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Man Down Brown

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Man Down Brown

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Beer Style: American Brown Ale  (10C)
Recipe Type: partial mash
Yield: 5 US gallons

American Brown Ale


Brown Ale with a bite. The color is very dark, 28srm or so, with 44 ibu. It is surprisingly light and refreshing. 5.5% ABV.


  • 3 lbs dark malt syrup
  • 4 lbs pale malt 2row
  • 2 lbs crystal malt 40L
  • .5 lbs chocolate malt
  • 1 lb Munich malt 10L
  • 1 oz Crystal whole hops 60 minutes
  • 1 oz Simcoe whole hops 20 minutes
  • 1 oz Tettnager whole hops 5 minutes
  • White Labs Super High Gravity Ale yeast w starter

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 7 days
Secondary Ferment: 14 days

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.053
Final Gravity: 1.011
Alcohol by Vol: 5.5%
Recipe Type: partial mash
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Bring water up to 162, insert grain. After grain is nice an wet, let it sit for 1 hour at 158. Put in warm oven if needed to keep temp constant. Remove grain, bring batch up to to 6.5 gallons. Bring to boil. Kill flame and insert LME and Crystal hops. Add additional hops at stated times. Chill wort and pitch yeast. Primary ferm for one week. Secondary for two weeks. Bottle and age for 30 days.