Oh Honey Brown Ale

Specialty Honey Lager or Ale - Partial Mash

Recipe Description

The name pretty much says it all. It's a brown ale with honey.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 3 gal (11.4 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 1.5 lbs (0.68 kg) Light Dry Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg) Light Liquid Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg) Brown Malt (65 °L)
  • 1 lbs (0.45 kg) Special B (180 °L)
  • 1.75 lbs (0.79 kg) Honey (1 °L)
  • Hops
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Fuggle Pellet 4.25% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) East Kent Golding Pellet 5.5% AA (Boil - 15 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1 tsp (4.93 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
  • Yeast
  • British Ale Yeast (Wyeast 1098) (Liquid)

Directions

Soak crushed grains in 2 gallons of water at 150 F for 30 mins. Add dry extract, top off to 3 gallons and bring to a boil.

Add hops as indicated. Add liquid extract, 1.5 pounds of honey and irish moss with 15 mins left in the boil. Transfer to primary, top off with cool water to reach 5 gallons and pitch yeast.

The last 4 oz (0.25 lbs) of honey is for priming. Mix with 2 cups of warm water and stir into the beer just prior to bottling.

Hold in primary fermentor for 14 days at 69 °F (21 °C).

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.

If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by Oct. 19, 2017. Start brewing this recipe.