From the BrewBlog of BorealBrewers – Grand Rapdis, Minnesota USA Printed April 21, 2018
American Brown Ale
October 10, 2009
268 (12 ounces)
BJCP Style Info: American Brown Ale
1.045 - 1.060
1.010 - 1.016
4.3 - 6.2%
20 - 40 IBUs
18 - 35 SRM
Can be considered a bigger, maltier, hoppier interpretation of Northern English brown ale or a hoppier, less malty Brown Porter, often including the citrus-accented hop presence that is characteristic of American hop varieties.
Commercial Examples: Bell’s Best Brown, Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale, Big Sky Moose Drool Brown Ale, North Coast Acme Brown, Brooklyn Brown Ale, Lost Coast Downtown Brown, Left Hand Deep Cover Brown Ale.
This is the beer offered as wort at the AHA Rally at Surly Brewing. Both of my primary fermentors were busy, so I brought a 5 gal secondary to the event. I got four gallons of wort.