Ralph's Winter Amber

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: Gymrat (Shared)
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Brewer: Roger
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: American Amber Ale (10B)
Boil Size: 5.70 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 15.5 SRMEquipment: My Equipment
Bitterness: 31.1 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.049 (12.1° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Est FG: 1.011 SG (2.8° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 4.9%Taste Rating: 30.0

Ingredients
Amount Name Type #
5 lbs Munich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM) Grain 1
3 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 2
8.00 oz Aromatic Malt (26.0 SRM) Grain 3
8.00 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 4
2.00 oz Black Barley (Stout) (500.0 SRM) Grain 5
1.00 oz Sterling [7.0%] - First Wort Hops 6
1 pkgs Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) Yeast 7

Taste Notes

The first week or two in the bottle tasted just like Sam Adams Octoberfest. Even when tasted side by side. As it matured it took on a smoother, yet very slightly toasty, flavor. Has become better tasting than SA Octoberfest.