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  • English Brown Ale, Mild

    Session style English brown ale.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Mild / Red / Brown Ales

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: All grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    8 lbs Pale Ale Malt Base
    1 lb Caracrystal® Wheat Malt Caramel, Crystal
    0.5 lb Caramel Malt 90L Caramel, Crystal
    2 oz Chocolate Malt Roasted, Chocolate
    1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops (5% AA) Boil 60 minutes
    1 vial WLP013 London Ale Yeast
    1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient Boil 10 minutes


    1. Mash grains at 154-158ºF for 45 minutes
    2. Heat to 170ºF
    3. Lauter
    4. Add bittering hops
    5. Bring to a boil
    6. Remove from heat
    7. Cool to 68ºF
    8. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 14 days at 68ºF

    Secondary Fermentation:

    Fermentation Notes:

    Original Gravity: 1.046

    Final Gravity: 1.012

    Alcohol by Weight: 3.6%

    Alcohol by Volume: 4.5%

    IBU: 21

    Color: 23 SRM