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American Ale - American Amber Ale (BJCP 2008)




Top 10 American Amber Ale (BJCP 2008) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Arrogant Bastard Clone
5.5 gal 6.74% 98.83 1.066 1.015
All Grain 11804
Caramel Amber Ale
19 L 4.94% 39.61 1.045 1.008
BIAB 6993
Zoe Clone
5.5 gal 7.43% 78.37 1.074 1.017
All Grain 5218
AAA
21 L 4.11% 32.95 1.038 1.007
BIAB 4280
Good Twin Amber Ale (Gluten Free)
7 gal 8.28% 0 1.077 1.014
All Grain 3682
8 Wired Tall Poppy Clone
14 L 6.75% 62.75 1.071 1.020
All Grain 3465
Blood Orange
5 gal 4.3% 34.04 1.042 1.009
extract 2751
Smoked Amber Ale
6 gal 5.23% 36.22 1.056 1.016
All Grain 2734
Amber Christmas Gahr-ed
25 L 6.16% 42.89 1.061 1.014
BIAB 2604
Red Dawn - Amber Coffee Ale
5 gal 5.07% 39.31 1.052 1.014
All Grain 2464

Newest American Amber Ale (BJCP 2008) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Cookie ale
5 L 5.25% 25.48 1.053 1.013
All Grain 29
The Legend
15 gal 5.09% 37.56 1.048 1.009
All Grain 21
maple banana bananza
6 gal 4.58% 26.92 1.045 1.010
All Grain 27
Awesome Recipe
20.8 L 4.57% 0 1.046 1.012
All Grain 23
American amber ale
55 L 5.87% 0 1.060 1.015
All Grain 37
Competition Amber Ale
6 gal 5.54% 33.24 1.054 1.012
All Grain 46
Caramel Cream Ale
10 gal 4.82% 42.91 1.046 1.010
All Grain 260
California Switchback R2
12 gal 5.78% 33.15 1.057 1.013
All Grain 27
California Switchback
12 gal 5.3% 32.46 1.052 1.012
All Grain 48
Playground Laceration Amber ale
2 gal 5.73% 3.83 1.054 1.011
All Grain 57

Fermentables Used In American Amber Ale (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
US - Pale 2-Row 499 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 67% 7% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 227 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 1% - 23%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 218 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 64% 2% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 217 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 15% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 191 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 9% 2% - 38%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 171 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 18%
American - Victory 152 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 1% - 28%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 118 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 0% - 42%
American - Chocolate 112 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 0% - 9%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 111 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 2% - 25%

Hops Used In American Amber Ale (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 556 7 28% 1% - 100%
Centennial 327 10 24% 3% - 100%
Amarillo 232 8.6 24% 1% - 100%
Willamette 178 4.5 34% 4% - 100%
Chinook 171 13 23% 2% - 100%
Simcoe 162 12.7 19% 0% - 100%
Citra 157 11 26% 2% - 100%
Columbus 140 15 21% 2% - 100%
Magnum 116 15 29% 1% - 100%
Northern Brewer 90 7.8 34% 2% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American Amber Ale (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Caramel / Crystal 60L 45 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 52% 14% - 100%
American - Chocolate 32 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 16% 2% - 68%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 32 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 55% 18% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 30 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 52% 18% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 29 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 45% 6% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 28 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 27% 9% - 50%
Belgian - Biscuit 20 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 32% 17% - 67%
Munich - Light 10L 19 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 35% 18% - 89%
American - Victory 17 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 27% 8% - 55%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 17 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 42% 9% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American Amber Ale (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 523 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 149 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 114 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 89 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 49 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 47 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Wyeast - Northwest Ale 1332 32 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 69% 65°F 75°F
White Labs - California Ale V Yeast WLP051 26 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 72.5% 66°F 70°F
Mangrove Jack - US West Coast Yeast M44 22 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 78% 59°F 74°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 21 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Amber Ale (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 181 Fining Boil 78% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 100 Water Agt Mash 30% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 88 Water Agt Whirlpool 74% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 39 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 47%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 38 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 69%
Lactic acid 28 Water Agt Mash 64% 7% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 28 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 19 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 61%
Baking Soda 14 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 23%
Phosphoric acid 14 Water Agt Mash 64% 0% - 100%

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