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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 Bacon Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.18% 25.09 1.055 1.015
All Grain 3090
Christmas Brown Ale
55 L 5.87% 30.95 1.059 1.014
All Grain 3030
Dirty Little Freak Clone
5 gal 5.81% 28.95 1.059 1.015
extract 2639
Arpac─▒k 1
8 L 5.03% 27.53 1.055 1.016
extract 2550
2 Gallon Brown
2.5 gal 4.96% 21.66 1.050 1.013
extract 2521
Fursty ferret clone ( not actually )
20 L 4.45% 27.37 1.049 1.015
All Grain 2127
Darko
25 L 4.69% 27.55 1.051 1.015
BIAB 1976
Newcastle Brown Ale
1 gal 4.82% 29.63 1.049 1.012
extract 1871
Hazelnut Brown Ale
9 gal 5.74% 26.85 1.059 1.015
BIAB 1594
Castle Aaargh .... ( NewCaste style Clone)
5.5 gal 5.26% 27.74 1.049 1.009
extract 1493

Newest British Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
C#14
14 L 4.96% 35.17 1.050 1.012
BIAB 7
Hobgoblin half
2.75 gal 4.5% 33.4 1.049 1.014
BIAB 18
2022 Northern English Brown
6 gal 4.33% 28.55 1.044 1.011
All Grain 16
Brown Ale V1
5.5 gal 5.36% 34.63 1.050 1.010
All Grain 23
New Castle(ish) Extract
5.5 gal 5.27% 26.86 1.052 1.012
Partial Mash 21
"Peace Cells" Ale
3.5 gal 4.78% 27.56 1.049 1.012
All Grain 27
He Fell Over Because He Was Mostly Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.03% 21.41 1.051 1.013
BIAB 21
Brown ale
15 L 4.74% 24.15 1.048 1.012
BIAB 24
Brown Ale
21 L 4.56% 24.89 1.046 1.012
BIAB 35
Black Cat Brown
5 gal 5.56% 34.68 1.061 1.018
extract 37

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 340 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 71% 10% - 100%
American - Chocolate 195 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 3% 1% - 41%
Pale 2-Row 147 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 5% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 146 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 39%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 136 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 3% 1% - 10%
Flaked Oats 123 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 25%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 116 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 4% 1% - 12%
United Kingdom - Brown 115 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 9% 1% - 43%
American - Victory 106 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 2% - 24%
Belgian - Biscuit 83 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 321 5 44% 2% - 100%
Fuggles 250 4.5 44% 1% - 100%
Willamette 80 4.5 44% 6% - 100%
Cascade 66 7 33% 1% - 100%
Magnum 55 15 45% 8% - 100%
Northern Brewer 49 7.8 43% 2% - 100%
Kent Goldings 47 5 43% 7% - 100%
Challenger 47 8.5 39% 2% - 100%
Target 36 11.5 39% 4% - 98%
Styrian Goldings 29 5.5 34% 8% - 80%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 19 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 19% 3% - 38%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 15 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 26% 13% - 40%
Belgian - Biscuit 13 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 31% 20% - 86%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 10 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 35% 18% - 57%
American - Special Roast 10 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 33% 20% - 53%
American - Victory 9 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 25% 18% - 33%
Belgian - Special B 9 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 23% 10% - 25%
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%
German - Carapils 5 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-04 226 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 51 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 49 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 41 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 34 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 31 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 30 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 21 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°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

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 80 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 69 Fining Boil 74% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 65 Fining Boil 72% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 44 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 27 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 32%
Baking Soda 23 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 38%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 21 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 19 Water Agt Mash 52% 0% - 100%
Chalk 19 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 13 Water Agt Boil 20% 0% - 50%

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