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  • Ambree Biere de Garde

    A traditional farmhouse yeast strain is paired with Brettanomyces to create a complex flavor profile with a moderate level of sourness in this Belgian Farmhouse Ale.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Belgian / French Ales

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: Extract with grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    6.6 lbs CBW® Golden Light LME Extract, LME
    1 lb CBW® Sparkling Amber DME Extract, DME
    0.75 lb Sugar (Cane)
    1 oz Sterling (7.0% AA hop) 60 min boil
    0.5 oz Northern Brewer (8.0% AA hop) 10 min boil
    2 vials WLP670 American Farmhouse Blend
    1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient


    1. Bring water to a boil
    2. Remove from heat, add extract, sugar, and first hop addition
    3. Boil 50 minutes, add final hop addition
    4. Boil 10 minutes
    5. Cool to 72ºF, oxygenate wort
    6. Pitch 1.5 vials WLP670 American Farmhouse Blend

    Primary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 72ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: 2-4 weeks

    Fermentation Notes: Force carbonate or bottle condition with 1/4 vial WLP670 American Farmhouse Blend

    Original Gravity: 1.060º Plato

    Final Gravity: 1.011º Plato

    Alcohol by Weight: 5.2%

    Alcohol by Volume: 6.5%

    IBU: 26

    Color: 12º Lovibond