Sprecher Amber Clone - Ale Style - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Homebrew Ale Recipes > Sprecher Amber Clone - Ale Style

Thread Tools
Old 07-07-2007, 05:27 PM   #1
uwmgdman's Avatar
Feb 2006
Oregon, WI
Posts: 687
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Recipe Type: Partial Mash   
Yeast: Wyeat 1056   
Yeast Starter: If you want.   
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.75   
Original Gravity: 1.048   
Final Gravity: 1.012   
IBU: 22   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 11 SRM   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 65F 7 Days   
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 65F 14 Days   

This beer was made as a partial mash with late extract addition and a smaller boil volume, adjust hopping accordingly! This brew turned out great, I've yet to do a side by side with the real thing. They won't be exact since I used 1056 not lager yeast, but from memory it comes plenty close. FWIW, my boil volume was 3.5 gallons.

Partial Mash:
4.0 lb Maris Otter 3.0L 38 ppg
0.5 lb Munich 8L 35 ppg
0.5 lb Caravienna 22L 35 ppg
0.5 lb Crystal 120L 33 ppg

Mash at 155F for 45 mins and then batch sparge, I used 1.2 qts/lb for the mash.

1.25 oz Cascade Pellets 5.8%AA 60 min
1.oo oz Mt. Hood Pellets 4.2%AA 2 min

3lb Briess Pilsen DME - 15 min remaining

1 tsp Irish Moss -15 min.

4.8% ABV.

A tasty brew! I will do a side by side sometime soon!

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
brewers best amber cerveza style XX yeasty Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 01-24-2009 01:28 AM
Clone Recipe needed for Sprecher Abbey Tripel jay075j Recipes/Ingredients 1 12-03-2008 02:52 AM
American Amber; one style I've never done Soulive Recipes/Ingredients 15 10-30-2008 06:15 PM
Where does Amber Ale belong on the style chart? jgohean General Beer Discussion 12 09-20-2008 03:22 PM
amber? Is it really a seperate style? Zymurgrafi General Beer Discussion 7 10-20-2007 04:04 AM

Forum Jump