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Old 01-01-2012, 12:02 AM   #1
bstacy1974
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Dec 2010
Fairbanks, AK
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Looking for opinions. I've brewed this twice and really like it. The official beer of Alaska is Alaskan Amber. Its good, but there's an after taste that I don't like. I found an AK Amber clone recipe and tweaked it a bit. I used BrewTarget to create this recipe.

House Amber - Northern German Altbier
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Batch Size 5 gal
Boil Size 5.75 gal
Boil Time 1 hr
Efficiency 70%
OG 1.053
FG 1.013
ABV 5.1%
Bitterness 25.6 IBU
Color 15 SRM

Fermentables
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Name Type Amount Mashed Late Yield Color
Pale Malt 2 row Grain 3.5 lb Yes 79% 2 L
Munich Malt Grain 3.0 lb Yes 75% 20 L
Crystal Malt Grain 1 lb Yes 75% 20 L
Crystal Malt Grain 0.5 lb (8 oz) Yes 74% 80 L
Amber Liquid Extract Extract 1.8 lb No Yes 78% 13 L
Total Grain: 8.0 lb
Total Extract: 1.8 lb

Hops
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Name Alpha Amount Time Form IBU
Cascade 6.0% 0.5 oz 1 hr Pellet 11.6
Spalt 5.5% 0.5 oz 30 mins Pellet 8.2
Cascade 6.0% 0.5 oz 15 mins Pellet 5.8

Misc
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Name Type Use Amount Time
Irish Moss Fining Boil 0.5 teaspoon 15 mins

Yeast
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Name Type Form Amount Stage
Safale S-05 Ale Dry 2.232 tsp Primary

Mash
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Name Type Amount Target Time
Conversion Infusion 3.5 gal 155 F 1 hr
Batch Sparge Infusion 3.3 gal 165.2 F 15 mins

Fermentation
3 weeks at 65F.
3 weeks in a bottle with enough priming sugar for 2.5 volumes



 
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