Brown Ale


This is one of Ian’s favourite recipes and I have tried it. It is indeed a winner!

Nice and roasty, with a complex flavour, this beer is a solid American-style brown ale and recommended for those looking to brew a beer style that is often underrated…Why though? Is it the name?




Grain Bill

Pale Ale Malt 3.25 kg
Brown Malt 1 kg
Flaked Oats 450 g
Biscuit Malt 350 g
Chocolate 150 g


Chinook 5 g 13% 60 mins
Summit 20 g 17.5% 5 mins
Chinook 25 g 13% 0 mins
Summit 40 g 17.5% 0 mins
Chinook 32 g 13% Dry Hop
Summit 32 g 17.5% Dry Hop


Fermentis Safale S-04 English Ale


Treat mash water with 20ml AMS

Mash at 68°C for 40 mins in 23L Water

Sparge with 9 L water

Boil for 60 mins

Carbonate as desired.