American Amber Ale All-Grain Template

American-Style Amber/Red Ale - All Grain

Recipe Description

This recipe is a base template for the American-Style Amber/Red Ale style. While you are welcome to brew this recipe as is it's intended to be used as a starting point for creating your own recipe.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 6 gal (22.7 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 6 lbs (2.72 kg) 2-Row Malt (2 °L)
  • 1 lbs (0.45 kg) Amber Malt (22 °L)
  • 2 lbs (0.91 kg) Crystal 40 (40 °L)
  • After Boil
  • 4 oz (113.4 g) Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0 °L)
  • Hops
  • 0.75 oz (21.26 g) Centennial 10.5% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1 tsp (4.93 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
  • Yeast
  • American Ale Yeast (Wyeast 1056) (Liquid)

Directions

Infusion Step: Mash at 153 °F (67 °C) for 60 minutes.

Single infusion mash. Add hops and irish moss at times indicated. Cool and pitch yeast.

Corn sugar is for bottle priming.

Hold in primary fermentor for 14 days at 66 °F (19 °C).

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.

If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by May 16, 2014. Start brewing this recipe.