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BJCP 2008 Guideline

English Brown Ale - Northern English Brown Ale

BJCP 11C

BJCP 2008 11C Northern English Brown Ale style example
11C - English Brown Ale / Northern English Brown Ale

 

IMPRESSION

Drier and more hop-oriented that southern English brown ale, with a nutty character rather than caramel.

COMMENTS

English brown ales are generally split into sub-styles along geographic lines.

EXAMPLES

Newcastle Brown Ale, Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale, Riggwelter Yorkshire Ale, Wychwood Hobgoblin, Tröegs Rugged Trail Ale, Alesmith Nautical Nut Brown Ale, Avery Ellie's Brown Ale, Goose Island Nut Brown Ale, Samuel Adams Brown Ale

You can view the complete style details on the BJCP website. The 2008 style guide is obsolete but there is a similar 2015 style that you can view below...

View Style on BJCP Website

VITAL

OG: 1.040-1.052
FG: 1.008-1.014
IBU: 20-30
SRM: 12.0-22.0
ABV: 4.2-5.4%

BJCP 2008 11C Northern English Brown Ale style example
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