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Kriegster's Brown IPA

Kriegster's Brown IPA

American Brown Ale • All Grain • 10 gal


Brown IPA

March 14, 2014 at 02:45pm

3.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (All Grain10 gal)

  • 20 lbs Premium 2-Row Malt; Great Western

    Premium 2-Row Malt; Great Western

    Our most popular base malt, perfect for all beer styles, especially American ales and lagers. With moderate protein and enzyme levels and a very clean, smooth finish, our Premium 2-Row Malt is ideal for all-malt beers and for mashes containing moderate levels of adjunct.

  • 2 lbs De-Bittered Black Malt (Mout Roost 1400); Dingemans

    De-Bittered Black Malt (Mout Roost 1400); Dingemans

    Using an exclusive evaporative process, Dingemans De-Bittered Black Malt will contribute the same color characteristics as Black malt with a less astringent flavor.

  • 2 lbs American Caramel 120°L

    American Caramel 120°L

    Provides color, a unique flavor, body, and contribures to foam retention and beer stability. Gives a pronounced to sharp caramel flavor and a deep red color.

  • .75 oz Citra™ - 13.9 AA% whole; boiled 90 min


    Citra™ is a special aroma hop variety developed by the Hop Breeding Company (a joint venture between John I. Haas, Inc. and Select Botanicals Group, LLC). It was released in 2007. Citra™ has fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of cohumulone content. The variety imparts interesting citrus and tropical fruit characters to beer.

  • .75 oz Summit™ - 18.1 AA% whole; boiled 90 min


    Super-high alpha hop with a low cohumulone content and a strong orange/tangerine citrus character.

  • 1 oz Summit™ - 16.0 AA% whole; boiled 20 min


    Super-high alpha hop with a low cohumulone content and a strong orange/tangerine citrus character.

  • Wyeast 1056 American Ale™

    Wyeast 1056 American Ale™

    Used commercially for several classic American ales. This strain ferments dry, finishes soft, smooth and dean, and is very well balanced.


Style Notes: Color of American Brown (18-35SRM) IBU of American IPA (40-70IBU) Black IPA Guidelines found here: http://www.maltosefalcons.com/comps/styles Debittered Malt used: Blackprinz® Malt (Briess) Hop Notes: 90 min addition: As reflected in recipe. 20 Min hop addition: 0.5z Summit/0.5z Citra ( Reflected the AA as average in BeerTools Calculator) 0 min Hop Addition (added to keg post chill): 1z Centennial (11AA) (Slot in Beertools Calculator unavailable) Mash Notes: Strike Temp 64C 1hr Sparge 80C

Style (BJCP)

Category: 10 - American Ale

Subcategory: C - American Brown Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.061 1.045 - 1.060
Terminal Gravity: 1.015 1.010 - 1.016
Color: 31.7 SRM 18 - 35
Alcohol: 6.1% ABV 4.3% - 6.2%
Bitterness: 66.3 IBU 20 - 40



Nice Black Ale

2014-04-03 3:26pm

Bitterness in lower range for IPA - appropriate for style but needs more hop flavor and aroma. Could use a dry hop and more hops at flavor stage. Body is lower but does have malt to balance bitterness. Black prinz good to add color but not roasted flavor.

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