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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
Brown Ale w/ Wild Hops
6.9 gal 5.02% 16.53 1.049 1.011
All Grain 2807
Maple Pecan Brown Ale
2.5 gal 5.31% 22.16 1.058 1.018
Partial Mash 2302
Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 5.64% 37.4 1.053 1.010
extract 2077
Oatmeal Brown Ale
25 L 5.91% 23.36 1.058 1.013
BIAB 2042
Coffee Brown Ale
21 L 5.5% 29.38 1.054 1.012
All Grain 1945
Kjeller 5 American Brown Ale 25l
25 L 5.63% 36.34 1.057 1.014
BIAB 1890
Dirty Brown Arse
8 gal 5.55% 20.61 1.062 1.020
All Grain 1685
Brown Ale
4 L 5.32% 26.4 1.054 1.014
All Grain 1588
Hazelnut Brown Ale
5 gal 5.82% 35.07 1.058 1.014
extract 1344
Molé Brown #1
1 gal 5.01% 37.86 1.051 1.013
All Grain 1285

Newest American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
american brown
5.5 gal 5.66% 26.64 1.059 1.016
All Grain 6
nigga brown ale
10 L 5.81% 26.23 1.053 1.009
All Grain 1
Paulys brown 3
11 gal 6.81% 20.99 1.067 1.015
All Grain 6
Mr. Beer - Southern Pecan
2.25 gal 5.3% 0 1.055 1.014
extract 8
Back To Basics
5.5 gal 5.94% 39.61 1.060 1.015
BIAB 11
You're a Nut Brown
8.3 L 5.28% 28.27 1.053 1.013
BIAB 25
FC(orth)
24 L 5.34% 26.06 1.052 1.011
All Grain 3
Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.19% 18.89 1.049 1.009
extract 7
Moose Drool Clone
21 L 4.89% 30.74 1.051 1.014
BIAB 9
Brown Stains (American Brown Ale)
21.5 L 5.46% 26.28 1.056 1.014
BIAB 11

Fermentables Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 406 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 4% - 100%
American - Chocolate 362 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 0% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 228 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 31%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 210 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 62% 4% - 100%
American - Victory 139 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 2% - 27%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 131 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 1% - 32%
Flaked Oats 119 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 3% - 30%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 116 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 27%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 99 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 7% 1% - 40%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 99 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 267 7 31% 1% - 100%
Willamette 222 4.5 36% 5% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 124 5 41% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 110 4.5 39% 6% - 100%
Centennial 97 10 26% 0% - 100%
Magnum 92 15 32% 4% - 100%
Northern Brewer 84 7.8 31% 5% - 100%
Chinook 77 13 24% 6% - 100%
Liberty 68 4 30% 9% - 100%
Amarillo 63 8.6 31% 1% - 75%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 40 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 27% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 22 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 35% 14% - 52%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 18 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 37% 10% - 100%
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 28% 13% - 40%
Belgian - Special B 14 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 37% 8% - 71%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 13 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 40% 21% - 67%
American - Black Malt 11 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 21% 4% - 71%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 11 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 31% 3% - 55%
United Kingdom - Brown 10 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 26% 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 - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 250 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 92 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 65 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 59 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 46 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 24 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 21 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°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 18 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 16 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 77 Fining Boil 61% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 69 Fining Boil 73% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 49 Water Agt Boil 20% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride 38 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 100%
Chalk 15 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 14 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 40%
Epsom Salt 12 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 15%
Lactic acid 12 Water Agt Mash 82% 7% - 100%
Baking Soda 11 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Magnesium Chloride 3 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 5%

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