American Amber Ale Recipe - Hillcrest Amber Ale

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Hillcrest Amber Ale

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6 Gallon(s)
7 Gallon(s)
60 min
75%
This recipe is very similar to New Year Amber Ale brewed in January, 2021 (outdoors in the snow!). Ingredients cost at Grape & Grains in Greenville was about $50. Welcoming my new brew buddy, Doug Hubbard who is assisting me today.

This recipe was cloned from New Year Amber Ale.

Fermentables

11% - Crystal 40L - CA
1
34
40
Steep
6% - Crystal 120L - CA
0.5
33
120
Steep
6% - Victory Malt - US
0.5
34
28
Steep
78% - Dry Malt Extract - Light - US
7
44
8
Extract

Hops

Magnum
1
Pellet
Boil
60 min(s)
11.3
33.6
Cascade
0.5
Pellet
Boil
10 min(s)
7.2
3.9
Centennial
0.5
Pellet
Boil
10 min(s)
9.5
5.1

Yeast

Fermentis Safale US-05
81%

Other Stuff

Whirlflock-T tablet
0.5
each
FlameOut

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
To 7 gallons of water in the brew kettle, add steeping grains in a bag and bring to 170'F
2.
Turn off heat, add DME & fully dissolve then bring to boil (will take about 20min)
3.
Add Magnum at 60 minutes; then Cascade, Centennial and 1/2 Whirlflock tablet at 10min
4.
Cool to 68'F, take OG reading, pitch, aerate and ferment in primary for 1 week
5.
Rack to secondary and ferment an additional week
6.
Prime with 3/4 cup priming sugar in 500mL water (microwaved 4min) and bottle as usual

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Recipe Facts

Hillcrest Amber Ale
American Amber Ale
  • 6.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 7.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 60  min Boil Time
  • 1.057 OG
  • 1.011 FG
  • 42.6 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.75 BG:GU
  • 15.0° SRM Color
  • 75% Efficiency
  • 6.0% ABV Alcohol
  • 190 per 12oz Calories
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