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Amber and Brown American Beer - American Amber Ale

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Top 10 American Amber Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Dark Amber
5 gal 6.8% 82.95 1.064 1.012
Partial Mash 2758
English Amber Ale (199)
23.1 L 5.19% 22.46 1.051 1.012
All Grain 2633
eric and Al's smashed face amber ale clone (3 floyds)
2.6 gal 5.1% 61.09 1.052 1.013
All Grain 2350
Alt split half
5 gal 5.96% 16.86 1.060 1.014
BIAB 2342
Grant & Chet's Big Basin Amber Ale
11 gal 5% 49.73 1.056 1.018
All Grain 2124
Amber Ale Mississippi 13/2 260L
270 L 5.16% 35.97 1.047 1.008
All Grain 1844
IPA Recipe
5.5 gal 6.02% 116.04 1.059 1.014
All Grain 1236
amber ale jamil BYO
19 L 6.13% 32.9 1.056 1.010
All Grain 1100
Mt. Rainier
23 L 5.41% 39.89 1.051 1.010
All Grain 1095
S'Mores Brown Ale
5.25 gal 5.03% 38.4 1.050 1.012
All Grain 1004

Newest American Amber Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Big Basin Amber - American Amber Ale
6 gal 5.88% 54.18 1.059 1.014
All Grain 0
American Amber Ale V1.0
28.5 L 5.52% 25.72 1.051 1.009
All Grain 1
SS - Brown - Partial
6 gal 5.49% 0 1.054 1.013
Partial Mash 3
Amber Ale
11 gal 5.06% 25.21 1.049 1.010
All Grain 4
AMBER650
600 L 5.41% 29.24 1.053 1.012
All Grain 7
Amber Ale (brew day5)
20 L 5.13% 46.67 1.048 1.009
All Grain 9
Fat Old Butters Amber Ale
5.5 gal 7.46% 103.24 1.073 1.016
All Grain 4
Rusty Rex
20 L 4.85% 46.68 1.046 1.009
All Grain 8
Amber Ale
6 L 4.83% 32.09 1.049 1.012
BIAB 5
Fat Tire Amber Ale
5.5 gal 4.11% 60.74 1.042 1.011
All Grain 3

Fermentables Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 662 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 5% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 341 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 2% - 60%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 322 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 64% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 305 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 1% - 33%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 220 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 0% - 19%
American - Victory 212 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 1% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 196 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 8% 1% - 29%
American - Munich - Light 10L 188 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 17% 2% - 100%
American - Chocolate 180 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 0% - 14%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 153 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 1% - 31%

Hops Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 675 7 29% 0% - 100%
Centennial 385 10 23% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 288 8.6 25% 1% - 100%
Willamette 222 4.5 36% 2% - 100%
Magnum 202 15 28% 1% - 100%
Chinook 167 13 25% 2% - 100%
Citra 158 11 24% 1% - 100%
Columbus 158 15 23% 1% - 100%
Simcoe 138 12.7 19% 1% - 100%
Northern Brewer 106 7.8 35% 6% - 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 54 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 57% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 38 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 40% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 34 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 48% 2% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 27 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 27% 6% - 57%
American - Victory 26 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 27% 4% - 50%
American - Chocolate 25 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 21% 2% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 22 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 33% 11% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 20 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 29% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Biscuit 16 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 29% 4% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 15 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 26% 6% - 45%

Yeasts Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 591 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 153 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 138 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 131 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 89 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 63 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 29 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°F
White Labs - American Ale Yeast Blend WLP060 27 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F
Wyeast - Northwest Ale 1332 23 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 69% 65°F 75°F
Danstar - American West Coast Yeast BRY-97 22 Danstar Ale Medium High 72% 62°F 75°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 172 Fining Boil 72% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 114 Water Agt Boil 30% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 94 Fining Boil 70% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride 83 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 31 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 30 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 26 Water Agt Mash 73% 5% - 100%
Baking Soda 20 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 33%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 18 Water Agt Boil 34% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 17 Water Agt Mash 67% 3% - 100%

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