfield - West Yorkshire4.0%Pale golden bitter with a hoppy aroma and good hop and malt balance with a citrus flavour, very light on the palate. Good session beer.Five Points Bar90
ExeterCountry BestExeter - Devon4.6%Premium strength best bitter. Rich malt fruity flavour. Smooth bitter-sweet finish.Five Points Bar94
FernandesHawklordWakefield - West Yorkshire5.00%Deep chestnut ale.Beer from the Wood428
Five PointsBestLondon - Greater London4.1%Single-hopped Best Bitter, brewed with Fuggles hops from Hukins Hops. Refreshing and smooth, Best has notes of caramel and biscuit, and a lovely grassy, herbal freshness.Five Points Bar101
Flying MonkElmersHullavington - Wiltshire3.8%A refreshing session beer with floral and citrus aromas, followed by an encouraging bitter finish.Five Points Bar106
Fuller'sESBLondon - Greater London5.5%Bitter orange marmalade with hops, creamy toffee and some raisins are all present in this multifaceted strong brown bitter. A satisfying long, bitter, dry finish balanced by a malty sweetness.
Five Points Bar111
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 Points Bar117
Great NewsomeFrothingham BestWinestead - East Yorkshire4.3%Dark amber best bitter. Fruit and nut aroma with hop resin and peach notes leading to a sweetish finish.Five Points Bar122
Great OakleyGobbleTiffield - Northamptonshire4.5%Straw-coloured with a pleasant hop aftertaste.Five Points Bar130
HarbourCornish BitterBodmin - Cornwall4.0%Brewed with 4 malts and hopped with Celeia, Citra, Cascade and Mittelfruh hops for a sweet and floral aroma, soft fruit flavour and a complex fruity hop finish.Five Points Bar132
Henry SmithBest BitterPontefract - West Yorkshire4.0%Traditional best bitter.Five Points Bar138
Hook NortonHooky GoldHook Norton - Oxfordshire4.1%A very pale, crisp beer, with a hoppy character. A fruity aroma and a pleasant light taste.Sambrook's Bar142
Hook NortonHooky GoldHook Norton - Oxfordshire4.1%A very pale, crisp beer, with a hoppy character. A fruity aroma and a pleasant light taste.Beer from the Wood429
Hook NortonOld HookyHook Norton - Oxfordshire4.60%A strong bitter, tawny in colour. A well-rounded fruity taste with a balanced bitter finish.Beer from the Wood432
Hook NortonOld HookyHook Norton - Oxfordshire4.60%A strong bitter, tawny in colour. A well-rounded fruity taste with a balanced bitter finish.Beer from the Wood434
Hop BackSummer LightningDownton - Wiltshire5.0%Strong Golden Ale with a hoppy aroma and slightly astringent bitterness in the taste, balanced with some fruit sweetness, in the dry aftertaste.Sambrook's Bar141
Kelham IslandGolden AxeSheffield - South Yorkshire4.2%A full bodied golden ale. Its slight sweetness is abalanced with a pleasant bitterness from the Columbus hops and an aroma of tropical fruits is dervied from the late addition of a blend of New Zealand and American hops.Sambrook's Bar145
KentSingle Hop SeriesBirling - Kent4.5%A strong citrus flavour and aroma.Sambrook's Bar166
London Brewing CompanyBeer StreetLondon - Greater London4.0%Well balanced coppery brown best bitter with the hoppy bitterness underpinned by the caramelised malt character. Fruit is present throughout.Sambrook's Bar165
Marko PauloHotcha!London - Greater London5.7%Special Bitter, hot fermented at 36°C with Voss kveik giving bitter orange flavours complementing the sweet English maltsSambrook's Bar179
MauldonsSuffolk PrideSudbury - Suffolk4.8%A full bodied strong bitter, light in colour with a powerful bouquet of hops & developed fruit with a deep dry finish.Sambrook's Bar182
MaximDouble MaximHoughton le Spring - Tyne and Wear4.7%A brown Ale with a fruity, caramel, malty, nutty taste, & hint of sweetness. Smooth & well balanced.Sambrook's Bar184
McMullenAKHertford - Hertfordshire3.7%A pleasant mix of malt and hops leads to a distinctive, dry aftertaste that isn’t always as pronounced as it used to be.Sambrook's Bar186
North YorkshireFlying HerbertWarrenby - North Yorkshire4.7%Smooth, full flavoured premium bitter with a malty, fruity and dry finishSambrook's Bar206
North YorkshireYorkshire CobleWarrenby - North Yorkshire3.8%A traditional Yorkshire bitter, copper coloured, bitter to begin with, but mellow with a subtle hop palate of grapefruits and a soft yet crisp finish.Sambrook's Bar201
