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Brown British Beer - British Brown Ale

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 British Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Nut Brown Ale
20 L 5.42% 20.15 1.054 1.013
Partial Mash 2984
Northern English Brown Ale
26 L 3.86% 25.12 1.038 1.008
All Grain 2930
Pecan Pie Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.72% 98.06 1.059 1.015
All Grain 2294
Maple Bacon Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.18% 25.09 1.055 1.015
All Grain 2139
Arpac─▒k 1
8 L 5.03% 27.53 1.055 1.016
extract 2132
Dirty Little Freak Clone
5 gal 5.81% 28.95 1.059 1.015
extract 1984
Christmas Brown Ale
55 L 5.87% 30.95 1.059 1.014
All Grain 1737
2 Gallon Brown
2.5 gal 4.96% 21.66 1.050 1.013
extract 1700
Fursty ferret clone ( not actually )
20 L 4.45% 27.37 1.049 1.015
All Grain 1485
Darko
25 L 4.69% 27.55 1.051 1.015
BIAB 1429

Newest British Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
All-Grain Kit: Nut Brown ale (6 gal)
6 gal 4.66% 20.12 1.048 1.012
All Grain 4
Brown Ale
70.8 L 1.5% 0 1.015 1.004
All Grain 22
Old Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5% 19.11 1.050 1.013
All Grain 34
MVBC Brown
11.4 L 5.49% 24.28 1.054 1.013
All Grain 5
The Brown Noise
5.5 gal 5.81% 19.15 1.058 1.013
extract 50
concoction
23 L 4.1% 37.39 1.042 1.010
All Grain 17
Brown IPA
1.25 gal 5.15% 28.27 1.052 1.013
Partial Mash 12
My Dad's Brown 2020
5 gal 5.16% 19.21 1.052 1.013
extract 52
Mr. Beer - Nut Brown Ale
2.25 gal 5.5% 29.43 1.054 1.012
extract 17
English Brown Ale
1.1 gal 4.55% 26.84 1.048 1.013
BIAB 41

Fermentables Used In British Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 259 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 70% 10% - 95%
American - Chocolate 157 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 3% 1% - 41%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 122 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 39%
American - Pale 2-Row 116 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 8% - 96%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 111 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 3% 1% - 10%
Flaked Oats 95 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 25%
United Kingdom - Brown 92 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 9% 1% - 43%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 90 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 4% 1% - 12%
American - Victory 86 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 2% - 24%
Belgian - Biscuit 69 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 7% 2% - 31%

Hops Used In British Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 239 5 45% 2% - 100%
Fuggles 187 4.5 45% 8% - 100%
Willamette 64 4.5 44% 6% - 100%
Cascade 50 7 33% 1% - 100%
Magnum 39 15 47% 8% - 100%
Northern Brewer 35 7.8 41% 15% - 100%
Kent Goldings 34 5 43% 17% - 100%
Target 26 11.5 41% 13% - 98%
Challenger 23 8.5 41% 10% - 100%
Saaz 21 3.5 40% 8% - 100%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 15 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 17% 3% - 33%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 10 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 26% 13% - 40%
Belgian - Biscuit 9 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 34% 20% - 86%
American - Special Roast 8 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 35% 20% - 53%
American - Victory 7 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 24% 18% - 33%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 7 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 33% 20% - 50%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 6 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 15% 11% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 6 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 38% 20% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 6 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 20% 10% - 25%
German - Carapils 4 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 33% 22% - 44%

Yeasts Used In British Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 173 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 40 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 32 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 32 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 24 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 23 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 18 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 16 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - London Ale Yeast WLP013 14 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 71% 66°F 71°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1335 14 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74.5% 63°F 75°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 56 Fining Boil 76% 2% - 100%
Whirlfloc 39 Fining Boil 77% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 35 Water Agt Mash 33% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 20 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 13 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 7 Water Agt Mash 53% 0% - 100%
Chalk 7 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 50%
Baking Soda 7 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 21%
Epsom Salt 6 Water Agt Mash 1% 0% - 7%
Phosphoric acid 5 Water Agt Mash 65% 0% - 100%

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