Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Extract Brewing > Will this produce a Brown Ale?
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-30-2009, 06:35 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 133
Default Will this produce a Brown Ale?

I've decided I wanted to try my hand at coming up with my own recipes (extract mind you) so I'm using BeerSmith to help with the first batch. It's a Brown Ale, nothing fancy. I wanted to put it out there to see if anyone knows of any potential problems. I'm just starting out and trying to brew as many different varieties/styles as I can. I'm not to familiar with this style so I'm off to the store to look for a six pack to see what I should expect. Thanks for looking and your input is appreciated.

96.00 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) UK (3.0 SRM) Extract 85.71 %
8.00 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM) Grain 7.14 %
8.00 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 7.14 %
1.00 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (60 min) Hops 17.2 IBU
1 Pkgs London Ale (Wyeast Labs #1028) Yeast-Ale

DPB is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-30-2009, 07:01 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
david_42's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Willamina & Oak Grove, Oregon, USA
Posts: 25,664
Liked 139 Times on 132 Posts


I like a little chocolate malt in my browns, but what you have will work.


Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"

"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk

david_42 is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-31-2009, 01:51 AM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: McMurray, PA
Posts: 477
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 2


4 oz choclate malt
4 oz black patent malt

And you almost have my last brown ale.


"Dad always thought laughter was the best medicine, which I guess is why several of us died of tuberculosis."

HSM is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-31-2009, 01:56 AM   #4
I love making Beer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Nurmey's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Omaha, NE
Posts: 4,001
Liked 30 Times on 26 Posts
Likes Given: 6


I think your recipe looks really good but I would add the chocolate malt too. Not so much on the black patent HSM mentioned but that's because I like a smooth brown and don't care for the acrid flavor of black patent.

Batch 1 Brewing
The American Revolution would never have happened with gun control.
Nurmey is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The GaP (Grocery and Produce) Beer Experiment Tenchiro Recipes/Ingredients 305 06-18-2014 07:33 PM
I think I have found my cider to mass produce BrewinDuluth Cider Forum 4 10-14-2011 12:46 AM
using ale yeast to produce a lager ebrooker General Beer Discussion 5 08-03-2007 03:57 PM
Can StarSan produce band-aid tastes? Cheesefood Equipment/Sanitation 1 01-29-2007 06:52 PM
Now this has to produce something truly evil to drink smorris Equipment/Sanitation 7 01-25-2005 10:43 PM

Newest Threads