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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
English Amber Ale (199)
23.1 L 5.19% 22.46 1.051 1.012
All Grain 3180
Dark Amber
5 gal 6.8% 82.95 1.064 1.012
Partial Mash 2932
eric and Al's smashed face amber ale clone (3 floyds)
2.6 gal 5.1% 61.09 1.052 1.013
All Grain 2577
Alt split half
5 gal 5.96% 16.86 1.060 1.014
BIAB 2500
Grant & Chet's Big Basin Amber Ale
11 gal 5% 49.73 1.056 1.018
All Grain 2298
Amber Ale Mississippi 11/9 330L
330 L 4.92% 38.2 1.045 1.007
All Grain 2088
amber ale jamil BYO
19 L 6.13% 32.9 1.056 1.010
All Grain 1364
IPA Recipe
5.5 gal 6.02% 116.04 1.059 1.014
All Grain 1324
Mt. Rainier
23 L 5.41% 39.89 1.051 1.010
All Grain 1245
S'Mores Brown Ale
5.25 gal 5.03% 38.4 1.050 1.012
All Grain 1195

Newest American Amber Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
American Red
5 gal 5.07% 17.26 1.054 1.016
BIAB 24
Barking Squirrel Ale Clone
6 gal 5.5% 19.83 1.052 1.010
All Grain 7
Hoppy Brown Ale
5.5 gal 5.57% 56.37 1.052 1.010
All Grain 42
Amber At Last
5.5 gal 5.37% 29.16 1.054 1.013
All Grain 15
Amber
5.5 gal 5.49% 24.21 1.056 1.014
BIAB 2
Yukiyu
11 gal 5.18% 28.69 1.049 1.010
All Grain 14
OktoberFAST
5.5 gal 4.74% 64.75 1.048 1.012
All Grain 2
Neil Diamond's SeptAmber Morn
28 L 5.71% 45.88 1.054 1.011
All Grain 13
Pumpkin
155 gal 6.33% 0 1.064 1.016
All Grain 12
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5.06% 33.25 1.053 1.014
All Grain 6

Fermentables Used In American Amber Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 739 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 372 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 9% 2% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 357 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 64% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 337 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 1% - 33%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 247 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 0% - 19%
American - Victory 236 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 1% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 215 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 8% 1% - 29%
American - Munich - Light 10L 211 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 17% 2% - 100%
American - Chocolate 196 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 0% - 14%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 164 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 747 7 30% 0% - 100%
Centennial 426 10 23% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 319 8.6 25% 1% - 100%
Willamette 240 4.5 36% 2% - 100%
Magnum 214 15 29% 1% - 100%
Chinook 193 13 25% 2% - 100%
Citra 180 11 24% 1% - 100%
Columbus 177 15 23% 1% - 100%
Simcoe 151 12.7 19% 1% - 100%
Northern Brewer 114 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 58 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 53% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 40 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 40% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 35 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 46% 2% - 100%
American - Victory 29 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 29% 4% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 28 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 27% 6% - 57%
American - Chocolate 24 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 21% 2% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 23 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 35% 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) 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-05 651 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 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-04 155 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 143 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 105 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 66 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 29 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F
Wyeast - Northwest Ale 1332 27 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 69% 65°F 75°F
Danstar - American West Coast Yeast BRY-97 23 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 173 Fining Boil 73% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 142 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 116 Fining Boil 71% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 83 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 39 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 38 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 34 Water Agt Mash 75% 2% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 26 Water Agt Boil 36% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 26 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 33%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 20 Water Agt Boil 30% 0% - 68%

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