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Old 10-17-2005, 10:57 PM   #1
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Default Amber/Red ale from extract?

If a guy was going to make a batch of malt-extract based beer, and wanted some kind of red/amber ale, what's an easy recipe? Papazian suggests amber malt extract and a little bit of roasted barley. Anyone tried it that way?

Any favorite brands of extract?

Primary: Lager

Secondary: Sangiovese, Honey Nut Brown, some Pilsner/ale kinda thing that just won't quit...

Tar Sands Porter, Special Dark Bitter,Oaky Red ale, Hammer & Tongs Black Ale, Black Draught, Cooper's Bitter, Baron's Pilsner
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Old 10-18-2005, 01:09 AM   #2
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I did a hoppy red extract ale that turned out excellent. Here's a link to it. You could always back off on the hops.

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I've used Williams Brewing's American Red extract with good success. No adjunt grains needed.
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Old 10-18-2005, 04:11 PM   #4
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I've got a batch of EDME Devilishly Red Ale brewing now. Already hopped. Ask me in about a month how it turns out.
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