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SkinnyShamrock 06-03-2008 09:45 PM

Skinny Shamrock's Amber Ale
2 gallons Warminster, PA tap water for boil
Steeped 1 lb of American 2-row pale at 160* for 60 minutes
Added 6 lbs of Briess amber dry malt extract
Added .5 oz of 12 AAU Chinook pellet hops and boiled for 60 minutes for bittering
Added .5 oz of Cascase 6.9 AAU pellet hops 15 minutes before end
Added .5 oz of Cascade 6.9 AAU pellet hops 5 minutes before end

Added 3 gallons of Deer Park spring water to primary
OG: 1.056-1.058
Pitched package of Safale US-05 onto primary, no starter

Fermented for 7 days at 66-68* in primary
FG: 1.014-1.016

Racked to secondary for 7 days at 68-70*

Bottled- bottle conditioned for 2-3 weeks

Coastarine 06-03-2008 10:24 PM

According to beersmith, 2-row (a base malt) needs to be mashed...I'm not sure if your grain did much for your beer. Maybe someone more experienced can clear that up, I'm not entirely sure of the difference between a grain that need to be mashed and grains that don't.

dunleav1 09-25-2008 12:16 AM

Recipe question
Will Jamison, PA water tap do ? :mug:

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