Brown Dog Ale


Status: Bottle Conditioning

Many rugby teams may have play calls that don’t mean anything in particular, are meant to confuse the other team… or just makes you laugh… mine is “Brown Dog”

This time I’ve made up my own recipe with some guidance from the recipe calculator I mentioned in this post (Recipe Calculator).

Below is recipe info exported from Beer Alchemy for Brown Dog Ale.

Selected Style and BJCP Guidelines

10C-American Ale-American Brown Ale

Minimum OG: 1.045 SG Maximum OG: 1.060 SG
Minimum FG: 1.010 SG Maximum FG: 1.016 SG
Minimum IBU: 20 IBU Maximum IBU: 40 IBU
Minimum Color: 18.0 SRM Maximum Color: 35.0 SRM
Recipe Overview
Wort Volume Before Boil: 10.50 US gals Wort Volume After Boil: 10.00 US gals
Volume Transferred: 10.00 US gals Water Added To Fermenter: 0.00 US gals
Volume At Pitching: 10.00 US gals Volume Of Finished Beer: 10.00 US gals
Expected Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.005 SG Expected OG: 1.059 SG
Expected FG: 1.018 SG Apparent Attenuation: 69.0 %
Expected ABV: 5.5 % Expected ABW: 4.3 %
Expected IBU (using Tinseth): 45.3 IBU Expected Color (using Morey): 26.4 SRM
BU:GU ratio: 0.76 Approx Color:
Mash Efficiency: 75.0 %
Boil Duration: 60.0 mins
Fermentation Temperature: 64 degF
Ingredient Amount % MCU When
US Chocolate Malt 1.00 lb 6.3 % 35.0 In Mash/Steeped
US Caramel 90L Malt 1.00 lb 6.3 % 9.0 In Mash/Steeped
Extract – Amber Liquid Malt Extract 12.00 lb 75.0 % 19.7 Start Of Boil
Extract – Sparkling Amber Dried Extract 2.00 lb 12.5 % 2.1 Start Of Boil
Variety Alpha Amount IBU Form When
UK Golding 5.5 % 2.00 oz 19.7 Loose Pellet Hops 60 Min From End
US Amarillo 5.0 % 2.00 oz 11.3 Loose Whole Hops 25 Min From End
German Northern Brewer 8.0 % 2.00 oz 14.2 Loose Pellet Hops 15 Min From End
Other Ingredients
Ingredient Amount When

Wyeast 1332-Northwest Ale

Water Profile
Target Profile: No Water Profile Chosen
Mash pH: 5.2
pH Adjusted with: Unadjusted
Total Calcium (ppm): 0 Total Magnesium (ppm): 0
Total Sodium (ppm): 0 Total Sulfate (ppm): 0
Total Chloride(ppm): 0 Total Bicarbonate (ppm): 0
Mash Schedule
Mash Type: Extract with Steeped Grains
Schedule Name: No Chosen Schedule
Step Type Temperature Duration
Recipe Notes

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