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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
eric and Al's smashed face amber ale clone (3 floyds)
2.6 gal 5.1% 61.09 1.052 1.013
All Grain 4701
Grant & Chet's Big Basin Amber Ale
11 gal 5% 49.73 1.056 1.018
All Grain 3778
Amber Ale Mississippi 28/4 350L
340 L 5.5% 35.12 1.050 1.008
All Grain 3708
amber ale jamil BYO
19 L 6.13% 32.9 1.056 1.010
All Grain 3312
American Amber Lager
5 gal 5.51% 31.25 1.053 1.011
All Grain 2442
imperial amber
2.5 gal 8.88% 44.3 1.090 1.023
All Grain 2374
GF - Dad's Red Ale
6 gal 6.01% 42.9 1.056 1.010
All Grain 2208
IPA Recipe
5.5 gal 6.02% 116.04 1.059 1.014
All Grain 1917
DHS Cwtch (Tiny Rebel)
21 L 4.83% 50.66 1.046 1.009
BIAB 1724
Oak Creek Nut Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.35% 30.31 1.057 1.018
All Grain 1680

Newest American Amber Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
English AAA ?
5.5 gal 4.51% 37.16 1.049 1.015
All Grain 7
American Amber
5.5 gal 5.92% 33.8 1.055 1.011
All Grain 10
Amber Ale
5.5 gal 5.71% 35.22 1.058 1.014
All Grain 7
Amber 2
5.5 gal 4.86% 27.86 1.051 1.014
All Grain 6
Bread Ale
500 L 5.23% 28.65 1.060 1.020
All Grain 10
Amber ale
21 L 5.7% 31.99 1.058 1.014
extract 14
Los Angeles AAA
20 L 6.37% 36.85 1.059 1.011
All Grain 19
Amber lager
16 gal 5.03% 51.55 1.051 1.013
BIAB 15
Red Ale
48 gal 5.57% 25.34 1.058 1.015
All Grain 14
Oat Amber
12 gal 5.02% 31.51 1.049 1.011
BIAB 12

Fermentables Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 748 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 389 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 9% 2% - 60%
Munich - Light 10L 348 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 18% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 341 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 64% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 326 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 0% - 33%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 251 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 0% - 19%
American - Victory 235 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 1% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 229 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 29%
American - Chocolate 204 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 0% - 14%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 179 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 0% - 31%

Hops Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 780 7 29% 1% - 100%
Centennial 448 10 24% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 329 8.6 24% 1% - 100%
Willamette 254 4.5 36% 4% - 100%
Magnum 219 15 29% 1% - 100%
Citra 195 11 25% 1% - 100%
Chinook 194 13 24% 1% - 100%
Columbus 173 15 23% 1% - 100%
Simcoe 164 12.7 19% 1% - 100%
Mosaic 123 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 57 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 54% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 42 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 38% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 34 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 45% 2% - 100%
American - Victory 29 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 27% 4% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 28 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 27% 6% - 57%
American - Chocolate 26 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 24% 2% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 22 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 29% 7% - 76%
American - Roasted Barley 20 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 28% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Biscuit 19 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 30% 4% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 16 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 - American Ale Yeast US-05 682 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 165 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 157 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 141 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 95 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 65 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 32 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°F
White Labs - American Ale Yeast Blend WLP060 26 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F
Wyeast - Northwest Ale 1332 26 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 69% 65°F 75°F
White Labs - California Ale V Yeast WLP051 25 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 72.5% 66°F 70°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 201 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 197 Fining Boil 71% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 145 Fining Boil 72% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 82 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 80%
Epsom Salt 65 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 60%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 59 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 48 Water Agt Mash 70% 2% - 100%
Baking Soda 46 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 42%
Table Salt 39 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 38 Water Agt Mash 33% 0% - 97%

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