American Brown Ale Recipe, critique Please

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jmo88

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I primarily brew pale ales of various sorts and rarely go outside of that large style. For this weekend, I composed an American Brown Ale recipe that I'd like to get some feedback on since it'll be my first. Here it is:

Selected Style and BJCP Guidelines
10C-American Ale-American Brown Ale

Minimum OG: 1.045 SG Maximum OG: 1.060 SG
Minimum FG: 1.010 SG Maximum FG: 1.016 SG
Minimum IBU: 20 IBU Maximum IBU: 40 IBU
Minimum Color: 18.0 SRM Maximum Color: 35.0 SRM


Expected Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.047 SG Expected OG: 1.055 SG
Expected FG: 1.013 SG Apparent Attenuation: 75.0 %
Expected ABV: 5.5 % Expected ABW: 4.3 %
Expected IBU (using Tinseth): 39.5 IBU Expected Color (using Morey): 22.8 SRM
BU:GU ratio: 0.72
Mash Efficiency: 65.0 %
Boil Duration: 60.0 mins
Fermentation Temperature: 64 degF


Fermentables
Ingredient Amount %
US 2-Row Malt 10.00 lb 76.9 %
US Caramel 60L Malt 1.50 lb 11.5 %
US Chocolate Malt 0.50 lb 3.8 %
US Flaked Oats 0.50 lb 3.8 %
US Victory Malt 0.50 lb 3.8 %

Hops
Variety Alpha Amount IBU Form When
German Northern Brewer 8.0 % 0.50 oz FWH
US Cascade 7.5 % 1.00 oz 30 Min From End
US Cascade 7.5 % 1.00 oz 10 Min From End



Yeast
DCL US-05 (formerly US-56) SafAle
 
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