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2012 Top Ten Brown Ales in the United States

 This Top Ten English Brown Ales list is from the results of the 2012 U.S. Open Beer Championship, Great American Beer Festival, and the World Beer Cup.

1. Samuel Adams Hazel Brown - Boston Brewing Company
2. Tilburg's Dutch Brown - Konlingshoeven
3. Saddle Bronc Brown - Black Tooth Brewing
4. Molly's Titanic Brown - Rock Bottom Brewery, CO
5. Rock Bottom Brown Ale - Rock Bottom Brewery, CO
6. Good Grief Brown -Pizza Port Carlsbad
7. Longboard Brown Ale - Rock Bottom La Jolla
8. Nut Brown Ale - Redhook Ale Brewery
9. Sweet George's Brown - Dillon DAM Brewery
10. OB-1 Organic Ale - Snake River Brewing

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Brown Ale 

English brown ale ranges from deep copper to brown in color. They have a medium body and a dry to sweet maltiness with very little hop flavor or arom Roast malt tones may sometimes contribute to the flavor and aroma profile. Fruity-ester flavors are appropriate. Diacetyl should be very low, if evident. Chill haze is allowable at cold temperatures.

OG: 1.040-1.050 
FG: 1.008-1.014
Alcohol by Weight: 3.3-4.7%
IBU: 15-25
Color SRM: 15-22



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