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Home » Recipes » Elkwood Brown Ale
Elkwood Brown Ale
Kent returns to the kettles with his multiple award winning Elkwood Brown Ale. The Mk II surprises everyone again with extra efficiency and the largest volume brewed to date, 40 gallons.
Style:    American Brown Ale
Brewed by:    Kent Fletcher (and the Shop Crew)
Brewed at:    The Shop
Batch Size:    40.0 Gallons
Boil Time:    60 Minutes
Estimated OG:    1.070
Actual OG:    1.070
Est IBU:    50.4
Est SRM:    18.7
Efficency:    85%
Recipe Index | Promash File
Grains, Extracts, Sugars
Malt Name Maltster Amount Percentage
2-Row Great Western 79.0 lbs 85.4%
Aromatic Malt Dingemans 4.0 lbs 4.3%
Biscuit Malt Dingemans 2.5 lbs 2.7%
Chocolate Malt Hugh Bairds 2.5 lbs 2.7%
Crystal 60L Briess 2.5 lbs 2.7%
Special B Malt Dingemans 2.0 lbs 2.3%
Name Form Alpha Amount Time
Warrior Pellet 16.0% 3.25 oz 60
Amarillo Pellet 9.4% 4.0 oz 30
Cascade Pellet 7.3% 4.0 oz 30
Amarillo Pellet 9.4% 3.5 oz 5
Man. Code Name Type Amount (Starter)
White Labs WLP001 California Ale Ale
Mash Schedule
Step Rest Temp Rest Time Heat Water
Saccharification 153°F 60 Strike 37.0 Gallons
Mash Out 168°F 20 HERMS
Sparge 173°F 60
The Mark II comes through for its maker and yields a stronger than expected batch of beer. The crew ran 2 boil kettles to meet the higher demand for Kent's award winning Brown ale. The overall volume produced was a little less than anticipated, but the gravity was higher.

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