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Historical Beer - London Brown Ale

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 London Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
DPBC - Christmas Porter
60 L 5.78% 40.61 1.059 1.015
All Grain 1123
27D: London Brown Ale
5.5 gal 3.36% 14.98 1.036 1.011
All Grain 879
Poor Richards G
5.25 gal 5.65% 32.98 1.057 1.014
All Grain 758
London Ale (1820) (OG 1.085)
23 L 8.67% 244.65 1.085 1.019
All Grain 652
Infusion - Dominican Brown Ale Clone
5 gal 6.34% 20.75 1.065 1.017
All Grain 515
S. Eng. Brn. 7-28-17
13.5 gal 3.41% 17.15 1.038 1.012
All Grain 506
Eng. Brn S Nat II 12-29-15
8 gal 4.02% 14.96 1.042 1.011
All Grain 442
Whitbread 's London Porter (1850)
23 L 7.23% 82.59 1.070 1.015
All Grain 298
Revival Brown
132 gal 4.95% 0 1.050 1.013
BIAB 193
Post-Proibition Southern English Brown Ale
5.5 gal 3.52% 15.17 1.038 1.012
All Grain 188

Newest London Brown Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Halfpenny Extract Ale
5.25 gal 4.32% 18.17 1.047 1.014
extract 12
LonDeer Brown
5.5 gal 7.33% 12.53 1.074 1.018
All Grain 50
Awesome Recipe
12 L 3.47% 19.89 1.038 1.012
All Grain 36
Historic London Brown Ale
3 gal 4.06% 24.62 1.048 1.017
All Grain 63
London Brown
5.5 gal 2.94% 15.42 1.032 1.009
BIAB 98
Post-Proibition Southern English Brown Ale
5.5 gal 3.52% 15.17 1.038 1.012
All Grain 188
South Brown Alpha
3 gal 3.24% 15.39 1.035 1.011
All Grain 135
Pre-Prohibition Southern English Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5% 17.57 1.050 1.012
All Grain 409
Revival Brown
132 gal 4.95% 0 1.050 1.013
BIAB 193
Halfpenny Ale
5.5 gal 5.06% 18.49 1.055 1.017
All Grain 148

Fermentables Used In London Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 13 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 60% 36% - 79%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 4 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 525°L
27 3% 1% - 5%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 4 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 4% 3% - 5%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 4 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 9% 8% - 9%
Belgian - Special B 4 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 5% 3% - 7%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 4 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 4% 3% - 5%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 3 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 78% 66% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 3 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 5% - 8%
Belgian - Biscuit 3 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 6% 3% - 13%
American - Special Roast 3 American Grain roasted malt 50°L
33 4% 3% - 4%

Hops Used In London Brown Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 10 5 49% 3% - 100%
Fuggles 4 4.5 44% 15% - 100%
Ahtanum 1 6 20% 20% - 20%
Phoenix 1 10 100% 100% - 100%
Magnum 1 15 100% 100% - 100%
Kent Goldings 1 5 100% 100% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 1 3.75 15% 13% - 20%
Goldings 1 4.5 50% 50% - 50%
Yakima Valley - Fuggle 1 6 25% 25% - 25%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 1 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 9% 9% - 9%
United Kingdom - Crystal 90L 1 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 90°L
33 18% 18% - 18%
Belgian - Special B 1 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 36% 36% - 36%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 1 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 525°L
27 7% 7% - 7%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 1 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 13% 13% - 13%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 1 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 18% 18% - 18%

Yeasts Used In London 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 2 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 2 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - Whitbread Ale 1099 2 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 70% 64°F 75°F
Wyeast - Ringwood Ale 1187 2 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 70% 64°F 74°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 2 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Wyeast - British Cask Ale 1026 2 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med/High 76% 63°F 72°F
White Labs - Dusseldorf Alt Yeast WLP036 1 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 68.5% 65°F 72°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 1 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 1 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - London Ale Yeast WLP013 1 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 71% 66°F 71°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 5 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 33%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 4 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 67%
Irish Moss 3 Fining Mash 77% 65% - 100%
Chalk 2 Water Agt Mash 37% 1% - 74%
Table Salt 2 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 4%
Baking Soda 1 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 0%
Epsom Salt 1 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 0%
Lactic acid 1 Water Agt Mash 80% 80% - 80%
Whirlfloc 1 Fining Boil 67% 67% - 67%
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