Here is an Abita Amber clone. It is a lager, but you could probably use a Kolsch, Alt, or clean American yeast strain. I think you could make this an all extract recipe very easily. Also, I am not sure where you order your ingredients but this might work well: Austin Homebrew Supply
Originally Posted by DraconianHand
8 oz. US Crystal 40L
4 oz. Munich malt
1 oz. US chocolate malt
2.25 lb American 2-Row malt
4 lb pale liquid malt extract
1/3 oz. Chinook Hops
1/4 oz. Perle Hops
1/4 oz. Crystal Hops
1 tsp. Irish Moss
1.25 cups of ultra light dry malt extract
Water to taste
Mash all malts and specialty grains at 150F for 90 minutes.
Bring brewpot to boil
Sparge with 1/2 gallon of 150F water and add sparge water to brewpot.
Bring water to a boil, remove from the heat and add: Malt Extract Syrup, Chinook Hops and enough water to bring total volume to 2.5 gallons
Boil for 45 minutes, then add: Crystal Hops and Irish Moss
Boil for 10 minutes, then add: Perle Hops
Boil for 5 minutes, then remove brewpot from heat.
Cool wort, then strain into the primary fermenter and add cold water to obtain 5 1/8 gallons total volume.
Pitch yeast at 65F and keep at 60-62F until fermentation starts
2308 - 47-52F for 4 weeks then 57-62F for remainder of fermentation
2206 - 47-52F for entire time
Ferment 7 days or until fermentation slows
Rack and keep in secondary fermenter for 5 weeks.
1.25 cup of Light DME in two cups of boiled water