Northdown BreweryPapworth Victory Best BitterMargate - Kent4.2%An Anglo New Zealand hopped best bitter using crystal and carared Malt to give this beer a well rounded mouth feel, long finish with a hint of raisin. This beer is brewed with Northdown, fuggles, pacific, jade and rakau hops to give a flora, pine and peach aroma. A juicy fruit flavour with a balanced dry finish.Sambrook's Bar207
OldershawOld BoyGrantham - Lincolnshire4.8%A full-bodied amber ale, fruity and bitter with a hop/fruit aroma. The malt that backs the taste dies in the long finish.Sambrook's Bar214
OssettExcelsiorOssett - West Yorkshire5.2%A strong pale ale with a full, mellow flavour and a fresh, hoppy aroma with citrus/floral characteristics.Sambrook's Bar218
OutstandingRedSalford - Greater Manchester4.4%Copper-coloured, mellow, biscuity.Sambrook's Bar220
ParadigmFake NewsSarratt - Hertfordshire4.2%Five malts give this smooth bitter depth of character and hints of caramel.Sambrook's Bar215
PeerlessBoston RedBirkenhead - Merseyside4.5%American red malt beer. Rich, malty and fruity. Chinook, Centennial and Admiral hops.Sambrook's Bar222
PictishAlchemists AleRochdale - Greater Manchester4.3%Sweet malt balanced with fruity hops and moderate bitterness. Increased lasting bitterness in aftertaste.Sambrook's Bar228
PictishSummer SolsticeRochdale - Greater Manchester4.7%A crisp, refreshing, blonde ale. Rounded pale malt flavours in the mouth are balanced by a subtle bitterness, which leads to a dry finish with a delicate floral hop aroma.Sambrook's Bar230
PortobelloStarNorth Kensington - 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.Sambrook's Bar231
PotbellyBellowhead HedonismKettering - Northamptonshire4.5%A light coloured bitter with a citrus hoppy finish, brewed with the help of folk band "Bellowhead".Sambrook's Bar234
RamsgateGadds No. 5 Best Bitter AleBroadstairs - Kent4.4%Ruby coloured with the aroma of toffee malt and fresh green hops. The flavour is malt, hops and red berries with a full body and lingering bitter finish.
Sambrook's Bar238
RamsgateGadds She Sells Sea ShellsBroadstairs - Kent4.7%A very satisfying pale ale with a welcome and refreshing zesty hit of hops.Sambrook's Bar240
RebellionBarrel RollMarlow Bottom - Buckinghamshire4.2%A tawny bitter with American hops. Munich, double roasted crystal and chocolate malt give a rich tawny colour and lay a strong malty foundation. Simcoe and Mosaic hops add tropical and citrus fruit notes.Sambrook's Bar235
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.Sambrook's Bar243
SalopianDarwins OriginHadnall - Shropshire4.3%A light copper ale with a striking hop profile which is balanced by a refined malt finish.Sambrook's Bar255
Sambrook'sJunctionLondon - Greater London4.5%A traditional brown best bitter with an agreeable creamy mouthfeel and a sweetish malty toffee flavour, which is balanced by some bitterness, fruity and a trace of hops.Sambrook's Bar263
SouthwarkBellair ParkLondon - Greater London4.1%Brewed using a blend of Sarachi Ace and Celeia hops with a heavy dry hopped of Dana creates a wonderfully balances ale with hints of lemon and grapefruit with a balanced bitterness.Sambrook's Bar276
SouthwarkBermondsey BestLondon - Greater London4.4%A well balanced best bitter with the fruity notes developing in the finish, which is bitter. Some malty notes on the palate.Sambrook's Bar280
St Peter'sCream StoutSt Peter South Elmham - Suffolk6.5%Fuggles and Challenger hops plus a blend of 4 local barley malts create an aromatic, strong, dark chocolate cream stout with a satisfying bittersweet aftertaste.Twickenham Bar283
StardustCommandoWhite Waltham - Berkshire4.4%A Summertime modern bitter. Using the finest English crystal malts to create a gentle caramel body. Cascade and Simcoe used to lift a little summer fruits in the aroma and taste.Twickenham Bar282
StardustEnglish BitterWhite Waltham - Berkshire4.0%A blend of traditional British malt and hop flavours. Notes of roasted caramel balanced by a clean bitter finish, with a classic hop aroma.Twickenham Bar284
