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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 6626
Book Holders
6 gal 6.24% 21.02 1.062 1.015
All Grain 4578
Coffee Brown Ale
21 L 5.5% 29.38 1.054 1.012
All Grain 3805
Brown Ale w/ Wild Hops
6.9 gal 5.02% 16.53 1.049 1.011
All Grain 3365
Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 5.64% 37.4 1.053 1.010
extract 3261
Coffee Brown ale
5.5 gal 9.55% 64.45 1.095 1.023
BIAB 3130
Hazelnut Brown Ale #brownaleday
6.1 gal 5.81% 25.58 1.060 1.016
All Grain 2820
Kjeller 5 American Brown Ale 25l
25 L 5.63% 36.34 1.057 1.014
BIAB 2712
Hazelnut Brown Ale
5 gal 5.82% 35.07 1.058 1.014
extract 2480
Brown Ale
4 L 5.32% 26.4 1.054 1.014
All Grain 2426

Newest American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
NB Caribou Slobber
5.5 gal 4.86% 0 1.048 1.011
Partial Mash 3
BB Pecan Brown Derek 01-17-21
6 gal 6.43% 23.07 1.058 1.009
All Grain 8
Ashley's Brown Nanner Beer
2 gal 5.22% 84.79 1.060 1.020
All Grain 13
Nut Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.22% 24.05 1.053 1.013
All Grain 8
Laffy Taffy
2 gal 5.73% 26.94 1.054 1.010
BIAB 22
Moose Drool Clone
2.5 gal 5.22% 26.42 1.054 1.014
All Grain 20
Tittabawasee Brown
5.5 gal 4% 31.39 1.046 1.015
extract 9
Logan's Special
5.5 gal 5.3% 27.37 1.054 1.013
All Grain 12
Rich and Famous Brown Ale
5.5 gal 6.66% 40.96 1.063 1.012
All Grain 19
Sweet, Nutty, and Nice
2 gal 5.52% 29.92 1.056 1.014
BIAB 15

Fermentables Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 359 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 69% 4% - 100%
American - Chocolate 329 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 0% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 220 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 2% - 29%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 187 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 61% 4% - 100%
Flaked Oats 114 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 2% - 30%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 108 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 21%
American - Victory 105 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 99 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 2% - 32%
United Kingdom - Brown 89 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 8% 1% - 41%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 87 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 6% 1% - 40%

Hops Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 240 7 30% 1% - 100%
Willamette 206 4.5 36% 5% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 116 5 41% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 105 4.5 39% 6% - 100%
Centennial 92 10 26% 0% - 100%
Magnum 83 15 34% 4% - 100%
Northern Brewer 82 7.8 31% 5% - 100%
Columbus 61 15 26% 4% - 100%
Chinook 61 13 25% 1% - 100%
Liberty 60 4 27% 9% - 55%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 33 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 28% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 18 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 33% 14% - 52%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 16 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 37% 10% - 100%
Belgian - Biscuit 16 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 28% 10% - 62%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 14 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 27% 13% - 40%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 10 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 40% 23% - 67%
American - Black Malt 10 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 21% 4% - 71%
United Kingdom - Brown 10 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 26% 8% - 50%
American - Special Roast 10 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 26% 10% - 35%
Belgian - Special B 9 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 32% 8% - 50%

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-05 231 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 82 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 57 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 56 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 39 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 21 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 21 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 18 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 18 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 15 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 65 Fining Boil 62% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 57 Fining Boil 66% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 57 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 25 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 19 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 82%
Baking Soda 16 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 50%
Chalk 14 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 38%
Epsom Salt 13 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 28%
Lactic acid 13 Water Agt Mash 72% 8% - 100%
Table Salt 12 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 40%

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