Old Reliable

Source: Dave Fougeron
Recipe added: 08/17/97
Email: DFusion@aol.com

This recipe is my basic brown ale recipe. It is a wholesome tasting brew good any time of the year. It took first place in the Brown Ale category at the 1997 Aggieland Brewfest in College Station, Texas.


Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5 Gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.051
Finishing Gravity: 1.013
Time in Boil: 1 hour
Primary Fermentation: 5 days
Secondary Fermentation: 3 days
Additional Fermentation: none



Steeped specialty grains for 30 min at 150F in 2 1/2 gal water. Added syrup and sugar. At boil, added 1/2 oz hops. 30 min into boil, added Irish moss and nutrient. At 35 min, added another 1/2 oz hops. Added 1 oz hops at end of boil. Cooled, added water to 5 gal, and pitched yeast (From starter culture). Added 3/4 cup corn sugar to prime. Ferment between 65 and 68F.
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