Category Archives: brown ale

Summer Haze Brown Ale

A friend of mine who lives out east experimented with smoking his own malt–in this case, he scrounged up some sassafras root, and used it to smoke a two-row malt. It took me a bit to think about what kind … Continue reading

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Vienna Brown Ale Kegged

Today, after two weeks in the primary fermenter, I kegged my Vienna Brown Ale. Final gravity was at 1.013, down from 1.048, for 4.6% abv. I am hoping this one mellows a bit in the keg; right now it has … Continue reading

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Vienna Brown Ale

Many of my recent brews have explored styles that are new to me–saison, Bohemian pilsner, witbier, and altbier, to name a few. This has been a ton of fun (and produced some tasty results), and I am ever-searching for new ways … Continue reading

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A Whole Mess of Kegging

Eagle Face Oatmeal Stout, ready for kegging It’s only five weeks until AHA (American Homebrewers’ Association) in San Diego, and in preparation I’ve been brewing up a storm the past few weekends. In order to give everything sufficient time for … Continue reading

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Bonedigger Brown Ale 1.1

Another one for the homebrewer conference…this is my second go at the brown ale. Basically unchanged recipe from last time. Bonedigger Brown Ale 1.1 9 lbs. 2-row malt 1 lb. Maris Otter pale malt 0.75 lb. 80°L crystal malt 0.5 … Continue reading

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