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Amber and Brown American Beer - American Amber Ale

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 American Amber Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
English Amber Ale (199)
23.1 L 5.19% 22.46 1.051 1.012
All Grain 5481
eric and Al's smashed face amber ale clone (3 floyds)
2.6 gal 5.1% 61.09 1.052 1.013
All Grain 3404
Grant & Chet's Big Basin Amber Ale
11 gal 5% 49.73 1.056 1.018
All Grain 2872
Amber Ale Mississippi 28/4 350L
340 L 5.5% 35.12 1.050 1.008
All Grain 2757
amber ale jamil BYO
19 L 6.13% 32.9 1.056 1.010
All Grain 2195
S'Mores Brown Ale
5.25 gal 5.03% 38.4 1.050 1.012
All Grain 1977
Mt. Rainier
23 L 5.41% 39.89 1.051 1.010
All Grain 1758
imperial amber
2.5 gal 8.88% 44.3 1.090 1.023
All Grain 1717
Make America Amber Again
6 gal 5.83% 48.76 1.055 1.011
BIAB 1597
IPA Recipe
5.5 gal 6.02% 116.04 1.059 1.014
All Grain 1591

Newest American Amber Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Amber B&B
1000 L 5.69% 0 1.057 1.014
All Grain 1
181. Stone Levitation
6.5 gal 4.32% 45.69 1.044 1.011
All Grain 2
Caramel Amber Ale
5.5 gal 5.36% 37.3 1.049 1.009
BIAB 12
Tom's Amber Ale
5.5 gal 6.04% 0 1.060 1.014
extract 3
Amber
5.5 gal 5.14% 35.36 1.052 1.013
All Grain 4
american amber ale
25 L 6.16% 47.97 1.057 1.010
All Grain 25
amber jean
7.5 gal 3.82% 41.34 1.039 1.010
All Grain 4
Classic Amber Ale
2.75 gal 5.23% 28.28 1.055 1.015
All Grain 5
American Nut Brown
5.5 gal 5.01% 67.6 1.050 1.012
BIAB 1
Awesome Recipe
20 L 3.42% 0 1.035 1.009
BIAB 1

Fermentables Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 948 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 69% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 465 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 9% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 428 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 64% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 428 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 0% - 42%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 312 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 0% - 19%
American - Victory 274 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 1% - 36%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 270 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 8% 1% - 29%
American - Chocolate 261 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 0% - 14%
American - Munich - Light 10L 239 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 17% 1% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 196 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 0% - 100%

Hops Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 933 7 30% 0% - 100%
Centennial 534 10 24% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 402 8.6 25% 1% - 100%
Willamette 306 4.5 36% 4% - 100%
Magnum 264 15 27% 1% - 100%
Chinook 248 13 25% 2% - 100%
Citra 234 11 25% 1% - 100%
Columbus 211 15 24% 1% - 100%
Simcoe 192 12.7 20% 1% - 100%
Mosaic 151 12.5 26% 1% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 66 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 52% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 51 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 42% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 45 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 42% 2% - 100%
American - Victory 33 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 29% 4% - 50%
American - Chocolate 32 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 21% 2% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 31 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 28% 6% - 57%
Belgian - Special B 31 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 32% 11% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 28 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 28% 3% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 20 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 26% 6% - 50%
Belgian - Biscuit 19 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 29% 4% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 849 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 206 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 201 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 180 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 128 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 81 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 35 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - Northwest Ale 1332 33 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 69% 65°F 75°F
Danstar - American West Coast Yeast BRY-97 32 Danstar Ale Medium High 72% 62°F 75°F
White Labs - American Ale Yeast Blend WLP060 31 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 208 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 204 Fining Boil 74% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 184 Water Agt Boil 74% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 70 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 69 Water Agt Mash 26% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 66 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 51 Water Agt Boil 36% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 48 Water Agt Mash 72% 2% - 100%
Baking Soda 45 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 33%
Table Salt 44 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%

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