American BrownBatch Size:16 gal.
Brewed By: Mr. MEfficiency:95%
Malt NameWt. (lbs.)% of Mash
Pale Ale Malt1038.1
Crystal (80L)519.0
Aromatic Malt519.0
Total Weight26.25
Mash & Sparge Water info.
Strike Temp.Mash In GallonsSparge GallonsSparge Temp.
163.6F11.2 gal.10.7 gal.170F
Hop VarietyAlpha Acid %Amt. (oz.)Boil (min.)Hop IBU
Magnum - Pellet13.516018.4
Willamette - Pellet4.91.5155.0
Kent Goldings - Pellet5.50.7530.7
Willamette - Pellet4.9231.7
Beer Stats
Estimated Beer ColorSGABV(%)AA(%)Balance Value (BV)
17 SRM1.0576.382.51.12
FGIBUCaloriesTarget BV
(per 20 oz. Pint)
Target Beer Style Info. & Typical Ingredients
American Brown Ale

SG Range: 1.045 to 1.060
FG Range: 1.010 to 1.016
IBU Range: 20 to 40+
SRM Range: 18 to 35
Well-modified pale malt, either American or Continental, plus crystal and darker malts should complete the malt bill. American hops are typical, but UK or noble hops can also be used. Moderate carbonate water would appropriately balance the dark malt acidity.
This information is derived from the BJCP Style Guidelines, 2008 edition, with permission of the copyright owner, Beer Judge Certification Program, Inc. The most current version of the full guidelines can be found on the BJCP website,
Session Notes
Yeast Strain(s) Used: US-05 dry yeast
Fermentaion Temp: 65F