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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
Book Holders
6 gal 6.24% 19.83 1.062 1.015
All Grain 3690
Maple Pecan Brown Ale
2.5 gal 5.31% 22.16 1.058 1.018
Partial Mash 3502
Brown Ale w/ Wild Hops
6.9 gal 5.02% 16.53 1.049 1.011
All Grain 3046
Coffee Brown Ale
21 L 5.5% 29.38 1.054 1.012
All Grain 2655
Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 5.64% 37.4 1.053 1.010
extract 2449
Oatmeal Brown Ale
25 L 5.91% 23.36 1.058 1.013
BIAB 2320
Kjeller 5 American Brown Ale 25l
25 L 5.63% 36.34 1.057 1.014
BIAB 2155
Brown Ale
4 L 5.32% 26.4 1.054 1.014
All Grain 1895
Dirty Brown Arse
8 gal 5.55% 20.61 1.062 1.020
All Grain 1864
Hazelnut Brown Ale
5 gal 5.82% 35.07 1.058 1.014
extract 1734

Newest American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Holiday Hell Raiser
5 gal 8.29% 62.71 1.084 1.021
All Grain 0
Oscura - Sileno
20.8 L 5.49% 37.91 1.051 1.009
All Grain 4
American Brown 06 (DK)
5.5 gal 6.5% 60.18 1.065 1.015
All Grain 2
Big Country Texas Brown
5.2 gal 6.24% 26.62 1.059 1.011
extract 4
Raspberry brown
5.5 gal 6.59% 22.94 1.066 1.016
All Grain 31
Velvet reminder
21 L 6.72% 22.59 1.063 1.011
All Grain 3
Big John
5.5 gal 4.43% 26.82 1.051 1.017
Partial Mash 9
Aarons Christmas Brown Ale
5 gal 6.93% 0 1.070 1.018
extract 18
Rye Brown
1 gal 6.38% 31.61 1.060 1.011
All Grain 7
Bunk Bed Brown
4 gal 5.69% 31.74 1.058 1.014
BIAB 9

Fermentables Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 467 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 4% - 100%
American - Chocolate 437 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 0% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 276 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 36%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 253 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 62% 4% - 100%
American - Victory 152 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 27%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 149 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 2% - 32%
Flaked Oats 138 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 2% - 30%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 133 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 117 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 7% 1% - 40%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 116 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 307 7 32% 1% - 100%
Willamette 250 4.5 37% 5% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 137 5 40% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 137 4.5 40% 6% - 100%
Centennial 113 10 27% 0% - 100%
Magnum 98 15 33% 4% - 100%
Northern Brewer 96 7.8 31% 4% - 100%
Chinook 92 13 25% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 75 8.6 30% 1% - 75%
Liberty 74 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 27% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 21 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 34% 14% - 52%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 19 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 36% 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 38% 8% - 71%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 16 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 28% 13% - 40%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 14 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 38% 15% - 67%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 14 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 35% 3% - 100%
American - Special Roast 12 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 26% 10% - 35%
United Kingdom - Brown 12 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 25% 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 - American Ale Yeast US-05 296 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 113 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 78 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 66 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 51 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 27 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 26 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 20 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 18 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 83 Fining Boil 72% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 77 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 77 Fining Boil 62% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 34 Water Agt Other 20% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 22 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 45%
Chalk 21 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 47%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 21 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 21 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 21 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 18 Water Agt Mash 87% 5% - 100%

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