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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 4733
Book Holders
6 gal 6.24% 21.02 1.062 1.015
All Grain 4060
Brown Ale w/ Wild Hops
6.9 gal 5.02% 16.53 1.049 1.011
All Grain 3180
Coffee Brown Ale
21 L 5.5% 29.38 1.054 1.012
All Grain 3147
Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 5.64% 37.4 1.053 1.010
extract 2803
Kjeller 5 American Brown Ale 25l
25 L 5.63% 36.34 1.057 1.014
BIAB 2445
Brown Ale
4 L 5.32% 26.4 1.054 1.014
All Grain 2125
Dirty Brown Arse
8 gal 5.55% 20.61 1.062 1.020
All Grain 2098
Hazelnut Brown Ale
5 gal 5.82% 35.07 1.058 1.014
extract 2087
Coffee Brown ale
5.5 gal 9.55% 64.45 1.095 1.023
BIAB 2070

Newest American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
New Anchor
44 L 4.62% 22.57 1.049 1.013
All Grain 9
Clone of Brawny Brown
5 gal 6.35% 40.16 1.064 1.016
All Grain 6
#8 Spontan Brown Ale
18 L 5.65% 77.55 1.055 1.012
extract 9
Cimanin Toost Crunk
10 gal 6.34% 53.65 1.066 1.018
BIAB 16
SN Tumbler
5.5 gal 5.68% 32.91 1.058 1.014
All Grain 7
Corona Can't Stop Me
5.5 gal 6.01% 51.3 1.054 1.010
All Grain 24
Muddy Turtle
5.5 gal 6.04% 28.47 1.060 1.014
All Grain 12
Big brown
5 gal 4.87% 30.09 1.049 1.012
BIAB 27
Time Was
14 gal 6.21% 28.54 1.061 1.013
All Grain 14
ABA
1.25 gal 5.68% 22.21 1.058 1.015
BIAB 45

Fermentables Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 495 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 4% - 100%
American - Chocolate 461 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 0% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 293 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 36%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 266 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 62% 4% - 100%
American - Victory 161 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 27%
Flaked Oats 153 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 30%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 152 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 2% - 38%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 138 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 129 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 328 7 32% 1% - 100%
Willamette 267 4.5 36% 5% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 151 5 40% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 147 4.5 40% 6% - 100%
Centennial 121 10 28% 0% - 100%
Yakima Valley Hops - Magnum 106 14.5 33% 4% - 100%
Northern Brewer 97 7.8 31% 4% - 100%
Chinook 96 13 25% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 81 8.6 31% 1% - 100%
Liberty 77 4 30% 9% - 100%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 47 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 28% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 24 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 36% 14% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 21 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 37% 10% - 100%
Belgian - Biscuit 18 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 28% 10% - 62%
Belgian - Special B 18 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 36% 8% - 71%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 16 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 27% 11% - 40%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 13 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 40% 21% - 67%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 12 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 39% 3% - 100%
American - Black Malt 12 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 20% 4% - 71%
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-05 316 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 128 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 83 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 69 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 53 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 28 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 27 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 21 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
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 19 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 97 Fining Boil 72% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 87 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 79 Fining Boil 63% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 34 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 30 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 82%
Baking Soda 30 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 27 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 25 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 100%
Chalk 22 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 47%
Lactic acid 18 Water Agt Mash 88% 12% - 100%

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