American Amber Ale on Deck…

On May 14, 2008, in Homebrewing, Recipes, by Mark Ranes

It’s time for a hoppy amber ale. This one will push the bitterness threshold for an American amber ale, but hey, I’m a hophead! Steve, from the Modesto Mashers, will be coming down to brew and hang out on Saturday. We’ll be mashing in at about 10:00 am. Here are the specifics:

Jurassic Amber Ale
10-B American Amber Ale

Size: 10.08 gal
Efficiency: 75.0%
Attenuation: 75.0%
Calories: 288 per 16.0 fl oz

Original Gravity: 1.067 (1.045 – 1.060)
Terminal Gravity: 1.017 (1.010 – 1.015)
Color: 15.6 (10.0 – 17.0)
Alcohol: 6.66% (4.5% – 6.0%)
Bitterness: 44.35 (25.0 – 40.0)

Ingredients:
0.3 tbsp 5.2 pH Stabilizer – added during mash
11.0 lbs Golden Promise Malt
11.0 lbs Pale Ale Malt
1.0 lbs Crystal Malt 40°L
1.0 lbs Crystal Malt 120°L
1.0 lbs Victory® Malt
1.0 lbs 2-Row Carapils® Malt
1.0 oz Columbus (15.0%) – added during boil, boiled 60.0 min
1.0 tsp Wyeast Nutrient – added during boil, boiled 15.0 min
2.0 ea Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss) – added during boil, boiled 15.0 min
2.0 oz Centennial (10.0%) – added during boil, boiled 10.0 min
4.0 oz Cascade (5.5%) – added during boil, boiled 1.0 min
2.0 oz Cascade (5.5%) – added dry to primary fermenter
1 1600 ml starter White Labs WLP001 California Ale

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