StealthRecluseMelksham - Wiltshire4.4%Vegan UnfinedDeep ruby ale with toffee malt flavour. Dry hopped with Chinook hops to give a light citrusy balance.Twickenham Bar296
StewartEdinburgh GoldLoanhead - Edinburgh and The Lothians4.8%Edinburgh Gold boasts an attractive continental hop aroma with moderate bitterness and a pleasing smooth finish.Twickenham Bar291
StewartStewarts 80/-Loanhead - Edinburgh and The Lothians4.4%Full bodied, full flavoured auburn coloured classic heavy. It's easy drinking with aromas of malt, light hops & fruit to compliment it’s smooth and creamy texture.Twickenham Bar293
StonehengeEye-OpenerSalisbury - Wiltshire4.5%Pale golden, dry and smooth premium bitter with a hint of toffee, which compliments the citrusy and spicy flavours.Twickenham Bar295
StrathavenOld Mortality 80/-Strathaven - Greater Glasgow and Clyde Valley4.2%A chestnut coloured ale with a well-rounded malty aroma and a rich dried fruit flavour.Twickenham Bar299
TestAnton BitterBroughton - Hampshire3.8%An easy drinking malty brown session bitterTwickenham Bar312
TestBourne BitterBroughton - Hampshire3.8%An easy drinking session bitter.Twickenham Bar314
ThornbridgeReverend and the MakersBakewell - Derbyshire4.8%Light, clean refreshing beer that has a dry floral finish. Cascade, Denali and Amarillo to give the beer notes of Grapefruit, orange and pineapple.Twickenham Bar315
Three B'sBee BlondeBlackburn - Lancashire4.0%A distinctive, pale bitter with a light, dry, balance of grain and hops and a delicate finish with citrus fruits.Twickenham Bar328
Three DaggersDaggers AleWestbury - Wiltshire4.1%Floor malted Maris Otter barley and dwarf hop variety, First Gold.Twickenham Bar323
Totally BrewedCrazy Like A FoxNottingham - Nottinghamshire4.5%Copper coloured malty best bitter with a caramel aroma and a gentle bitter finishTwickenham Bar337
Triple fffMoondanceAlton - Hampshire4.2%An aromatic citrus hop nose, balanced by bitterness and sweetness in the mouth. Bitterness increases in the finish as fruit declines.Twickenham Bar342
Truman'sRunnerHackney Wick - Greater London4.0%Traditional brown best bitter with spicy hoppy aroma and flavour fading in the dry aftertaste. Some marmalade fruity notes.Twickenham Bar355
TwickenhamGrandstand BitterTwickenham - Greater London3.8%Pale brown beer with peach, citrus and malt on the palate, fading in the bitter, slightly dry finish,Twickenham Bar364
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.Twickenham Bar361
WensleydaleCoverdale GamekeeperLeyburn - North Yorkshire4.3%Brewed using plenty of crystal malt to create a beautiful, glowing, copper-coloured best bitter, with huge spicy hop flavours and a nourishing juicy malt flavour. Balanced to perfection and deceptively moreish!Twickenham Bar384
West BerkshireGood Old BoyYattendon - Berkshire4.0%Well-rounded, tawny bitter with malt and hops dominating throughout. A balancing bitterness accompanies the taste and aftertaste.Twickenham Bar381
West BerkshireMr Chubb's Lunchtime BitterYattendon - Berkshire3.4%A drinkable, balanced, session bitter. A malty caramel note dominates aroma and taste and is accompanied by a nutty bittersweetness and a hoppy aftertaste.Twickenham Bar385
West BerkshireMr Swift's Pale AleYattendon - Berkshire3.8%A golden, fruity bitter made from a mixture of Fuggles and Goldings over a pale malt base, producing a very drinkable session ale.Twickenham Bar387
WhitewaterBelfast AleKilkeel, Co Down - Northern Ireland4.5%Whitewater's aromatic russet ale is brewed with the addition of wheat and roasted barley. Rich fruitiness and gentle hop flavour leading to its smooth succulent finish.Twickenham Bar391
WhitewaterHallionKilkeel, Co Down - Northern Ireland4.2%Irish Red Ale brimming with malt and caramel flavour & gentle hop finish.Twickenham Bar393
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.Twickenham Bar415
XTXT 4Long Crendon - Buckinghamshire3.8%A balanced, mellow session amber-coloured ale with pine and citrus hop notes.
Twickenham Bar412
Yorkshire HeartJRT Golden BestNun Monkton - North Yorkshire4.2%Dark Gold Beer with caramel & citrus. In memory of Tim’s late Grandfather ‘James Rodney Throup’.Twickenham Bar416