Bitter

Best Bitter

Codename : Mountain Portage Best Bitterthorpe (2024) The unofficial theme for summer 2024 is to focus on low gravity (AKA lower alcohol) ales, particularly British styles. Back in the summer…

Ordinary Bitter

Codename : Mountain Portage Summer Bitterthorpe The unofficial theme for summer 2024 is to focus on low gravity (AKA lower alcohol) ales, particularly British styles. This summer bitter is technically…

Best Bitter

Codename : Westfort Smells of Elderberries This one has been in the works for almost two years now, it started out as a joke, and has finally become reality. I…

Ordinary Bitter

Codename : New Year Bitterthorpe 2024 This is the first batch of the new year, I decided I would keep it very simple with an ordinary bitter. A little blurb…

Best Bitter

Codename : Westfort Best Bitterthorpe With this batch, I am trying something a little different, utilising a technique called high gravity brewing. That is, I reduced the initial water requirements,…

Strong Bitter

Codename : Mountain Portage Cornish Tin Miner’s Bitterthorpe This is another recipe from Home Brew Beer by Greg Hughes. I scaled it down from the original 5 gallon recipe, adjusted…

Strong Bitter

Codename : Westfort Ryetirement Strong Bitterthorpe The third and final in my Ryetirement series, adding rye to an English style bitter. Ingredients 1 lb 11 oz Golden Promise pale malt…

Ordinary Bitter

Codename : Westfort Yorkshire Bitterthorpe This is another recipe from Home Brew Beer by Greg Hughes. I scaled it down from the original 5 gallon recipe. As I was preparing…

Best Bitter

Codename : Westfort Best Bitterthorpe Returning to a lighter coloured beer, doing a Westfort version of my Mountain Portage Best Bitter. In a similar tradition to that one, I used…

Ordinary Bitter

Codename : Westfort Ordinary Bitterthorpe This recipe was chosen to keep things simple, as I was adjusting my water requirements for brewing. If things didn’t work out, it was a…