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Sam's Pecan Brown

Sam's Pecan Brown

Northern English Brown Ale : Partial Mash : 5 gal

bigbirdga

A twist on S Smith's Nut Brown for Southern tastes.

June 5, 2014 at 05:04pm

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Ingredients (Partial Mash5 gal)

  • 1 lbs American Victory

    American Victory

    Provides a deep golden to brown color. Use in nut brown ales, IPAs and Scottish ales.

  • .5 lbs 2-Row Caramel Malt 60L; Briess

    2-Row Caramel Malt 60L; Briess

    Sweet, Pronounced Caramel. Characteristics & Applications: • In contrast to Brewers Malt, glassiness is a distinguishing characteristic of Caramel Malt. The glassy endosperm creates the desirable non-fermentable components giving true Caramel Malt the ability to contribute body (mouthfeel), foam foam retention, and extended beer stability, while contributing color and unique caramel flavor. • 2-Row Caramel Malt 60L is a roasted caramel malt that imparts deep golden to red color. • Use 3-7% for Pilsener-style beers for balance. • Use 5-15% to provide color, sweetness and color to amber and red beers. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 2 lbs Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt; Thomas Fawcett

    Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt; Thomas Fawcett

    A principal ingredient of cask ales using heritage barleys.

  • .25 lbs Belgian Cara-Pils

    Belgian Cara-Pils

    Significantly increases foam/head retention and body of the beer.

  • .25 lbs Chocolate Malt; Thomas Fawcett

    Chocolate Malt; Thomas Fawcett

    Roasted coffee flavor.

  • 3 lbs Dry Amber; Muntons

    Dry Amber; Muntons

    Used predominantly in the production of medium-colored beers such as pale ales, IPAs, and bitters.

  • 1 lbs Dry Dark Extract

    Dry Dark Extract

    Used predominantly in the production of dark beers such as milds, browns, porters, and stouts.

  • .25 lbs Oats Flaked

    Oats Flaked

    Belgian White Ale(wit), other specialty beers.

  • .65 oz East Kent Goldings - 5.8 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • 0.50 oz Fuggle - 4.9 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Fuggle

    Mild. Mainly used for finishing and dry hopping especially pale ales, porters, and stouts. Aroma is mild and pleasant, spicy, and soft.

  • 0.50 oz Fuggle - 4.9 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min

    Fuggle

    Mild. Mainly used for finishing and dry hopping especially pale ales, porters, and stouts. Aroma is mild and pleasant, spicy, and soft.

  • 12 oz Walnut (chopped) - use roasted pecans (omitted from calculations)

    Walnut (chopped)

    Nutty rich, savory flavor. Walnuts are the fruit of a large deciduous tree belonging to the family Juglandaceae . Of the 60 varieties about 20 are edible. They are unique amongst nuts because most of the fat in walnuts is polyunsaturated which are said to lower cholesterol.

  • White Labs WLP037 Yorkshire Square Ale

    White Labs WLP037 Yorkshire Square Ale

    This yeast produces a beer that is malty, but well-balanced. Expect flavors that are toasty with malt-driven esters. Highly flocculent and good choice for English pale ales, English brown ales, and mild ales.

Notes

Include 1 lb roasted, chopped pecans in the mash (steep). Roast 3 times to remove oils. 1st roast single layer @ 300 deg 10 mins. Cool and chop/crush and let stand in paper bag overnight. 2nd roast 10 mins at 400, don't scorch. Overnight in bag with paper towels. Final roast is 8 mins at 350 then add to grain bag. Mash grains for 90 mins in 2 gals water at 158-160 deg, rinse with 1 gal 170 deg. Add DME and boil as usual.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 11 - English Brown Ale

Subcategory: C - Northern English Brown Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.053 1.040 - 1.052
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 1.008 - 1.013
Color: 19.5 SRM 12 - 22
Alcohol: 5.5% ABV 4.20% - 5.40%
Bitterness: 24.6 IBU 20.00 - 30.00

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