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Amber 8

210 calories 18.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Amber Ale
Boil Time: 30 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.43 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.055 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.071 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 210 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Friday February 17th 2023
1.064
1.012
6.9%
43.5
12.8
5.5
18.33
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6.75 lb German - Bohemian Pilsner6.75 lb Bohemian Pilsner 38 1.9 48.2%
4.25 lb Patagonia - Patagonia Munich4.25 lb Patagonia Munich 2.96 / kg
5.71
34 12 30.4%
2 lb Weyermann - CaraRed2 lb CaraRed 2.29 / lb
4.58
35 19.3 14.3%
0.50 lb German - Melanoidin0.5 lb Melanoidin 37 25 3.6%
8 oz German - CaraAmber8 oz CaraAmber 34 23 3.6%
14 lbs / 10.29
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.25 oz Cascade1.25 oz Cascade Hops 14.99 / lb
1.17
Pellet 7 Boil 30 min 21.96 37.3%
1.10 oz Northern Brewer1.1 oz Northern Brewer Hops 2.12 / oz
2.33
Pellet 7.8 Boil 30 min 21.54 32.8%
1 oz Amarillo1 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 Boil 0 min 29.9%
3.35 oz / 3.50
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
Infusion 153 °F 153 °F 60 min
mash out Infusion 164 °F 164 °F 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc 0.20 / each
0.20
Fining Boil 5 min.
6.70 tsp Ascorbic Acid 3.89 / oz
4.34
Water Agt Mash 0 min.
3 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4.50 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4.54
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
64 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 114 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.65 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Amber 8" American Amber Ale beer recipe by rbowlbs. All Grain, ABV 6.9%, IBU 43.5, SRM 12.81, Fermentables: (Bohemian Pilsner, Patagonia Munich, CaraRed, Melanoidin, CaraAmber) Hops: (Cascade, Northern Brewer, Amarillo) Other: (Whirlfloc, Ascorbic Acid, Calcium Chloride (anhydrous), Gypsum, Salt, Baking Soda)
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  • Last Updated: 2023-02-18 15:59 UTC
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