Stir the water,honey in a large bowl. Stir in the yeast to dissolve it.
Add the bran and set it aside for about 10 minutes
Slowly add 1 cup of flour to the bran mixture and stir in, 1 cup at a time
until the dough is too difficult to stir. Flour a work surface and turn the dough out.
Knead until smooth, incorporating as little additional flour as possible. It should be smooth and soft.
Place it in a clean bowl, cover with plastic wrap
and let it rise for about 2 to2-1/2hrs, until doubled in volume
Grease a loaf pan. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead briefly. Let it rest for 5 minutes, loosely covered, then flatten gently into an oval. Place it in the loaf pan and let it rise a second time.
Brush the top of the loaf with water and then sprinkle with Oat bran. Bake for about 50 minutes in a preheated 375F oven until golden brown.
Let it cool for about 10 minutes and then slice. :)