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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 4086
eric and Al's smashed face amber ale clone (3 floyds)
2.6 gal 5.1% 61.09 1.052 1.013
All Grain 2937
Alt split half
5 gal 5.96% 16.86 1.060 1.014
BIAB 2730
Grant & Chet's Big Basin Amber Ale
11 gal 5% 49.73 1.056 1.018
All Grain 2582
Amber Ale Mississippi 30/10 330L
330 L 5.43% 36.31 1.050 1.008
All Grain 2429
amber ale jamil BYO
19 L 6.13% 32.9 1.056 1.010
All Grain 1728
S'Mores Brown Ale
5.25 gal 5.03% 38.4 1.050 1.012
All Grain 1615
Mt. Rainier
23 L 5.41% 39.89 1.051 1.010
All Grain 1481
IPA Recipe
5.5 gal 6.02% 116.04 1.059 1.014
All Grain 1456
imperial amber
2.5 gal 8.88% 44.3 1.090 1.023
All Grain 1322

Newest American Amber Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
greg's winter amber
5.5 gal 6.74% 39.76 1.063 1.012
extract 7
CUMBE 100 LITROS
100 L 5.94% 26.07 1.054 1.009
All Grain 0
1 Train Red Ale
5.5 gal 5.69% 41.99 1.056 1.013
All Grain 11
Amarilla Parilla
5.5 gal 6.15% 47.19 1.058 1.011
extract 1
Peliroja 2020
21 L 5.6% 34.97 1.056 1.014
All Grain 4
smash
30 L 3.54% 8.3 1.036 1.009
All Grain 5
Chipotle Pepper Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.03% 0 1.058 1.019
BIAB 14
Amber Waves Grain GF
5.5 gal 7.49% 23.02 1.076 1.019
All Grain 3
Red Ale
3 gal 5.46% 35.68 1.055 1.013
All Grain 21
Basic Ale
1 gal 6.05% 30.21 1.057 1.010
BIAB 20

Fermentables Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 830 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 420 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 9% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 386 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 63% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 375 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 1% - 42%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 276 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 0% - 21%
American - Victory 254 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 1% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 237 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 8% 1% - 29%
American - Munich - Light 10L 230 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 17% 2% - 100%
American - Chocolate 225 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 0% - 14%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 179 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 1% - 100%

Hops Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Yakima Valley Hops - Cascade 821 6 30% 0% - 100%
Centennial 470 10 24% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 352 8.6 25% 1% - 100%
Willamette 257 4.5 36% 4% - 100%
Magnum 235 15 28% 1% - 100%
Chinook 225 13 25% 2% - 100%
Yakima Valley Hops - Citra 200 13.1 25% 1% - 100%
Columbus 193 15 24% 1% - 100%
Simcoe 161 12.7 19% 1% - 100%
Fuggles 136 4.5 35% 8% - 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 59 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 53% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 50 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 42% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 38 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 45% 2% - 100%
American - Chocolate 31 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 23% 2% - 100%
American - Victory 31 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 29% 4% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 29 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 27% 6% - 57%
Belgian - Special B 27 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 34% 11% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 22 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 28% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Biscuit 18 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 30% 4% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 18 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 25% 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-05 722 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 181 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 176 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 163 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 110 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 71 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 31 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F
Wyeast - Northwest Ale 1332 30 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 69% 65°F 75°F
Danstar - American West Coast Yeast BRY-97 26 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 187 Fining Boil 73% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 167 Water Agt Mash 28% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 143 Fining Boil 70% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 76 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 45 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 42 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 41 Water Agt Boil 27% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 40 Water Agt Mash 75% 2% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 34 Water Agt Mash 40% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 33 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 33%

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