Ainsworth's Amber Ale

A Homebrew Beer Recipe

Style (BJCP): 
06B. American Pale Ales - American Amber Ale
Extract Ingredients: 

6.6 lbs Pilsen Liquid Malt Extract
12 oz. Honey Malt
12 oz Crystal 60 Malt
12 oz Crystal 80 Malt
12 oz White Wheat Malt

.5 oz Citra Hops @ 60 minutes
.5 oz Cascade Hops @ 45 Minutes
.5 oz Cascade Hops @ 20 Minutes
.5 oz Citra Hops @ 1 Minutes

Cooper's Dry Ale Yeast, Safale Us-05 or American 1056 Yeast

Extract Instructions: 

Heat 2.5 quarts of water to 165F. Add grains to bag and steep for 40 minutes, holding temperature around 155F. Rinse (sparge) grains with about 3 quarts of water at 150F. Let drip and remove grains. Add water to increase volume to reach 3-4 gallons. Bring to boil. Turn off heat while you add half of the liquid malt extract (LME), and stir until dissolved. Return to boil Start 60 minute timer. Add hops according to schedule above. At 15 minutes before end of boil, add the rest of the LME (turning off burner until dissolved to avoid scorching).

Cool to 75F and pour into fermenter. Add clean, cool water to bring volume to 5 gallons. Aerate and pitch yeast. When fermentation is complete, rack into secondary for another week to age (optional). Bottle following normal bottling procedure.

All Grain Ingredients: 

8.8 lbs Premium Two Row Malt
12 oz. Honey Malt
12 oz Crystal 60 Malt
12 oz Crystal 80 Malt
12 oz White Wheat Malt

.5 oz Citra Hops @ 60 minutes
.5 oz Cascade Hops @ 45 Minutes
.5 oz Cascade Hops @ 20 Minutes
.5 oz Citra Hops @ 1 Minutes

Safale Us-05 or American 1056 Yeast

All Grain Instructions: 

Mash at 150 for 90 minutes using your preferred method of sparging.

Volume in US Gallons: 
5.00gal
Final Gravity: 
1.01
Original Gravity: 
1.06
SRM (color): 
13
IBU: 
31
Official HBX Recipe: 
Yes
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