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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% 21.02 1.062 1.015
All Grain 5117
Coffee Brown Ale
21 L 5.5% 29.38 1.054 1.012
All Grain 4368
Coffee Brown ale
5.5 gal 9.55% 64.45 1.095 1.023
BIAB 4089
Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 5.64% 37.4 1.053 1.010
extract 3769
Brown Ale w/ Wild Hops
6.9 gal 5.02% 16.53 1.049 1.011
All Grain 3736
Kjeller 5 American Brown Ale 25l
25 L 5.63% 36.34 1.057 1.014
BIAB 3104
Hazelnut Brown Ale
5 gal 5.82% 35.07 1.058 1.014
extract 2979
Brown Ale
4 L 5.32% 26.4 1.054 1.014
All Grain 2864
Dirty Brown Arse
8 gal 5.55% 20.61 1.062 1.020
All Grain 2614
Salted Caramel Brown Ale
18 L 7.46% 17.08 1.080 1.023
All Grain 2559

Newest American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
American Brown Town
5.5 gal 5.61% 41.97 1.057 1.014
BIAB 8
Beer 1
2.25 gal 4.97% 25.2 1.050 1.012
BIAB 6
Chris Wahrmund Beer 1
2.25 gal 4.5% 30.36 1.045 1.011
BIAB 7
Akorn Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 6% 20.58 1.066 1.021
All Grain 9
Poisoned Apple Brown Ale
5.125 gal 5.49% 18.12 1.052 1.010
extract 21
The Tennessee Oiler
5.5 gal 5.24% 25.89 1.049 1.009
All Grain 10
Rocket Frog Clone
5.5 gal 4.99% 23.93 1.052 1.014
All Grain 15
Janet's Back
43 L 5.76% 39.77 1.057 1.013
BIAB 25
Moose Drool Clone
3 gal 5.28% 43.09 1.050 1.009
extract 28
J's nut shot
12 gal 5.29% 26.05 1.054 1.014
All Grain 24

Fermentables Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 453 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 4% - 100%
American - Chocolate 422 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 0% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 275 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 32%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 243 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 62% 4% - 100%
Flaked Oats 146 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 2% - 30%
American - Victory 144 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 27%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 130 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 2% - 32%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 127 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 122 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 7% 1% - 40%
Belgian - Biscuit 111 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 8% 1% - 50%

Hops Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 309 7 32% 1% - 100%
Willamette 244 4.5 36% 5% - 100%
Fuggles 144 4.5 41% 6% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 143 5 40% 10% - 100%
Centennial 121 10 27% 0% - 100%
Northern Brewer 104 7.8 32% 4% - 100%
Magnum 98 15 33% 3% - 100%
Chinook 88 13 25% 1% - 100%
Columbus 77 15 26% 4% - 100%
Amarillo 74 8.6 29% 1% - 100%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 41 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 27% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 21 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 35% 14% - 75%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 20 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 37% 10% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 15 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 28% 13% - 40%
Belgian - Biscuit 15 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 28% 10% - 62%
Belgian - Special B 14 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 32% 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 - Special Roast 11 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 26% 10% - 35%
United Kingdom - Brown 11 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-05 307 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low 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 80 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 68 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
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 26 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 25 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 22 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 21 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 20 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
Gypsum 102 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 89 Fining Boil 69% 1% - 100%
Irish Moss 81 Fining Boil 61% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 46 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 82%
Baking Soda 36 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 29 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 26 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 23 Water Agt Mash 74% 2% - 100%
Table Salt 22 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Chalk 21 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 54%

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