Honey Brown Don't Care!

Specialty Honey Lager or Ale - Partial Mash

Recipe Description

Copied and modified the following recipe slightly (credit where it's due): https://brewedbyus.com/recipes/40-oh-honey-brown-ale/

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

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 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)
  • 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 (Whitelabs WLP005) (Culture)

Directions

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 May 15, 2014. Start brewing this recipe.