American Amber Ale – All Grain

Statistics

General Info

Based upon West Coast Blaster from Brewing Classic Styles. I made it my own a bit with the addition of wheat malt and use of Magnum and Amarillo hops.

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
16.75 pounds American Pale Malt (2-Row) 62%
1.75 pounds German Dark Munich Malt 6.5%
2.30 pounds Crystal Malt 40L 8.5%
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 120L 3.7%
0.75 pounds American Victory Malt 2.8%
0.45 pounds British Pale Chocolate 1.7%
4.00 pounds American Wheat Malt 14.8%
27.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%

Hops

Amount Hop Time AA
2.10 ounces Magnum 60 min 13.5%
1.50 ounces Amarillo 10 min 8.2%
2.00 ounces Centennial 10 min 9.0%
1.50 ounces Amarillo 0 min 8.2%
2.00 ounces Centennial 0 min 9.0%
9.10 ounces Total Hop Weight

Yeasts

Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
California Ale White Labs WLP001 2000 ml

Equipment Profile Converted Keg, 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Notes:

Converted 15.5 gallon/59 liter keg boil kettle for full boil with a 10 gallon/38 liter cooler as a mash/lauter tun.

Mash Profile

Notes:

Water Profile Denver, Colorado

Procedure

  • Single infusion mash at 153°F
  • Ferment at 67°F until finished.
  • Carbonate to 2.3 volumes

Fermentation and Aging

Primary:
14 days @ 67° F
Secondary:
21 days @ 67° F
Age:
7 days @ 50° F

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Brew Day Data

  Target Actual Notes
Str Water Amt: 9                                                                                                                 
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Sp Water Amt: 10.2    
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Pre-Boil Amt: 12.4    
Post-Boil Amt: 10    
Boil Time: 90    
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