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AHA Guideline

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American-Style Brown Ale

American-Style Brown Ales are deep copper to very dark brown. Chill haze is allowable at cold temperatures. Fruity-ester aromas should be subdued. Roasted malt caramel-like and chocolate-like aromas should be medium. Hop aroma is low to medium. Roasted malt caramel-like and chocolate-like flavors should be medium. Hop flavor is low to medium. Hop bitterness is medium to high. Fruity-ester flavors should be subdued. Diacetyl should not be perceived. Body is medium.

Vitals

  • Original Gravity (┬░Plato) 1.040 - 1.060 (10 - 14.7)
  • Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (┬░Plato) 1.010 - 1.018 (2.6 - 4.6)
  • Alcohol by Weight (Volume) 3.30% - 5.00% (4.20% - 6.30%)
  • Bitterness (IBU) (25 - 45)
  • Color SRM (EBC) 15 - 26 (30 - 52)
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