Brown ale recipe - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Brown ale recipe

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-13-2013, 02:05 AM   #1
slickfish
Recipes 
 
May 2009
wisconsin
Posts: 91
Liked 15 Times on 11 Posts



Looking for feedback on this brown ale recipe.
9# two row
1# c60
8 oz amber malt
6 oz pale chocolate
4 oz 350L chocolate malt. 18.5 ibu of first gold at 60. Irish ale yeast.



 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 02:23 AM   #2
forstmeister
Recipes 
 
May 2011
Chicago, IL
Posts: 1,201
Liked 182 Times on 138 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by slickfish
Looking for feedback on this brown ale recipe.
9# two row
1# c60
8 oz amber malt
6 oz pale chocolate
4 oz 350L chocolate malt. 18.5 ibu of first gold at 60. Irish ale yeast.
Looks similar to mine from this past weekend. I used Maris Otter since mine was an English style though.


__________________
I drink (homebrew), therefore I am (gassy)

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 04:06 PM   #3
slickfish
Recipes 
 
May 2009
wisconsin
Posts: 91
Liked 15 Times on 11 Posts


Bump

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2013, 08:55 PM   #4
tennesseean_87
Recipes 
 
Aug 2011
Bismarck, ND
Posts: 1,482
Liked 134 Times on 98 Posts


I think it looks good.
__________________
#8 Corks in Belgian Bottles Hold Carbonation
Increasing Pipeline Diversity
Drinking: Irish Red, Hoppy Brown, Belgian Export Stout, Oktoberfest, Dubbel
Fermenting: Belgian Saison, Session Steam(ish)
On Deck: Pilsner/Schwarzbier split batch, Berliner Weiss? White IPA?

Youtube Channel on Homebrewing ::: Youtube Channel on Pipe Smoking

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2013, 03:51 PM   #5
The-Baron-of-Charnwood
Recipes 
 
Dec 2012
Boston, MA
Posts: 26
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts


IMO, 10 oz of Chocolate is a bit much and might over-power any of the toasty/biscuit flavors you're hoping to get from the Amber.

Also, it's hard to evaluate a recipe when some key information is missing (batch size, yeast, brewhouse efficiency/anticipated gravity, etc).
__________________
"In brewing, as in all things, good things come to those who....................................wait"
-John Nakatamo
Primary: Air
Secondary: English Barleywine
Bottles: Secret Ingredient #1 (Belgian Trippel), Zappocalyspe (Absinthe IPA)

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2013, 05:27 PM   #6
Dr_Beersgood_Quaffenstein
Recipes 
 
Dec 2012
Rochester, New York
Posts: 23
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts


It will probably be a good beer, but it depends on what you are shooting for. I agree with the other poster who mentioned the chocolate being a bit much. You are probably going to end up with a lot of coffee notes with that amount of chocolate which can be a good thing or bad thing depending on your tastes. I've made a similar recipe in the past and the chocolate malt really dominated the flavor. It was a good beer and many people really liked it, but it wasnt the profile I was going for.



 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
check my recipe - out of bounds brown - oaked double brown ale snailsongs Recipes/Ingredients 3 02-16-2012 02:31 AM
Thouhgts on this brown ale recipe (my first recipe) bmock79 Recipes/Ingredients 4 03-19-2011 01:01 AM
Brown Ale Recipe, what do you think? wjjohnson Recipes/Ingredients 4 02-20-2009 10:50 PM
Rye Brown Recipe ChrisKennedy Recipes/Ingredients 2 01-09-2008 03:05 PM
English Brown or Nut Brown recipe Proofman Recipes/Ingredients 6 03-21-2007 12:08 AM


Forum Jump