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Downtown Dirty Brown Ale v2

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Downtown Dirty Brown Ale v2

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Beer Style: American Brown Ale  (10C)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 10 US gallons

American Brown Ale
Beer Color


  • 14 lbs - Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs 11.2 oz - Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs 10.1 oz - Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs 10.1 oz - Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs - Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1.9 oz - Centennial [9.2%] - First Wort (Hops)
  • 1.9 oz - Styrian Goldings [5.4%] - Boil 5 min (Hops)
  • 2 pkgs - California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) (Yeast)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.056 (13.8° P)
Final Gravity: 1.012 SG (3.2° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 5.8%
Color SRM: 27.3  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 37.2
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 10.00 US Gallons

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review rating
 Reviewed by l3asturd on Mon May 5 2014

This was one of my first successful recipes. Version 2 includes a hop correction and slightly less choco malt to reel the color in a bit. This is pretty darn close to exactly what I was going for in a dark brown ale. My yeast selection was simply because I had some very fresh California available.