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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
Maple Brown Ale
6.5 gal 7.23% 53.85 1.073 1.018
All Grain 2638
Brooklyn Brown
20 L 6.34% 35.77 1.058 1.010
All Grain 2157
Nut Brown Ale
20 L 5.42% 20.15 1.054 1.013
Partial Mash 2017
Northern English Brown Ale
26 L 3.86% 25.12 1.038 1.008
All Grain 1823
Arpac─▒k 1
8 L 5.03% 27.53 1.055 1.016
extract 1765
Dirty Little Freak Clone
5 gal 5.81% 28.95 1.059 1.015
extract 1408
Maple Bacon Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.18% 25.09 1.055 1.015
All Grain 1379
Darko
25 L 4.69% 27.55 1.051 1.015
BIAB 1127
Pecan Pie Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.72% 98.06 1.059 1.015
All Grain 1106
Castle Aaargh .... ( NewCaste style Clone)
5.5 gal 5.26% 27.74 1.049 1.009
extract 1086

Newest British Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Ancho Plum Brown
11 gal 5.12% 15.57 1.052 1.013
All Grain 4
Good times brown
7.5 gal 5.24% 35.02 1.053 1.013
All Grain 5
Dad's Brown Ale
50 L 2.95% 27.34 1.030 1.007
extract 10
Christmas ale 2019
10 L 4.98% 57.92 1.051 1.013
BIAB 2
CaraHazel
28 L 6.1% 0 1.062 1.015
All Grain 5
No Name Brown Ale
5.5 gal 10.35% 19.41 1.090 1.011
All Grain 19
Brown Ale
19 L 4.89% 0 1.050 1.012
BIAB 12
Nelson in Kent
25 L 5.34% 30.25 1.052 1.011
All Grain 8
Burnt Honey Brown Ale
4 gal 5.25% 36.64 1.054 1.014
BIAB 6
Soft grass
12 L 5.34% 31.68 1.049 1.008
BIAB 6

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 299 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 70% 10% - 100%
American - Chocolate 182 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 1% - 41%
American - Pale 2-Row 138 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 67% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 133 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 32%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 120 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 3% 1% - 10%
Flaked Oats 112 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 25%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 108 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 4% 0% - 12%
United Kingdom - Brown 99 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 9% 1% - 43%
American - Victory 92 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 0% - 24%
Belgian - Biscuit 82 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 271 5 45% 2% - 100%
Fuggles 219 4.5 45% 10% - 100%
Willamette 75 4.5 44% 6% - 100%
Cascade 54 7 32% 1% - 100%
Magnum 47 15 45% 8% - 100%
Kent Goldings 39 5 43% 17% - 100%
Northern Brewer 34 7.8 44% 16% - 100%
Challenger 29 8.5 41% 10% - 100%
Target 28 11.5 40% 13% - 98%
Styrian Goldings 24 5.5 34% 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 17 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 19% 3% - 38%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 12 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 25% 13% - 40%
Belgian - Biscuit 10 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 34% 20% - 86%
American - Special Roast 8 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 35% 20% - 53%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 8 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 17% 11% - 30%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 7 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 33% 20% - 50%
American - Victory 6 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 22% 18% - 25%
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%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 5 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 66% 33% - 89%

Yeasts Used In British Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 181 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 49 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 41 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 34 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 29 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 22 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - London Ale Yeast WLP013 18 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 71% 66°F 71°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 17 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 16 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 64 Fining Boil 77% 2% - 100%
Whirlfloc 46 Fining Boil 78% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 33 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride 31 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Chalk 12 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 11 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 33%
Epsom Salt 9 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 10%
Lactic acid 8 Water Agt Mash 68% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 15%
Phosphoric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 74% 38% - 100%

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