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Old 01-08-2009, 02:36 AM   #1
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Any comments or suggestions for my latest fruit of just playing around in BeerSmith? Well, actually, I started just playing around and then I realized I had a brown ale going so I tweaked it to be in spec.

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Recipe: Brown Eyed Girl
Brewer: AJ Lott
Asst Brewer: Kate Lott
Style: Northern English Brown Ale
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (35.0) 

Recipe Specifications
Batch Size: 3.00 gal      
Boil Size: 4.00 gal
Estimated OG: 1.049 SG
Estimated FG: 1.011 SG
Estimated Color: 14.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 25.7 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 70.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Amount        Item                                      Type         % or IBU      
4 lbs         Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM)          Grain        69.57 %       
1 lbs         Brown Malt (65.0 SRM)                     Grain        17.39 %       
8.0 oz        Caramel/Crystal Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM)     Grain        8.70 %        
4.0 oz        Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM)              Grain        4.35 %        
0.50 oz       Fuggles [4.70 %]  (60 min)                Hops         14.8 IBU      
0.50 oz       Fuggles [4.70 %]  (30 min)                Hops         10.9 IBU      
1 Pkgs        California Ale (White Labs #WLP001)       Yeast-Ale                  

Mash Schedule: My Mash
Total Grain Weight: 5.75 lb
My Mash
Step Time     Name               Description                         Step Temp     
60 min        Step               Add 8.63 qt of water at 164.0 F     154.0 F

Thanks for any feedback.
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Old 01-08-2009, 02:49 AM   #2
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I always add brown sugar to my Newcastle knock-off. It adds a bit of residual sweetness. good luck!

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Old 01-08-2009, 07:15 AM   #3
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that much brown malt will definitely be a major factor in the flavor profile

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Old 01-03-2015, 04:40 PM   #4
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English yeast

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Old 01-04-2015, 03:08 AM   #5
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Yeah, that much brown malt may be too porter like roasty. Id use half and make up the color with some 60L-80L crystal or something.

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