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Cumbrian Double Brown Ale

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Cumbrian Double Brown Ale

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Beer Style: Brown Porter  (12A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 11 US gallons

Brown Porter
Beer Color


  • 15 lbs 6.4 oz - Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2 lbs 9.1 oz - Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 10.9 oz - Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 10.9 oz - Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 10.9 oz - Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2 lbs 3.2 oz - Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2.2 oz - Fuggles [4.6%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 1 pkgs - British Cask Ale (Wyeast Labs #1026) (Yeast)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 75 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.060 (14.7° P)
Final Gravity: 1.010 SG (2.6° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 6.6%
Color SRM: 20.7  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 17.1
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 11.00 US Gallons

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review rating
 Reviewed by dsullivan on Wed Apr 30 2014

The key to this beer is the yeast, Wyeast 1026 is a platinum strain and can be hard to find; a fantastic yeast, if you can get your hands on it. I can honestly say that out of the 100+ beers I've brewed this was one of the best.