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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 5428
Book Holders
6 gal 6.24% 21.02 1.062 1.015
All Grain 4272
Coffee Brown Ale
21 L 5.5% 29.38 1.054 1.012
All Grain 3405
Brown Ale w/ Wild Hops
6.9 gal 5.02% 16.53 1.049 1.011
All Grain 3269
Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 5.64% 37.4 1.053 1.010
extract 2978
Kjeller 5 American Brown Ale 25l
25 L 5.63% 36.34 1.057 1.014
BIAB 2538
Coffee Brown ale
5.5 gal 9.55% 64.45 1.095 1.023
BIAB 2516
Not your kids cinnamon toast crunch brown ale
5 gal 6.21% 53.48 1.073 1.026
BIAB 2435
Hazelnut Brown Ale
5 gal 5.82% 35.07 1.058 1.014
extract 2266
Brown Ale
4 L 5.32% 26.4 1.054 1.014
All Grain 2260

Newest American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
New Ipswich Old Ale.
40 L 5.81% 29.23 1.058 1.013
All Grain 11
mestizaje
60 L 5.79% 0 1.059 1.015
All Grain 3
You mumble too much
5.5 gal 5.63% 19.14 1.057 1.014
All Grain 0
Øyvinds Brown Ale
45 L 4.02% 35.31 1.043 1.012
All Grain 3
Barnyard Brown Ale
70 gal 8.65% 46.58 1.088 1.022
All Grain 2
American Brown Ale
25 L 5.16% 32.39 1.052 1.013
All Grain 3
Extract Pete’s Wicked Ale clone
5 gal 6.33% 51.84 1.060 1.011
extract 28
experimental brown ale
5 gal 5.98% 42.75 1.061 1.015
extract 13
Pub Brown
248 gal 5% 0 1.051 1.013
All Grain 2
Awesome Recipe
6 gal 5.01% 25.58 1.051 1.013
All Grain 2

Fermentables Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 506 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 4% - 100%
American - Chocolate 482 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 0% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 302 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 36%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 274 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 62% 4% - 100%
American - Victory 164 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 27%
Flaked Oats 160 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 30%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 155 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 2% - 80%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 140 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 133 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 7% 1% - 40%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 126 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 346 7 31% 1% - 100%
Willamette 272 4.5 36% 5% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 160 5 40% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 154 4.5 40% 6% - 100%
Centennial 124 10 28% 0% - 100%
Magnum 110 15 33% 4% - 100%
Chinook 100 13 26% 1% - 100%
Northern Brewer 99 7.8 31% 4% - 100%
Amarillo 89 8.6 31% 1% - 100%
Columbus 85 15 26% 2% - 100%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 50 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 28% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 27 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 - 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 14 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 39% 21% - 67%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 14 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 37% 3% - 100%
American - Black Malt 14 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-05 338 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 139 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 87 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 72 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 56 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 30 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 28 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 21 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°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

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 106 Fining Boil 73% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 98 Water Agt Mash 26% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 80 Fining Boil 64% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 36 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 35 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 82%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 33 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 25 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 24 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Chalk 21 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 47%
Lactic acid 21 Water Agt Mash 87% 12% - 100%

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