American Amber Ale – All Grain

Statistics

General Info

This is a small beer derived from the second runnings of the Hecubus barleywine. All grain amounts are approximate for calculation purposes only. Your results may vary.

Extract

Amount Extract % of Grist
0.75 pounds LME - Light 8.8%
0.75 pounds Total Extract Weight 8.8% of grist

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
6.00 pounds American Pale Malt (2-Row) 70.1%
0.50 pounds Honey Malt 5.8%
0.25 pounds Crystal Malt 10L 2.9%
0.25 pounds Crystal Malt 40L 2.9%
0.50 pounds Crystal Malt 60L 5.8%
0.25 pounds Belgian Biscuit Malt 2.9%
0.06 pounds British Chocolate Malt 0.7%
7.81 pounds Total Grain Weight 91.2%

Adjuncts

Amount Adjunct
0.50 pounds Brown Sugar (Light)

Hops

Amount Hop Time AA
0.75 ounces Magnum 60 min 13.2%
0.50 ounces Golding 20 min 3.5%
0.50 ounces Golding 3 min 3.5%
1.75 ounces Total Hop Weight

Yeasts

Name Lab/Manufacturer Form Amount
California Ale (WLP001) White Labs Liquid Slurry

Mash Infusion

Step Description Temp. Time
Mash In 155° F 5 min.
Infusion Single infusion. 152° F 60 min.
Sparge Batch sparge 2x. 170° F 40 min.

Procedure

  • Single infusion mash at 152° for 60 minutes.
  • 60 minute boil, adding hops according to schedule.
  • Ferment at 65-68° for 7-14 days.
  • Condition at 50-55° for 35 days.

Fermentation and Aging

Primary:
7 days @ 65° F
Secondary:
7 days @ 65° F
Age:
35 days @ 55° F

Hecubus, Jr.

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Brew Day Data

  Target Actual Notes
Str Water Amt: 2.6                                                                                                                 
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Sp Water Amt: 6.8    
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Pre-Boil Amt: 6.7    
Post-Boil Amt: 5    
Boil Time: 60    
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