Monthly Archives: March 2015

Some Brown Ale Action

With some scrap ingredients that I needed to use up, I changed up my Moose Drool ‘clone’ recipe a bit to get a more English bent on it.  I was able to use a random smack pack of London Ale III yeast I bought on a whim a week before, as well as use up some chocolate malt, Marris Otter and a few open packages of hops.  I’ve brewed with London Ale III once before when I had picked up a mason jar full of it from H.U.B (Hopworks Urban Brewery) in Portland, OR.  When I brewed with it before I did not notice the wet, thick mat the yeast produced.

I’ve had it around the minimum of 65F for the first four days and now moved it inside for a toasty 73F finish.  Cheers!

deer drool krausen

London Ale III Krausen













Recipe Details

Batch Size Boil Time IBU SRM Est. OG Est. FG ABV
3 gal 60 min
Actuals 0 0

Style Details

Name Cat. OG Range FG Range IBU SRM Carb ABV
Northern English Brown Ale 11 C 1.04 - 1.052 1.008 - 1.014 20 - 30 12 - 22 0 - 0 0 - 0 %


Name Amount %
Caramel / Crystal 60L 9.6 oz 10.26
Chocolate 3 oz 3.21
Black Barley 1 oz 1.07
Maris Otter Pale - UK 5 lbs 85.47


Name Amount Time Use Form Alpha %
Liberty 0.5 oz 15 min Boil 4.5
Willamette 0.75 oz 60 min Boil 5.4


Name Amount Time Use Type
Gypsum 105.82 oz 0 min mash other


Name Lab Attenuation Temperature
Wyeast London Ale III 1318 73% 32°F - 32°F


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