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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 2956
Northern English Brown Ale
26 L 3.86% 25.12 1.038 1.008
All Grain 2896
Pecan Pie Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.72% 98.06 1.059 1.015
All Grain 2255
Arpac─▒k 1
8 L 5.03% 27.53 1.055 1.016
extract 2130
Maple Bacon Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.18% 25.09 1.055 1.015
All Grain 2117
Dirty Little Freak Clone
5 gal 5.81% 28.95 1.059 1.015
extract 1970
Christmas Brown Ale
55 L 5.87% 30.95 1.059 1.014
All Grain 1723
2 Gallon Brown
2.5 gal 4.96% 21.66 1.050 1.013
extract 1691
Fursty ferret clone ( not actually )
20 L 4.45% 27.37 1.049 1.015
All Grain 1479
Darko
25 L 4.69% 27.55 1.051 1.015
BIAB 1428

Newest British Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Brown Ale
70.8 L 1.5% 0 1.015 1.004
All Grain 3
Old Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5% 19.11 1.050 1.013
All Grain 16
MVBC Brown
11.4 L 5.49% 24.28 1.054 1.013
All Grain 4
The Brown Noise
5.5 gal 5.81% 19.15 1.058 1.013
extract 39
concoction
23 L 4.1% 37.39 1.042 1.010
All Grain 15
Brown IPA
1.25 gal 5.15% 28.27 1.052 1.013
Partial Mash 8
My Dad's Brown 2020
5 gal 5.16% 19.21 1.052 1.013
extract 35
Mr. Beer - Nut Brown Ale
2.25 gal 5.5% 29.43 1.054 1.012
extract 16
English Brown Ale
1.1 gal 4.55% 26.84 1.048 1.013
BIAB 22
Northern Brown Ale
21 L 4.7% 26.3 1.048 1.012
extract 17

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 378 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 70% 1% - 100%
American - Chocolate 218 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 1% - 41%
American - Pale 2-Row 171 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 7% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 163 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 39%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 139 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 3% 1% - 10%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 135 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 4% 0% - 12%
Flaked Oats 135 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 33%
United Kingdom - Brown 126 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 9% 1% - 43%
American - Victory 123 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 0% - 24%
Belgian - Biscuit 92 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 354 5 45% 2% - 100%
Fuggles 275 4.5 45% 6% - 100%
Willamette 93 4.5 44% 6% - 100%
Cascade 71 7 35% 1% - 100%
Magnum 57 15 45% 8% - 100%
Kent Goldings 53 5 42% 10% - 100%
Northern Brewer 49 7.8 43% 12% - 100%
Challenger 47 8.5 43% 10% - 100%
Target 34 11.5 40% 4% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 30 5.5 36% 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 21 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 19% 3% - 38%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 15 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 25% 13% - 40%
Belgian - Biscuit 14 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 31% 20% - 86%
Belgian - Special B 10 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 23% 10% - 33%
American - Special Roast 10 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 34% 20% - 53%
American - Victory 9 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 25% 18% - 33%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 9 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 15% 11% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 9 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 34% 18% - 57%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 7 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 47% 20% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 6 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 62% 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 - English Ale Yeast S-04 240 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 61 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 53 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 40 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 40 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 33 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 25 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 23 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - London Ale Yeast WLP013 20 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 71% 66°F 71°F
Danstar - Windsor Ale Yeast 20 Danstar Ale Medium Medium 72% 64°F 70°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 66 Water Agt Mash 80% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 62 Fining Boil 74% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 61 Water Agt Mash 26% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 29 Water Agt Boil 19% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 23 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 22 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 23%
Baking Soda 19 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 38%
Chalk 15 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 11 Water Agt Mash 57% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 10 Water Agt Boil 23% 0% - 50%

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