Hop Cross Bun Brown Ale

 2019-04-15 01:43 PM by

Hop Cross Bun Brown Ale – Mini Mash Recipe

This is the perfect and yet easy to brew recipe for the Easter Holidays!

Ingredients:

  • 1 x Mangrove Jack’s Traditional Series Rustic Ale Pouch
  • 1 x Black Rock Unhopped Creamy Brown Extract
  • 50g Best Special X Malt
  • Grain Bag
  • Zest of ½ Orange/Lemon
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1/8 tsp Mixed Spice
  • 50g Amarillo Hop Pellets

Instructions:

  • Clean and sanitize your fermenter, airlock, lid and mixing paddle.
  • Put 50g of Best Special X Malt into your Grain bag.
  • Add the grain bag, cinnamon sticks, mixed spice and orange zest to fermenter.
  • Add 3L of boiling water to your fermenter.
  • Allow to sit for 10 minutes.
  • Pour the liquid malt extract from the Mangrove Jack’s Traditional Series Rustic Brown Ale Pouch into the fermenter and squeeze out the remains.
  • Add the contents of the Black Rock Unhopped Creamy Brown Extract and stir until completely dissolved.
  • Top up to 23L with cold water.
  • Remove Grain Bag.
  • Check the liquid temperature is below 23C then add the contents of the yeast sachet (included in the Traditional Series Pouch)
  • Ferment at 20-25 C for 5 days.
  • On day 5 of fermentation, add your dry hops and continue to ferment for 5 days. Once SG has reached 1.006 and has been stable for 3 days fermentation is complete.
  • Your beer is now ready to be bottled or kegged.

Cheers, and may you all have a Hoppy Easter!!