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  • Brew-it-Again American Brown Ale

    Delicious, easy to brew and made with a top-cropping yeast suited for harvesting (and re-use)so you can brew it again with the same yeast.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Mild / Red / Brown Ales

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: Extract with grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    6.6 lbs CBW® Pilsen Light LME Extract, LME
    0.5 lb Midnight Wheat Malt Roasted, Chocolate
    0.5 lb Caramel Malt 60L Caramel, Crystal
    1 oz Cascade Hops (6% AA) Boil 60 minutes
    0.5 oz Mt. Hood Hops (7% AA) Boil 5 minutes
    1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient Boil 10 minutes
    1 vial WLP039 Nottingham Ale Yeast


    1. Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
    2. Steep at 152-158ºF for 30 minutes
    3. Add extract
    4. Bring to a boil
    5. Add bittering hops and continue to boil
    6. Add remaining hops and Servomyces 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: 14 days at 66-70ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: 14 days at 35ºF

    Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition

    Original Gravity: 1.052

    Final Gravity: 1.013

    Alcohol by Weight: 4.1%

    Alcohol by Volume: 5.1%

    IBU: 30

    Color: 31 SRM