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Sparetire Amber

Sparetire Amber

American Amber Ale • All Grain • 6 gal


My signature Amber and a must have.

April 1, 2008  09:25pm

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Ingredients (All Grain6 gal)

  • 11 lbs American 2-row

    American 2-row

    Yields a slightly higher extract than Six Rox brewers Malt. Tends to give a smoother, less grainy flavored beer. Some brewers claim they can detect a significant difference in flavor. Lower protein and will yield a lower color than Six-Row Brewers Malt

  • .50 lbs Crystal Malt 60°L

    Crystal Malt 60°L

    Sweet caramel flavor, deep golden to red color. For dark amber and brown ales.

  • 1 lbs Medium Crystal Malt;Simpsons

    Medium Crystal Malt;Simpsons

    Ale colour and flavour adjustment tailored to requirement.

  • 0.5 lbs Torrified Wheat

    Torrified Wheat

    Helps head retention and mouthfeel, used in some pale ales.

  • 0.5 oz Galena -13.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min


    Neutral. This hop can be very bitter, but blends well with finishing hops. Used in American ales and lagers, but suitable for all beer styles. Aroma is medium but pleasant.

  • 0.5 oz Liberty -4.0 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min


    Used mainly for finishing German and American style ales and lagers. Aroma is mild and pleasant.

  • 1.0 oz Cascade -5.5 AA% pellets; boiled 5 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • Wyeast1056American Ale™

    Wyeast1056American 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: 1.052 1.045 -1.060
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 1.010 -1.015
Color: 13.4 SRM 10 -17
Alcohol: 5.3% ABV 4.5% -6%
Bitterness: 31.4 IBU 25 -40


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