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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 2868
Maple Pecan Brown Ale
2.5 gal 5.31% 22.16 1.058 1.018
Partial Mash 2513
Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 5.64% 37.4 1.053 1.010
extract 2195
Coffee Brown Ale
21 L 5.5% 29.38 1.054 1.012
All Grain 2123
Oatmeal Brown Ale
25 L 5.91% 23.36 1.058 1.013
BIAB 2121
Kjeller 5 American Brown Ale 25l
25 L 5.63% 36.34 1.057 1.014
BIAB 1942
Dirty Brown Arse
8 gal 5.55% 20.61 1.062 1.020
All Grain 1721
Brown Ale
4 L 5.32% 26.4 1.054 1.014
All Grain 1689
Hazelnut Brown Ale
5 gal 5.82% 35.07 1.058 1.014
extract 1435
Molé Brown #1
1 gal 5.01% 37.86 1.051 1.013
All Grain 1355

Newest American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Vanilla Brown Ale
5 gal 5.93% 28.72 1.055 1.010
extract 7
IMPERIAL BLACK IPA
60.2 L 6.06% 25.84 1.059 1.013
All Grain 14
Brown Ale
9 gal 6.32% 42.48 1.067 1.019
All Grain 6
Yanky Brownie
8 gal 6.36% 0 1.066 1.017
All Grain 5
JAMES BROWN ALE (boda jose y marina)
20 L 5.39% 37.95 1.056 1.014
All Grain 9
Hoppy Brown Ale
5 gal 7.47% 57.58 1.080 1.023
All Grain 4
brown beer
25 L 5.45% 22.81 1.051 1.010
All Grain 7
Double Brown
2.75 gal 8.23% 37.77 1.078 1.016
extract 14
Terra Firma Brown IPA
6.25 gal 6.71% 60.8 1.063 1.012
All Grain 6
Walter B
5.5 gal 6.99% 33.95 1.071 1.018
All Grain 19

Fermentables Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 418 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 4% - 100%
American - Chocolate 376 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 0% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 237 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 36%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 224 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 61% 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% 2% - 32%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 122 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 27%
Flaked Oats 120 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 3% - 30%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 102 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 3% 1% - 13%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 100 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 7% 1% - 40%

Hops Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 276 7 31% 1% - 100%
Willamette 226 4.5 37% 5% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 124 5 40% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 112 4.5 39% 6% - 100%
Centennial 102 10 26% 0% - 100%
Magnum 94 15 32% 4% - 100%
Northern Brewer 85 7.8 31% 5% - 100%
Chinook 80 13 24% 3% - 100%
Liberty 68 4 30% 9% - 100%
Amarillo 64 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 43 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 20 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 15 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 38% 8% - 71%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 13 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 40% 21% - 67%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 13 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 38% 3% - 100%
American - Black Malt 11 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%

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-05 256 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 98 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 67 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 45 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 22 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 19 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
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 78 Fining Boil 61% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 75 Fining Boil 73% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 56 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 41 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 100%
Chalk 16 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 16 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 15 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 15%
Table Salt 15 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 40%
Lactic acid 12 Water Agt Mash 81% 7% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 4 Water Agt Mash 13% 3% - 26%

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