Crisp Brown Ale

  • Toasted, nutty and full
  • ABV 4.7%
  • IBU 26
  • OG 1044 SG

This Brown Ale is a caramel forward, malt driven dark ale without the roasted character of a porter. Crystal, Brown and Chocolate Malts give a lovely blend of toffee, nutty and biscuit flavours with a dark-reddish brown colour.

BASICS

BATCH SIZE (LITRES):

1630

BATCH SIZE (UK BARRELS):

10

ORIGINAL GRAVITY:

1044 SG

FINAL GRAVITY:

1008 SG

IBUs:

26

COLOUR (EBC/SRM):

28 / 14

BREWHOUSE EFFICIENCY:

85%

METHODS / TIMINGS

TEMPERATURES

MASH TEMP:

65°C / 149°F

COLLECTION TEMP:

18°C / 64°F

FERMENTATION TEMP:

23°C / 73°F

MASH LIQUOR VOL (LITRES):

770

LIQUOR / MASH RATIO:

2.7 : 1

TIMINGS

MASH:

60 mins

BOIL:

60 mins

INGREDIENTS

MALTS(kg)%

MARIS OTTER®

240

85

CRYSTAL 150

9

3

BROWN

19

6

CHOCOLATE

6

2

WHEAT

11

4

YEAST

WINDSOR ALE 

HOPS(g)Contribution%Alpha Acid%Addition

FIRST GOLD

908

30

7

Start of boil

PILGRIM

605

30

10.5

Middle

GOLDINGS

706

20

6

Flame out

PHOENIX

404

20

10.5

Flame out

HOPS

FIRST GOLD

(kg)

908

Contribution%

30

Alpha Acid%

7

Addition

Start of boil

PILGRIM

(kg)

605

Contribution%

30

Alpha Acid%

10.5

Addition

Middle

GOLDINGS

(kg)

706

Contribution%

20

Alpha Acid%

6

Addition

Flame out

PHOENIX

(kg)

404

Contribution%

20

Alpha Acid%

10.5

Addition

Flame out

CARL'S TOP TIP

The Maris Otter® in this recipe will give a pleasant biscuit/malt backbone to this great beer style.