Mild Brown Ale - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Mild Brown Ale - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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An English-style "session" ale, low in bitterness, but big on flavor. Usually served on-draft in England, it is a beer with a slight roast flavor from the chocolate colored malt. Lower in alcohol than most ales, thereby allowing you and your guests to quaff several pints in a tasting "session". It is best consumed within 2-8 weeks in the bottle, but will age nicely over the course of 3 months.
  • Makes 5 Gallons
  • Estimated Original Gravity:1.032-35
  • SRM (Color Range): 15-16
  • IBUs: 22-25
  • Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 3.4%

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. To find our yeast recommendations, choose your preferred kit option above and then select the drop-down menu under “Yeast Options”.  For more info, click on the recommended yeast(s) below in the “You Might Also Need” section below. All included steeping grains will come milled.
Please Note: In order to better serve our customers, we are now offering our extract recipe kits with either Liquid Malt Extract (LME) or Dried Malt Extract (DME). The majority of our DME kits were converted from the LME version, which is why you may notice slight variances in the extract names and quantities on your recipe sheet. You may also find that your Specific Gravity and ABV% are slightly higher if you choose DME. Whether LME or DME, add all extracts provided according to the recipe sheet. For further details, please reference the conversion chart below.
MoreBeer! Extract Recipe Kit Conversion Chart
Liquid Malt Extract Dry Malt Extract
4 lbs 3.5 lbs
5 lbs 4 lbs
6 lbs 5 lbs
7 lbs 6 lbs
8 lbs 6.5 lbs
9 lbs 7 lbs
Ultralight Malt Extract Golden Light DME
Pale Malt Extract Golden Light DME
Pilsner Malt Extract Pilsen Light DME


ABV %3.4
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessLow (10-25ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
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Sounded good
Christopher M on Nov 16, 2021
Succesful in the past
Michael D on Oct 28, 2020
Sounded good
Christopher M on Nov 16, 2021
Liquid is supposed to have more flavor than DME
Stephen E on Dec 29, 2020
Succesful in the past
Michael D on Oct 28, 2020
Great base beer for my peanut butter brown!
David D on Dec 16, 2019
Sounded good
Douglas Goodrich on Aug 28, 2019
I love low abv British session beers
Craig Peacock on May 9, 2019
Trying new kit
Michael D on Mar 14, 2019
Based on other people's reviews of this beer.
Todd Pattison on Sep 25, 2018
Very easy drinking beer.
Aric Luebbering on May 1, 2018
enjoy milder brown ales
larry s on Apr 30, 2018
An excellent brown ale
Edward H on Apr 5, 2018
My favorite store bought beer is Newcastle Brown Ale.
William Grissom on Feb 27, 2018
My Mother in Law's favorite. I like a lower alcohol session beer sometimes.
Bruce E M on Jan 25, 2018
Liquid is supposed to have more flavor than DME
Stephen E on Dec 29, 2020
Great base beer for my peanut butter brown!
David D on Dec 16, 2019

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Rated 5 out of 5
Delicious session beer
Deliciously creamy on beer engine, poured from top, no sparkler needed.
Chocolate, dark with long lasting head. Lots of body. Low abv so sinking a couple Imperial pints are easy to enjoy.
While I love the tap handle template, in this case a pump clip template would have been better, ha ha! I had to cut and rearrange the label to fit.
Absolutely recommended and I will definitely buy again!
I used recommended WY1318 which may now become one of my favorite yeasts. Just give it lots of headspace in the fermenter.
I had to cut the label and piece together to fit the pump clip
Lovely pour from my beer engine, poured from top, no sparkler needed.
May 30, 2019
over 2 years ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Thank you so much for your feedback. We really appreciate the honesty and value great feedback like this as it helps us improve our products. Cheers!
May 31, 2019
Tyler W Staff
Rated 5 out of 5
great easy drinkin beer
never liked mild ale because i bottled it too soon!!!! I let this one sit on the yeast cake for 24 days versus 14........made an excellent beer!!! Drinking after 13 days in the bottle and...really made a dramatic difference! Thumbs up to more beer's mild ale!!!!!
August 19, 2017
Rated 5 out of 5
Great beer
This is a very good beer and is easy to brew. It tastes great after two weeks in the bottle but is amazing after about 3 months if you can wait that long!!
January 17, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5
A Good Mild Beer
This kit will make a nice, mild brown ale that is not overly malty or "dark" tasting that both light and dark beer drinkers will enjoy. A simple and easy recipe that will produce a very drinkable beer.
June 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
Mellow and Tasty
This is a great intro beer, and drinks very smoothly. It strongly benefits from a clean fermentation; you will have excellent malt flavors from it. I suggest adding about 4oz more of chocolate malt (on the other hand, I always add chocolate malt...). English Ale yeast or WLP001 do great with it, go for lower temps (62-65).
May 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
Makes a good beer
This kit is super easy to use and the end results are a beer that is like a Newcastle
May 25, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
Good beginner beer
I purchased this kit as the first recipe for a beginner. The kit was fool-proof and tasted great.
May 1, 2013