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Amber and Brown American Beer - American Brown Ale

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Maple Pecan Brown Ale
2.5 gal 5.31% 22.16 1.058 1.018
Partial Mash 5288
Book Holders
6 gal 6.24% 21.02 1.062 1.015
All Grain 4213
Coffee Brown Ale
21 L 5.5% 29.38 1.054 1.012
All Grain 3329
Brown Ale w/ Wild Hops
6.9 gal 5.02% 16.53 1.049 1.011
All Grain 3242
Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 5.64% 37.4 1.053 1.010
extract 2908
Kjeller 5 American Brown Ale 25l
25 L 5.63% 36.34 1.057 1.014
BIAB 2513
Coffee Brown ale
5.5 gal 9.55% 64.45 1.095 1.023
BIAB 2392
Not your kids cinnamon toast crunch brown ale
5 gal 6.21% 53.48 1.073 1.026
BIAB 2289
Brown Ale
4 L 5.32% 26.4 1.054 1.014
All Grain 2218
Hazelnut Brown Ale
5 gal 5.82% 35.07 1.058 1.014
extract 2218

Newest American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Awesome Recipe
20.8 L 5.99% 27.63 1.056 1.010
All Grain 0
Brown Dwarf WIP
20 L 5.38% 0 1.055 1.014
All Grain 1
(Black Wheat) ABA
33 L 5.97% 23.91 1.053 1.009
All Grain 15
Fall Down
20 L 4.71% 27.84 1.046 1.010
All Grain 3
NCB Eh (Nancie's Chocolate Brown Ale)
5.5 gal 6.18% 27.13 1.057 1.010
All Grain 7
Rye Brown
4 L 5.74% 45.59 1.058 1.014
All Grain 5
Simple Red Ale
23 L 5.66% 28.77 1.052 1.009
extract 15
Bacon Brown Ale
19 L 6% 12.73 1.063 1.017
extract 6
Mrs Budd's Brown
430 L 4.25% 23.21 1.043 1.011
All Grain 6
Second runnings Brown ale
20 L 4.58% 27.33 1.047 1.012
All Grain 5

Fermentables Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 505 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 4% - 100%
American - Chocolate 479 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 0% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 302 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 36%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 274 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 62% 4% - 100%
American - Victory 162 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 27%
Flaked Oats 157 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 30%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 157 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 2% - 80%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 138 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 131 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 7% 1% - 40%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 124 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 3% 1% - 13%

Hops Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 341 7 32% 1% - 100%
Willamette 274 4.5 36% 5% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 157 5 40% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 151 4.5 40% 6% - 100%
Centennial 123 10 28% 0% - 100%
Magnum 110 15 33% 4% - 100%
Chinook 99 13 26% 1% - 100%
Northern Brewer 99 7.8 31% 4% - 100%
Amarillo 85 8.6 31% 1% - 100%
Columbus 82 15 26% 2% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 49 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 28% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 26 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 37% 14% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 21 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 37% 10% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 18 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 36% 8% - 71%
Belgian - Biscuit 18 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 28% 10% - 62%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 16 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 27% 11% - 40%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 14 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 39% 21% - 67%
American - Black Malt 14 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 20% 4% - 71%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 12 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 39% 3% - 100%
American - Special Roast 12 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 26% 10% - 35%

Yeasts Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 337 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 134 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 84 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 73 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 56 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 29 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 28 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 21 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 20 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 19 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 104 Fining Boil 74% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 93 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 79 Fining Boil 63% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 34 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 33 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 31 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 82%
Table Salt 25 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 23 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 100%
Chalk 21 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 47%
Lactic acid 20 Water Agt Mash 90% 12% - 100%

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