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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 6425
eric and Al's smashed face amber ale clone (3 floyds)
2.6 gal 5.1% 61.09 1.052 1.013
All Grain 3866
Grant & Chet's Big Basin Amber Ale
11 gal 5% 49.73 1.056 1.018
All Grain 3185
Amber Ale Mississippi 28/4 350L
340 L 5.5% 35.12 1.050 1.008
All Grain 3066
amber ale jamil BYO
19 L 6.13% 32.9 1.056 1.010
All Grain 2590
S'Mores Brown Ale
5.25 gal 5.03% 38.4 1.050 1.012
All Grain 2276
Mt. Rainier
23 L 5.41% 39.89 1.051 1.010
All Grain 1972
imperial amber
2.5 gal 8.88% 44.3 1.090 1.023
All Grain 1941
Make America Amber Again
6 gal 5.83% 48.76 1.055 1.011
BIAB 1861
American Amber Lager
5 gal 5.51% 31.25 1.053 1.011
All Grain 1720

Newest American Amber Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
pale ale
19 L 5.82% 59.31 1.055 1.010
BIAB 15
Trash Bag Drippings Amber
5.5 gal 5.58% 34.96 1.052 1.009
BIAB 16
Apocalyptic Amber Ale
5 gal 5.29% 35.59 1.052 1.012
All Grain 2
Bee Mine: A Freaky Ferment's Valentine
11 gal 5.28% 29.32 1.049 1.009
All Grain 5
Maple Smoked Porter
5 gal 6.41% 32.2 1.061 1.012
All Grain 6
Quick Red
21 L 0.09% 0 1.001 1.000
All Grain 3
Campfire Brown
5 gal 6.54% 52.4 1.072 1.022
Partial Mash 11
Uncle Bob's Dark Brown Ale
5.5 gal 7.32% 1.68 1.073 1.017
extract 5
Wendy's Amber
5 gal 5.88% 34.61 1.060 1.015
Partial Mash 17
Wild Turkey & Honey Biscuits v2
5.5 gal 5.39% 48.28 1.051 1.010
All Grain 3

Fermentables Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 600 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 320 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 9% 2% - 60%
Munich - Light 10L 294 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 17% 2% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 278 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 64% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 251 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 1% - 33%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 196 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 0% - 19%
American - Victory 187 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 1% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 176 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 7% 1% - 24%
American - Chocolate 169 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 0% - 14%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 141 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 604 7 29% 1% - 100%
Centennial 344 10 24% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 244 8.6 24% 1% - 100%
Willamette 198 4.5 36% 4% - 100%
Magnum 174 15 27% 1% - 100%
Chinook 149 13 25% 2% - 100%
Columbus 144 15 23% 1% - 100%
Citra 139 11 24% 1% - 90%
Simcoe 128 12.7 19% 1% - 100%
Northern Brewer 89 7.8 34% 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 47 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 55% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 32 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 37% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 28 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 48% 2% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 26 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 27% 6% - 57%
American - Victory 24 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 27% 4% - 50%
American - Chocolate 20 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 18% 2% - 50%
American - Roasted Barley 18 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 30% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 17 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 29% 11% - 76%
Belgian - Biscuit 15 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 28% 4% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 13 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 32% 11% - 50%

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-05 519 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 142 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 125 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 116 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 83 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 52 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 25 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F
Wyeast - Northwest Ale 1332 20 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 69% 65°F 75°F
White Labs - California Ale V Yeast WLP051 19 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
Irish Moss 164 Fining Boil 73% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 109 Water Agt Mash 30% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 97 Fining Boil 74% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 48 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 31 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 67%
Epsom Salt 30 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 38%
Lactic acid 23 Water Agt Mash 72% 6% - 100%
Table Salt 23 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 21 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 42%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 18 Water Agt Boil 36% 0% - 97%

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