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Net Brown Ale

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Net Brown Ale

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

American Brown Ale


The following one is a standard for me and was responsible for making my father a beer drinker. I've used different yeasts and different water, but it always turns out pretty good.


  • 3/4 # Cara-Munich Crystal
  • 1/4 # Special B
  • 1/8 # Chocolate Malt
  • 6.5 # Amber Malt Extract Syrup
  • 1 oz Brewers Gold - 60 min
  • 1 oz Fuggle - 5 min
  • ale yeast

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Single stage fermentation between 65 and 72 Deg F (ie room temp) for 1 to 2 weeks. The original recipe (from Austin Homebrew Supply) called for Whitbread dry yeast, but I've also used Windsor & Nottingham dry and Wyeast 1098 & 1968 all with good results. I've used tap water, bottled water, and softened water w/ water crystals. Occasionally I've used Irish Moss, but I don't think it does anything.