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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 4040
Book Holders
6 gal 6.24% 19.83 1.062 1.015
All Grain 3885
Brown Ale w/ Wild Hops
6.9 gal 5.02% 16.53 1.049 1.011
All Grain 3114
Coffee Brown Ale
21 L 5.5% 29.38 1.054 1.012
All Grain 2907
Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 5.64% 37.4 1.053 1.010
extract 2647
Kjeller 5 American Brown Ale 25l
25 L 5.63% 36.34 1.057 1.014
BIAB 2301
Brown Ale
4 L 5.32% 26.4 1.054 1.014
All Grain 1975
Dirty Brown Arse
8 gal 5.55% 20.61 1.062 1.020
All Grain 1944
Hazelnut Brown Ale
5 gal 5.82% 35.07 1.058 1.014
extract 1935
Coffee Brown ale
5.5 gal 9.55% 64.45 1.095 1.023
BIAB 1744

Newest American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 6.42% 22.26 1.065 1.016
All Grain 0
Bernie's Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.11% 38.15 1.052 1.013
All Grain 8
American Brown Altitude
1 gal 5.35% 32.03 1.053 1.012
All Grain 24
Awesome Recipe
1 gal 5.46% 0 1.056 1.014
BIAB 2
Anniversary Brown Ale
26 L 5.76% 21.95 1.054 1.010
All Grain 6
Nut Brown Ale
5.25 gal 5.45% 38.91 1.054 1.013
BIAB 18
Hoppy Brown
5.5 gal 5.34% 12.79 1.054 1.014
BIAB 15
Brown Hop Ale
20.8 L 5.05% 36.7 1.051 1.013
All Grain 16
Brown John's Ale
3 gal 5.36% 15.64 1.050 1.010
All Grain 76
My Own Brown
5 gal 5.42% 41.76 1.051 1.010
extract 23

Fermentables Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 481 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 4% - 100%
American - Chocolate 450 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 0% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 285 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 36%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 257 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 62% 4% - 100%
American - Victory 159 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 27%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 146 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 2% - 32%
Flaked Oats 145 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 30%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 135 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 127 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 7% 1% - 40%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 118 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 319 7 32% 1% - 100%
Willamette 260 4.5 37% 5% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 145 5 40% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 142 4.5 41% 6% - 100%
Centennial 118 10 27% 0% - 100%
Magnum 102 15 33% 4% - 100%
Chinook 96 13 25% 1% - 100%
Northern Brewer 96 7.8 31% 4% - 100%
Amarillo 77 8.6 30% 1% - 100%
Liberty 76 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 48 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 28% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 23 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 19 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 37% 8% - 71%
Belgian - Biscuit 18 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 28% 10% - 62%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 15 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 28% 13% - 40%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 13 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 40% 21% - 67%
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%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 12 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 39% 3% - 100%

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-05 308 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 123 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 80 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 67 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 52 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 26 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 20 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 18 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 18 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 88 Fining Boil 73% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 79 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 77 Fining Boil 63% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 33 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 25 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 23 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 23 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 21 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 82%
Chalk 20 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 47%
Lactic acid 17 Water Agt Mash 87% 12% - 100%

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