Abe’s Boys Amber Ale
Brew Method: All Grain
Style Name: American Amber Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons
Boil Size: 6.2 gallons
Boil Gravity: 1.060
Efficiency: 78% (brew house)
Original Gravity: 1.067
Final Gravity: 1.016
10 lb - GB - Pale Malt, Maris Otter (72.7%)
3 lb - DE - Munich Malt (21.8%)
12 oz - US - Crystal 40, 2-Row, (Great Western) (5.5%)
0.5 oz - Magnum, Type: Pellet, AA: 13.2 Boil for 60 min
1 oz - Lemondrop, Type: Pellet, AA: 5.2 Boil for 30 min
1 oz - Lemondrop, Type: Pellet, AA: 5.2 Boil for 10 min
Infusion, Temp: 156 F, Time: 60 min, Amount: 17.2 qt, Mash In
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090
Starter: Yes, 1.5 L
Fermentation Temp: 66 F
KEG: 12.5 PSI
CO2 Level: 2.3 Volumes
I made this beer for my holiday gift for my friends. It was good but a little sweet in my opinion. Next time I want to add more hops and see what a difference it can make. The San Diego Super yeast was great as usual! It chewed through the wort SUPER quick and cleared out even faster.
Appearance: Amber color with red/brown hue. White/tan head.
Aroma: Malty, little hop aroma, slight citrus/lemon on the nose with some nice toffee notes.
Flavor: Malt forward with a nice hop bitterness to balance everything out.
Mouthfeel: Medium/Full body.