American Brown Ales tend to have more malt and hop character compared to English Brown Ales. This beer will have a moderate malt character with hints of caramel and chocolate. The aroma will be sweet and rich with a hint of citrus from the Cascade hops. The appearance is a medium brown color with a tan head. This beer will finish with well-balanced malt and hop flavour. You will not be disappointed.
This kit consists of 2-row extract, crystal, chocolate and Victory malts. Magnum hops are used for bittering while Cascade hops are included for aroma and flavouring. The provided yeast US-05 from Fermentis but you can upgrade to WLP001 liquid yeast (if available) from White Labs below. The specialty grains do not come crushed, however if you require this service it is optional, please indicate below your preference.
The ingredient list and instructions will be provided with the kit. This is a beginner/intermediate kit and you must be comfortable with brewing extract with specialty grains to ensure success with this product. Please ensure you have all of the appropriate equipment for extract brewing prior to purchasing this kit. Although we provide instructions, we are not responsible for your brewing technique.
Download the 5 gallon instructions HERE
Download the 6 gallon instructions HERE
This kit is designed to brew 5 gallons or approximately 19 litres. This is a perfect size for kegging. However, if you would like the traditional 6 gallon or approximately 23 litre batch size, please choose that preference below
- Colour: 21 SRM
- Bitterness: 32.5 IBUs
- ABV: 5.0%
If present, the grain in all of our kits comes crushed. This grain is good for 6-9 months if stored in a cool dry location. Please store the hops in the freezer if not brewing immediately. Not all kits come with specialty grains, please refer to the instruction sheet that contains the ingredient list to be sure.