Recipe does not conform to the American Amber Ale style.
Ended up with more water than anticipated. Ran spreadsheet calculation with .125gal/lb of grain for absorption ratio and still ended up with too much water. Consider lowering this quantity to .1 for the next brew!
Flavor after kegging and carbonation was def on the hoppy side and more bitter than the original. Yeast has not settled out completely and beer has a bit of a haze. Malt still comes through to enhance the body. Stick to 3/4 oz for the 60 min hop and use that 1/4 oz to add to the aroma hop next time. All in all pretty good with minor room for improvement.
|8.75 lb||Crisp Pale Ale Malt||Any||Mash||34||3 °L|
|1.0 lb||Munich Malt 10L||Briess||Mash||35||10 °L|
|0.5 lb||Crystal 75L||Any||Mash||34||75 °L|
|0.38 lb||Victory® Malt||Briess||Mash||34||28 °L|
|0.05 lb||Maltoferm||Any||Boil||34||3500 °L|
|1.0 oz||Target (UK)||60 min||Boil||Pellet||11.0%|
|0.5 oz||Willamette (US)||10 min||Boil||Pellet||4.0%|
|0.5 oz||Kent Golding (UK)||1 min||Boil||Pellet||4.5%|
|California Ale Yeast||White Labs WLP001||71.0%|
|Step||Heat Source||Target Temp||Time|
|Saccharification Rest||Infusion||154.0 °F||120 min|
|Mash-Out||Decoction||154.0 °F||30 min|