Honey Brown Don't Care!
Specialty Honey Lager or Ale - Partial Mash
Copied and modified the following recipe slightly (credit where it's due): https://brewedbyus.com/recipes/40-oh-honey-brown-ale/
- 5 lbs (2.27 kg) Amber Liquid Malt Extract (10 °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)
- 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)
- 1 tsp (4.93 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
- British Ale Yeast (Whitelabs WLP005) (Culture)
Soak crushed grains in 3 gallons of water at 150 F for 30 mins. Bring to a boil, cut heat and add LME. Once that's mixed in bring back to a boil.
Add hops as indicated. Add 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 7 days at 70 °F (21 °C).
Transfer to secondary fermentor for 7 days at 70 °F (21 °C).
Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.
If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by Dec. 25, 2015. Start brewing this recipe.