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  • Training Wheels Ale

    An amber ale that is simple enough for the novice brewer and delicious enough for the experienced taster.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Mild / Red / Brown Ales

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: Extract only

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    3.3 lbs CBW® Sparkling Amber LME Extract, LME
    3.3 lbs CBW® Munich LME Extract, LME
    1 oz Willamette (5.0% AA hop) 60 minute boil
    0.5 oz Willamette (5.0% AA hop) 20 minute boil
    0.5 oz Willamette (5.0% AA hop) 1 minute boil
    1 vial WLP051 California Ale V Yeast
    1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient 10 minute boil


    1. Bring water to boil
    2. Remove from heat, add extract and first hop addition
    3. Boil 40 minutes, add second hop addition
    4. Boil 19 minutes, add final hop addition
    5. Boil 1 minute
    6. Cool to 66ºF, oxygenate wort
    7. Pitch 1 vial WLP051 California Ale V Yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 2-3 weeks at 68ºF

    Secondary Fermentation:

    Fermentation Notes:

    Original Gravity: 1.046

    Final Gravity: 1.012

    Alcohol by Weight: 3.6%

    Alcohol by Volume: 4.1%

    IBU: 20

    Color: 42