Style Profile: Brown Ale

[ Comments Off ] Posted on 12.24.07 under Brown Ale, Style Profile

Mug of Brown AleIn the old days, all the beer was brown. They didn’t have a good way to malt the grains at a specific temperature for a specific time, so all malts were fairly highly kilned. Thus a brown color. This was probably before there were really “beer styles” per se. But now we have a big system for classifying beer, and there is a set of categories for Brown Ales.

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