Recipe Type: Partial Mash
Yeast: Fermentis Safale S-04
Yeast Starter: n/a
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: n/a
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.063
Final Gravity: 1.017
IBU: 18.9 IBU
Boiling Time (Minutes): 90 mins.
Color: 18 SRM
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 8 Days @ 70F
Additional Fermentation: n/a
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): n/a
Tasting Notes: This is a lighter tasting English brown that doesn't have all that much bite.
After brewing and tasting my first English Brown, I decided I wanted to create my own with less of the dark bitterness that other Browns leave on the palette.
5lbs. Amber Dry Malt Extract
2lbs. Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (milled)
8oz. Dextrin (milled)
.5oz. Brewer's Gold Hops
.5oz. Fuggles Hops
.5oz. Goldings Hops
Steep 2lbs. Caramel/Crystal 60L and 8oz. Dextrin @ 150F for 25 mins.
Dissolve 5lbs. Amber Dry Malt Extract into brewpot.
Bring to boil and hop for 40 mins with 1/2 oz. of Brewer's Gold Hops.
Add 1/2 oz. of Fuggles Hops for 15 mins.
Add 1/2 oz. of Goldings Hops to finish the boil for 10 mins.
Mix in necessary yeast nutrients.
Cool and transfer to fermenter to pitch Fermentis Safeale US-4.
Ends with a nice 6.0% ABV!