Home Brew Forums > Recipe Database > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Amber Hybrid Beer > Motueka Amber Ale (Sommergarten)

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-31-2013, 12:56 AM   #1
Beernik
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: salt lake city, ut
Posts: 3,538
Liked 497 Times on 364 Posts
Likes Given: 36

Default Motueka Amber Ale (Sommergarten)

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Wyeast 1318 - London Ale III
Yeast Starter: No
Batch Size (Gallons): 4 or 5 (see note)
Original Gravity: 1.059
Final Gravity: 1.017
IBU: 35
Boiling Time (Minutes): 90
Color: 15L
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 4 weeks
Tasting Notes: Summertime Amber Ale based upon Uinta\'s SUM\'R but darker & with different hops

Sommergarten is my nickname for this beer because its based upon Uinta Brewing's SUM'R ale

Fermentables
7lbs Belgian 2 Row
1.5lbs Crystal 60L
12oz Torrified Wheat
6oz Biscuit

Hops*
0.5oz Motueka (7.4%AA) @ 60 minutes
0.5oz Motueka (7.4%AA) @ 40 minutes
0.35oz Motueka (7.4%AA) @ 20 minutes
0.35oz Motueka (7.4%AA) @ 5 minutes
0.3oz Motueka (7.4%AA) @ flameout
1oz Strisselspalt (2.3%) @ flameout

Misc
Irish Moss

Mash
Rests at
125F for 30 minutes
149F for 60 minutes
mashout at 168F

Boil
90 minutes

Yeast
Wyeast 1318 - London Ale III

Notes
This was originally intended to be a sessionable 5 gallon beer with a 60 minute boil. I screwed up the mash by way overshooting my 149F rest. I added ice to cool it off and got worried that I added too much water so I extended the boil to 90 minutes and ended up a gallon short.

It still works great as a higher strength amber. The Motueka hops come across as spicy and limey. The Strisselspalt increases the overall apparent hoppiness of the beer.

Also, the beer is a little bit darker than it appears in the picture. I was trying to get it against a white background and the sunlight bleached out the colors a little.

*Hops - The Strisselspalt isn't necessary. But I needed to kill off an ounce that was getting rather old.
Click image for larger version

Name:	amber-ale.jpg
Views:	726
Size:	76.1 KB
ID:	138409  
__________________
It's a bad sign when you're going away party resembles an open casket funeral where everyone showed up to make sure the body really is in the coffin.

Last edited by Beernik; 08-10-2013 at 04:51 AM. Reason: Forgot to include the yeast
Beernik is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2013, 04:47 AM   #2
NewWestBrewer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: New Westminster
Posts: 394
Liked 55 Times on 46 Posts
Likes Given: 133

Default


What yeast did u use?
__________________
Fermenter #1: Kona Pale Ale
Fermenter #2: Air
Fermenter #3: Air
Bottled:
NewWestBrewer is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2013, 04:49 AM   #3
Beernik
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: salt lake city, ut
Posts: 3,538
Liked 497 Times on 364 Posts
Likes Given: 36

Default


Oh, I forgot to put it in the recipe. I'll go back and add it.

It was Wyeast 1318 - London Ale III.
__________________
It's a bad sign when you're going away party resembles an open casket funeral where everyone showed up to make sure the body really is in the coffin.
Beernik is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2013, 10:41 PM   #4
Beernik
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: salt lake city, ut
Posts: 3,538
Liked 497 Times on 364 Posts
Likes Given: 36

Default


I've been thinking about the yeast I used some more:

London Ale III is a low attenuating yeast. Even though this beer got 70% attenuation with a 149F mash, a stout I used it in got 60% attenuation with a 154F mash.

I'm thinking the next time I brew with London Ale III, I'm going to mash at 145F to help ensure I get good attenuation.
__________________
It's a bad sign when you're going away party resembles an open casket funeral where everyone showed up to make sure the body really is in the coffin.
Beernik is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 04:29 PM   #5
skitter
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 631
Liked 43 Times on 36 Posts
Likes Given: 74

Default


I will be trying this next, I kept the grain bill the same but modified the hop additions to match my tastes. Staying with Motueka though, just did a light ale with honey malt using Motueka that worked really well.
skitter is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 11:02 PM   #6
Beernik
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: salt lake city, ut
Posts: 3,538
Liked 497 Times on 364 Posts
Likes Given: 36

Default


Cool.

Let me know how it turns out.
__________________
It's a bad sign when you're going away party resembles an open casket funeral where everyone showed up to make sure the body really is in the coffin.
Beernik is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Motueka Hops. Anyone used them? beergolf Recipes/Ingredients 34 08-01-2015 01:07 PM
Motueka Hops? Where are they? Kmcogar General Beer Discussion 19 04-30-2013 10:03 PM
Motueka Hops ThePonchoKid General Beer Discussion 3 02-26-2013 12:58 AM
Motueka hops av8rick Recipes/Ingredients 0 12-30-2012 05:03 PM
Help with Sorachi Ace and Motueka vt_cbg Recipes/Ingredients 2 08-29-2012 08:30 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS