Mild Brown Ale

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This beer won first place in the 2001 Pacific Brewer's Cup.

Ingredients for 11 1/2 Gallons

Malts

Hops

Yeast

Water

Procedure

Mash-in with 4 gallons of water at 140°F. Target temp 130°F
25 min protein rest
Add 11 Qt boiling water. Target mash temp 152°F
70 minutes Starch Conversion.
Mash-out to 170°F
Sparge with about 10 gallons water at 170°F
Skim hot break prior to first hop addition
Ferment at 62-65°F
Keg 8 gallons, force carbonate.
Prime 3 1/2 gallons with 88 grams priming sugar for bottling

O.G. 1.041
F.G. 1.010

Brewers' Comments

This brown ale was rather eloquently described as being rather mild. A great session beer.