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

ABV: 6.79%

IBU: 39.11

SRM: 9.92


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

Form: Liquid

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.