According to recipe author Gordon Strong, “This is a brown IPA, which is my normal IPA recipe with the addition of some darker malts and using brown sugar instead of honey. It uses late hopping for bitterness and adds the darker malts during the sparge, both of which should cut down on the clash of malt/hops that can happen in hoppy darker beers.”
The nuts and bolts of brewing a nutty, biscuity Northern English brown ale, a balanced British beer.
Back in the day, every ale was a brown ale. It wasn’t until fairly recently, however, that anybody labelled their beer “brown ale.” Learn the differences between, and how to brew, both English sub-styles of this beer.
We got the scoop on five classic British ales and serve them up like bangers and mash. Try our clone recipes for Bass & Co.’ Pale Ale, Young’s Double Chocolate Stout, Newcastle Brown Ale, Young’s Special London and Fuller’s London Porter.
It’s Brew Your Own’s Tenth Anniversary and we’re kicking off a year-long series of articles with our list of the 10 most approachable beer styles.