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  • Dark-Munich Amber Ale

    A lovely copper colored malty ale with a well-balanced American hop character.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Mild / Red / Brown Ales

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: All grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Staff


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    9.0 lbs Synergy Select Pilsen Malt Mash Grain Base
    2.2 lbs Dark Munich Malt 30L Mash Grain Kilned, Munich
    0.5 oz Centennial Hops (4.5% AAU) 60 min boil
    0.5 oz Centennial Hops (4.5% AAU) 15 min boil
    0.5 oz Cascade Hops (6.3% AAU) 15 min boil
    1 pack WLP001 California Ale Yeast Fermenter


    1. Mash Grains in 3.5 gallons of water at 153-155ºF for 60 minutes
    2. Sparge grain with 170ºF water to obtain desired pre-boil kettle volume
    3. Bring to boil
    4. Add 0.5 oz Centennial Hops
    5. Boil for 45 minutes
    6. Add 0.5 oz Centennial Hops and Cascade Hops
    7. Boil 15 minutes
    8. Turn heat off and cool wort to 68ºF
    9. Transfer to fermenter
    10. Pitch one pack of WLP001 California Ale Yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 66-70ºF

    Secondary Fermentation:

    Fermentation Notes: Force carbonate, or bottle condition with dissolved priming sugar and 1/4 packet of WLP001 California Ale Yeast for 2-3 weeks

    Original Gravity: 1.060

    Final Gravity: 1.015

    Alcohol by Weight:

    Alcohol by Volume: 5.9%

    IBU: 15

    Color: 14 SRM