Southern English Brown Ale – All Grain

Statistics

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
7.00 pounds British Maris Otter Pale Malt 74.1%
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 80L 10.6%
0.68 pounds Crystal Malt 120L 7.2%
0.50 pounds Belgian Special B Malt 5.3%
0.17 pounds German Carafa II 1.8%
0.10 pounds British Chocolate Malt 1.1%
9.45 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%

Hops

Amount Hop Time AA
1.00 ounces Kent Golding 60 min 5.0%
1.00 ounces Total Hop Weight

Yeasts

Name Lab/Manufacturer Form Amount
English Ale (WLP002) White Labs Liquid

Procedure

  • Single infusion mash at 153° for 60 minutes.
  • Sparge to collect 6 gallons of wort.
  • 60 minute boil, adding hops according to schedule.

Fermentation and Aging

Primary:
7 days @ 68° F
Secondary:
7 days @ 68° F
Age:
35 days @ 60° F

Notes

Recipe derived from Brewing Classic Styles by Jamil Zainasheff and John Palmer.  Southern English Browns are characterized by a sweeter palate with no hop flavor or aroma. A bigger version of mild, beers in this style have plenty of caramel flavor.