Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Extract Brewing > northern style Best Bitter kit
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-17-2012, 02:14 AM   #1
CButterworth
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Arvada, CO
Posts: 47
Default northern style Best Bitter kit

Hi,

I am looking for a US available kit for a northern England style best bitter. I have seen kits for Best Bitter, but want to avoid the London style bitters, which I personally always found more "watery" in spite of having once lived a stone's throw from the Fuller's Chiswick Brewery in London.

Are there any kits that produce a more Theakston-like best bitter?

Thanks,
Charlie

__________________
CButterworth is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-18-2012, 12:46 AM   #2
RMS
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 89
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default

I cannot add anything here from experience, but I am brewing my first home brew batch of the Muntons Yorkshire Bitter, and I added 3 cups of light DME to the LME kit and 3 cups of corn sugar. So I am hoping the addition of the DME will make it fuller tasting. I just bottled them up a few days ago and I may try one in a week.

But I did look at a all grain recipe kit of a Theakston Best Bitter Style and doing a conversion of it to an extract kit seems to leave it weak as well, this was the kit I looked at:
http://www.worcesterhopshop.co.uk/pr...products_id=86

__________________
RMS is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Medieval Northern European Style Ale jlangfo5 Recipes/Ingredients 21 06-04-2012 08:34 PM
American special bitter with Northern Brewer? tennesseean_87 Recipes/Ingredients 0 02-21-2012 02:27 PM
Northern Brewer Extra Special Bitter--Additions? mpenn35 Extract Brewing 2 02-16-2012 04:20 PM
Looking for first timer AG recipe, preferably British Bitter style badmajon Recipes/Ingredients 15 04-30-2010 02:02 AM
FWH Only American Style Ordinary Bitter MVKTR2 Recipes/Ingredients 5 08-02-2009 04:19 AM