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Back Forty Beer Co. Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale

Truck Stop Honey is Back Forty Beer Company‘s flagship which won a Great American Beer Festival silver medal the same year it debuted in 2011! The wildflower honey gives this close to traditional English brown ale a slightly sweet finish.

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Back Forty Beer Co. Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale | English Brown Ale

Ingredients

  • For 5 gal (18.9 L)
    • 7 lb (3.17 kg) 2-row malt
    • 1 lb (0.45 kg) Honey malt
    • 0.5 lb (0.23 kg) Caramel 20 malt
    • 0.2 lb (0.23 kg) Dark Chocolate malt
    • 0.12 oz (3.4 g) Apollo hops (60 min)
    • 0.3 oz (8.5 g) Willamette (10 min)
    • 0.5 lb (0.23 kg) Wildflower Honey (5 min)
    • Safale US-05 ale dry yeast

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.059 (14.56 P)
    • Final Gravity: 1.012 (3.03 P)
    • ABV: 6.23%
    • IBU: 15.4
    • SRM: 15.85

    Directions

    Single infusion mash at 160° F (71° C) until conversion is complete. Conduct a 60 minute boil, following the ingredient additions as listed above. Ferment at 68° F (20° C). After fermentation, cold crash at 32° F (0° C).