Walt's American Colonial Ale

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: OUDRANK12 (Shared)
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Brewer: Walt Benoit
Batch Size: 5.50 galStyle: American Amber Ale (10B)
Boil Size: 7.43 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 13.7 SRMEquipment: My Equipment Stainless Steel Keg (15 Gal) -Igloo Cooler (10 Gal ) All Grain
Bitterness: 28.9 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.060 (14.6° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Full Body, No Mash Out
Est FG: 1.016 SG (4.1° P)Fermentation: My Aging Profile
ABV: 5.7%Taste Rating: 45.0

Amount Name Type #
9 lbs 15.97 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 2
1 lbs Honey Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 3
1 lbs 0.01 oz Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 4
1 lbs 0.01 oz Special Roast (50.0 SRM) Grain 5
1.00 oz Northern Brewer GR Type 90 [9.0%] - Boil 60 min Hops 6
1.00 oz Glacier Whole Leaf [5.6%] - Boil 5 min Hops 7
1.0 pkgs American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) Yeast 8

Taste Notes

A great tasting and simple to brew American Ale in the traditional style.


Easy to brew - just used a simple infusion mash. I was surprised with this brew as it came out nice and smooth with a hint of hops. A fine traditional ale. I believe the nice malty flavor comes from the caramunich malt

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