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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


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