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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 3430
Brown Ale w/ Wild Hops
6.9 gal 5.02% 16.53 1.049 1.011
All Grain 2956
Maple Pecan Brown Ale
2.5 gal 5.31% 22.16 1.058 1.018
Partial Mash 2841
Coffee Brown Ale
21 L 5.5% 29.38 1.054 1.012
All Grain 2282
Honey Brown Ale
5 gal 5.64% 37.4 1.053 1.010
extract 2280
Oatmeal Brown Ale
25 L 5.91% 23.36 1.058 1.013
BIAB 2201
Kjeller 5 American Brown Ale 25l
25 L 5.63% 36.34 1.057 1.014
BIAB 2035
Dirty Brown Arse
8 gal 5.55% 20.61 1.062 1.020
All Grain 1786
Brown Ale
4 L 5.32% 26.4 1.054 1.014
All Grain 1782
Hazelnut Brown Ale
5 gal 5.82% 35.07 1.058 1.014
extract 1546

Newest American Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Maple Nut Brown
5 gal 6.77% 48.33 1.068 1.016
All Grain 2
Pump it up
5 gal 8.05% 20.96 1.080 1.019
All Grain 12
Primera Pola
16 L 2.68% 45.07 1.031 1.011
All Grain 19
Prosca - Brown Ale (Fat Tire)
20 L 6.46% 41.04 1.060 1.011
BIAB 0
Nut Brown Ale Kit
5 gal 4.94% 20.78 1.050 1.013
extract 3
Extra Medium Ale
2 gal 5.35% 22.46 1.061 1.020
BIAB 10
Basic Brown
5 gal 5.33% 31.51 1.054 1.014
extract 15
Multi grain brown.
5.5 gal 6.17% 24.33 1.063 1.016
All Grain 13
Moose Drool
5.25 gal 8.12% 31.5 1.074 1.012
All Grain 14
Gingerbread spiced brown ale
5.5 gal 5.45% 20.97 1.055 1.013
BIAB 26

Fermentables Used In American Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 436 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 4% - 100%
American - Chocolate 400 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 0% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 253 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 36%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 233 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 62% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 144 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 2% - 32%
American - Victory 144 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 2% - 27%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 126 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 25%
Flaked Oats 126 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 3% - 30%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 109 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 3% 1% - 13%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 107 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 288 7 31% 1% - 100%
Willamette 237 4.5 37% 5% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 129 5 40% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 122 4.5 40% 6% - 100%
Centennial 106 10 26% 0% - 100%
Magnum 93 15 32% 4% - 100%
Northern Brewer 88 7.8 31% 4% - 100%
Chinook 86 13 24% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 71 8.6 31% 1% - 75%
Liberty 69 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 45 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 28% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 23 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 34% 14% - 52%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 19 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 38% 10% - 100%
Belgian - Biscuit 19 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 28% 10% - 62%
Belgian - Special B 17 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 41% 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%
American - Special Roast 11 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 25% 10% - 33%

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-05 274 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 108 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 72 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 62 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 47 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 26 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
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
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 17 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
Whirlfloc 79 Fining Boil 73% 1% - 100%
Irish Moss 76 Fining Boil 61% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 61 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 39 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 100%
Chalk 18 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 17 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 16 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 40%
Epsom Salt 15 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 15%
Lactic acid 15 Water Agt Mash 85% 7% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 7 Water Agt Boil 39% 3% - 95%

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