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Fat tire amber ale clone

Fat tire amber ale clone

American Amber Ale • All Grain • 5 gal

burntdog

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January 27, 2008  09:44am

4.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 8.6250 lbs English 2-row Pale

    English 2-row Pale

    All English Ales. Workhorse of British Brewing. Infusion Mash.

  • .5 lbs Weyermann CaraRed®; Weyermann

    Weyermann CaraRed®; Weyermann

    Red Ale, Red Lager, Scottish Ale, Amber Wheat, Bock Beer, Brown Ale, Alt Beer

  • .5 lbs German Light Munich

    German Light Munich

    For a desired malty, nutty flavor. Lagers, Oktoberfests and bock beer.

  • .5 lbs Belgian Cara-Pils

    Belgian Cara-Pils

    Significantly increases foam/head retention and body of the beer.

  • .3750 lbs Belgian Biscuit

    Belgian Biscuit

    Warm baked biscuit flavor and aroma. Increases body. Use in Belgian beers.

  • .0625 lbs American Chocolate Malt

    American Chocolate Malt

    Use in all types to adjust color and add nutty, toasted flavor. Chocolate flavor.

  • 1 oz Cascade - 4.6 AA% pellets; boiled 90 min

    Cascade

    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • 0.50 oz Willamette - 4.6 AA% pellets; boiled 20 min

    Willamette

    This hop is used for finishing and dry hopping American and British style ales. Aroma is mild and pleasant ans slightly spicy

  • 0.50 oz Willamette - 4.6 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    Willamette

    This hop is used for finishing and dry hopping American and British style ales. Aroma is mild and pleasant ans slightly spicy

  • 0.5 g Half a tablet of Irish Moss 20min before the boil end - (omitted from calculations)

    Half a tablet of Irish Moss 20min before the boil end

  • Wyeast 1056 American Ale™

    Wyeast 1056 American Ale™

    Used commercially for several classic American ales. This strain ferments dry, finishes soft, smooth and dean, and is very well balanced.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 10 - American Ale

Subcategory: B - American Amber Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.049 1.045 - 1.060
Terminal Gravity: 1.011 1.010 - 1.015
Color: 12.1 SRM 10 - 17
Alcohol: 4.9% ABV 4.5% - 6%
Bitterness: 29.8 IBU 25 - 40

Discussion

burntdog

very palatable beer,

2008-03-08 8:31pm

Very drinkable beer. Medium bodied. Cannot compare to Fat tire's beer due to the stupid oklahoma laws which keeps it from being sold here.

burntdog

very good

2008-07-11 11:08am

Taste is almost exact at a side by side comparison. The noticable differences are that mine is a little darker and has more carbonation than the original.

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