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Old 04-08-2008, 04:07 PM   #1
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Default My 1st Recipe.. Amber Ale

I love amber ales. Their ability to please the snobbiest of drinkers and bmc converts alike is amazing..


so here is my first recipe, nothing special.. just your everyday amber...


BeerSmith Recipe Printout - www.beersmith.com
Recipe: House Amber Ale
Brewer: Brian Myers
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Style: American Amber Ale
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (35.0)

Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size: 5.00 gal
Boil Size: 5.72 gal
Estimated OG: 1.059 SG
Estimated Color: 14.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 33.2 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amount Item Type % or IBU
9.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 81.82 %
2.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 18.18 %
1.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (60 min) Hops 27.9 IBU
0.50 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (15 min) Hops 3.8 IBU
0.50 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (5 min) Hops 1.5 IBU
1 Pkgs American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) [Starter Yeast-Ale


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out
Total Grain Weight: 11.00 lb
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Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 13.75 qt of water at 164.8 F 153.0 F






hows it sound? any comments and critiques are welcome, since this is my first shot..

thanks!

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Old 04-08-2008, 04:09 PM   #2
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That seems like a lot of crystal to me.

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Old 04-08-2008, 07:43 PM   #3
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Agreed.....1 lb of Crystal 40L in my amber tastes perfect, if not a little too sweet.

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+1 on cutting down on the crystal, IMHO 1lb max per 5gal. Also do you have a more neutral bittering hop? mabey save that cascade for some of Ed's Pale Ale

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ok, less crystal.

any suggestions on hops.. ill consult the books later..

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what do you have?

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I like .5 80l, .5lb 120l, and a pinch of chocolate malt (2oz).

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right now some fuggle, will., kents, and hall.

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i say do 2-4 oz of chocolate and 4 oz of victory.

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BeerSmith Recipe Printout - www.beersmith.com
Recipe: House Amber Ale
Brewer: Brian Myers
Asst Brewer:
Style: American Amber Ale
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (35.0)

Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size: 5.00 gal
Boil Size: 5.72 gal
Estimated OG: 1.055 SG
Estimated Color: 14.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 28.9 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amount Item Type % or IBU
9.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 87.80 %
0.50 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 4.88 %
0.50 lb Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 4.88 %
0.25 lb Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 2.44 %
1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (60 min) Hops 17.5 IBU
0.75 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (30 min) Hops 9.1 IBU
0.75 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (5 min) Hops 2.4 IBU
1 Pkgs American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) [Starter Yeast-Ale


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out
Total Grain Weight: 10.25 lb
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Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 12.81 qt of water at 164.8 F 153.0 F


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sound better?

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