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Heroes 19

This American-style Brown Ale was developed by Prescott Brewing Co. to honor the 19 brave Granite Mountain Hotshots who died while battling the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona in 2013. It features 19 hops variety - one for each firefighter. The beer was brewed at Prescott Brewing Co. in collaboration with 35 independent brewers and members of the AZ Craft Brewers Guild.

Type: Ale

Style: Mild / Red / Brown Ales

Batch Size: Commercial

Recipe Type: All grain

Recipe Contributed By: John Nielson of Prescott Brewing Co.


Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
53% Brewers Malt Base
4% Wheat Malt, White Wheat
22% Pale Ale Malt Base
15% Victory® Malt Roasted, Biscuit
4.5% Special Roast Malt Roasted, Biscuit
1.0% Chocolate Malt Roasted, Chocolate
Apollo Pellet Hops 60-minute boil
Warrior Pellet Hops 60-minute boil
Mt. Hood Pellet Hops 60-minute boil
Galaxy Pellet Hops 60-minute boil
Citra Pellet Hops 60-minute boil
Zythos Pellet Hops 60-minute boil
Northern Brewer Pellet Hops 60-minute boil
Cluster Pellet Hops 30-minute boil
Perle Pellet Hops 30-minute boil
Sterling Pellet Hops 30-minute boil
Fuggles Pellet Hops 20-minute boil
Goldings Pellet Hops 20-minute boil
Ahtanum Pellet Hops 20-minute boil
Liberty Pellet Hops 10-minute boil
Willamette Pellet Hops 10-minute boil
Hersbrucker 10-minute boil
5 lbs per 30bbl batch Simcoe Hop Back
5 lbs per 30bbl batch Centennial Hop Back
5 lbs per 30bbl batch Cascade Hop Bck


Primary Fermentation:

Secondary Fermentation:

Fermentation Notes:

Original Gravity: 12.5 Plato

Final Gravity: 3.3-5.5 Plato. Ours finished at 3.4.

Alcohol by Weight:

Alcohol by Volume:

IBU: 50

Color: 19 SRM (add dark malt to achieve this color)


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