This amber/brown Belgian-inspired ale has a distinctly nutty, biscuity warmth perfect for cooler weather.

Type: Ale

Style: Mild / Red / Brown Ales

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: Extract with grain

Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


QuantityIngredientCommentMalt Style
5 lbsCBW® Golden Light LME Extract, LME
1 lbBrewers Malt Base
6 ozCaramel Malt 60L Caramel, Crystal
8 ozBonlander® Munich Malt Kilned, Munich
10 ozVictory® Malt Roasted, Biscuit
4 ozCarapils® Malt Dextrine
1 tspIrish MossBoil 15 minutes 
0.75 ozFuggles Hops (5% AA)Boil 45 minutes 
0.25 ozFuggles Hops (5% AA)Boil 15 minutes 
0.5 ozFuggles Hops (5% AA)Boil 1 minute 
1 vialWLP515 Antwerp Ale Yeast  


  1. Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
  2. Steep at 152-158ºF for 45 minutes
  3. Add extract
  4. Bring to a boil
  5. Add bittering hops and continue to boil
  6. Add remaining hops and Irish Moss as indicated
  7. Remove from heat
  8. Cool to 72ºF
  9. Transfer to primary fermenter
  10. Fill to desired level with cold water
  11. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

Primary Fermentation: 10 days at 65ºF

Secondary Fermentation: 4 days at 35ºF

Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition

Original Gravity: 1.052

Final Gravity: 1.014

Alcohol by Weight: 4%

Alcohol by Volume: 4.9%

IBU: 18

Color: 14-16 SRM