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Re: brown ale recipe
« Reply #15 on: November 06, 2015, 04:29:22 PM »
Finally getting around to this one today. One of the few times that I haven't tweaked a recipe to death. I don't do darker beers that often and never a brown (if that's what it is) so I am excited. Expecting malty goodness with a smooth mouthfeel and low-medium roast.

86% Schill Light Munich
9.5% flaked oats (toasted in the oven at 350F for about 15 min)
4.5% carafa I special (my LHBS only caries 'special' - I actually would have preferred a husk here)

Mash pH 5.5 - brown balanced water profile

Magnum FWH
Willamette 20 min

repitching portion of a harvested slurry of K97

1.050
~23 IBUs
~20 SRM
« Last Edit: November 06, 2015, 04:33:19 PM by goschman »
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Re: brown ale recipe
« Reply #16 on: November 06, 2015, 04:33:03 PM »
Sounds good to me !
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Re: brown ale recipe
« Reply #17 on: December 01, 2015, 03:59:38 AM »
This is just finishing carbing up and is tasting good. I had some fermentation issues as discussed in another thread. Overall it seems to be pretty much what I was going for except it is less malty than expected. It definitely tastes in between a Munich dunkel and a brown ale. To me it is less malty than a dunkel and less roasty than most browns. It's too early for a final judgment but some dark munich malt seems needed to get me closer to what I want.
On Tap/Bottled: Iliff IPA, What'Cha Want Honey Wheat, Hopfenbier, Salted berry cider

Fermenting:
Up Next: Golsch, Iliff IPA