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Brown British Beer - British Brown Ale

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Top 10 British Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Northern English Brown Ale
26 L 3.86% 25.12 1.038 1.008
All Grain 3493
Nut Brown Ale
20 L 5.42% 20.15 1.054 1.013
Partial Mash 3380
Maple Bacon Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.18% 25.09 1.055 1.015
All Grain 2412
Arpac─▒k 1
8 L 5.03% 27.53 1.055 1.016
extract 2229
Dirty Little Freak Clone
5 gal 5.81% 28.95 1.059 1.015
extract 2199
Christmas Brown Ale
55 L 5.87% 30.95 1.059 1.014
All Grain 2064
2 Gallon Brown
2.5 gal 4.96% 21.66 1.050 1.013
extract 1967
Fursty ferret clone ( not actually )
20 L 4.45% 27.37 1.049 1.015
All Grain 1676
Darko
25 L 4.69% 27.55 1.051 1.015
BIAB 1562
Newcastle Brown Ale
1 gal 4.82% 29.63 1.049 1.012
extract 1346

Newest British Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Oatmeal Brown 11L
11.01 L 4.95% 25.5 1.050 1.012
All Grain 0
Cascading Brown
5.5 gal 4.23% 39.37 1.044 1.012
All Grain 7
Maple Oatmeal Brown Pilot - CCB Edit
11 gal 5.51% 20.76 1.050 1.008
All Grain 9
Oatmeal Brown
8 L 4.69% 26.48 1.047 1.011
All Grain 2
Maple Oatmeal Brown Pilot
11 gal 5.52% 20.76 1.050 1.008
All Grain 46
Kaiser Cocoa
48 L 6.38% 37.26 1.065 1.016
All Grain 7
Brown Ale British
25 L 4.86% 20.48 1.052 1.015
All Grain 9
brown Ale British
25 L 5.13% 19.58 1.055 1.016
All Grain 6
Easy Brown Ale
4 gal 4.27% 25.44 1.042 1.010
extract 8
Maple Brown Pilot
11 gal 5.22% 7.87 1.053 1.013
All Grain 34

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 285 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 70% 10% - 100%
American - Chocolate 165 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 3% 1% - 41%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 126 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 39%
Pale 2-Row 124 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 8% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 121 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 3% 1% - 10%
Flaked Oats 103 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 25%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 100 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 4% 1% - 12%
United Kingdom - Brown 100 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 9% 1% - 43%
American - Victory 91 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 2% - 24%
Belgian - Biscuit 75 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 263 5 45% 2% - 100%
Fuggles 206 4.5 44% 1% - 100%
Willamette 66 4.5 44% 6% - 100%
Cascade 53 7 33% 1% - 100%
Magnum 45 15 47% 8% - 100%
Northern Brewer 36 7.8 42% 15% - 100%
Kent Goldings 35 5 43% 15% - 100%
Target 29 11.5 38% 4% - 98%
Challenger 26 8.5 41% 10% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 24 5.5 36% 8% - 75%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 16 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%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 9 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 33% 18% - 50%
Belgian - Biscuit 8 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 8 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 24% 18% - 33%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 7 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 47% 20% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 7 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 15% 11% - 20%
Belgian - Special B 5 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 21% 10% - 25%
United Kingdom - Brown 4 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 52% 33% - 75%

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-04 184 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 41 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 34 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 33 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 28 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 25 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 20 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 17 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 16 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - London Ale Yeast WLP013 15 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 71% 66°F 71°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 56 Fining Boil 77% 2% - 100%
Whirlfloc 43 Fining Boil 78% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 39 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 20 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 100%
Chalk 9 Water Agt Boil 14% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 9 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 23%
Baking Soda 9 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 21%
Lactic acid 8 Water Agt Mash 56% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 5 Water Agt Boil 27% 0% - 50%

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