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  • Victory at All Costs

    You may ask, what is the aim of this brown ale? Victory! A bold, nutty, biscuity flavor is achieved through a prolific Victory® Malt addition.

    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
    9 lbs Pale Ale Malt Base
    1 lb Victory® Malt Roasted, Biscuit
    1 lb Caramel Malt 60L Caramel, Crystal
    4 oz Carabrown® Malt Roasted, Brown
    2 oz Chocolate Malt Roasted, Chocoalte
    1 oz Fuggle (5.0% AA hop) 60 min boil
    0.5 oz Fuggle (5.0% AA hop) 10 min boil
    0.75 oz Liberty (3.5% AA hop) 10 min boil
    1 vial White Labs WLP011 European Ale Yeast
    1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient 10 min boil


    1. Mash grains at 148-152ºF for 45 minutes
    2. Heat to 170ºF
    3. Lautering
    4. Boil with bittering hops for 50 minutes
    5. Add second hop addition, boil 10 minutes
    6. Cool to 60ºF, oxygenate wort
    7. Pitch 1 vial WLP011 European Ale Yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 2-3 weeks at 60ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 40ºF (optional)

    Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition with cane sugar or force carbonate

    Original Gravity: 1.055

    Final Gravity: 1.015

    Alcohol by Weight: 4.3%

    Alcohol by Volume: 5.3%

    IBU: 22

    Color: 26