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  • Crystal Brewed Persuasion

    English-style strong ale brewed with seven varieties of Briess Caramel Malt. The crystallized sugars in these malts will impart flavors ranging from candy-like, to toffee, to raisin and prunes.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Other Ale

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: All grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    10 lbs Pale Ale Malt Base
    1 lb Caramel Malt 10L Caramel, Crystal
    0.75 lb Caramel Malt 20L Caramel, Crystal
    0.5 lb Caramel Malt 40L Caramel, Crystal
    6 oz Caramel Malt 60L Caramel, Crystal
    4 oz Caramel Malt 80L Caramel, Crystal
    3 oz Caramel Malt 90L Caramel, Crystal
    2 oz Caramel Malt 120L Caramel, Crystal
    0.5 lb Cane Sugar
    1.25 oz Target Hops (10% AA) Boil 60 minutes
    2 vials WLP006 Bedford British Ale Yeast
    1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient Boil 10 minutes


    1. Mash at 154-156ºF for 45 minutes
    2. Sparge at 170ºF
    3. Knock out at 70ºF
    4. Oxygenate highly
    5. Cool to 68ºF
    6. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 14-21 days at 68ºF

    Secondary Fermentation:

    Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition with 0.25 vial of WLP006 Bedford British Ale Yeast

    Original Gravity: 1.067

    Final Gravity: 1.016

    Alcohol by Weight: 5.3%

    Alcohol by Volume: 6.7%

    IBU: 30

    Color: 22 SRM