Amber Honey Ale is a dark amber color , nice malt flavor , great hop flavor and aroma not very bitter excellent mouth feel nice head retention surprisingly smooth definitely a winner.
5 Gallon all grain
9 lbs. 2-row Pale Malt
1/2 lb. Honey Malt
1 Pound 20L Crystal
1 Pound 80L Crystal
1 oz. Fuggle Hops (bittering) 60 Minute (Bittering)
1 oz. Amarillo Hops (aroma) 15 Minute (Flavor)
1 oz. Amarillo Hops (aroma) 1 Minute (Aroma)
1-2 pounds honey at the last 2-5 minutes of the boil.
1 Tbs. Irish Moss (15 minutes)
California Ale Yeast Wlp001
Heat 3.75 gallons of strike water to mash in at 164 degrees and rest for 30 min. Double check that mash temperature has stabilize at 150-152 degrees. Vorlauf (recirculate) until clear, then run off, sparging with 170 degree water (about 4.75 gallons)(heat a lit bit extra sparge water( 1 gallon) just in case you need it.) to collect a total of 6.25 gallons of wort. Bring the wort to a boil, set a timer for 60 minutes, and add one ounce of the Fuggle hops. When there are 15 minutes remaining on the timer, add one ounce of the Willamette hops and the reconstituted Irish Moss. Add the remaining Willamette hops at the last minute of the boil. After boiling, cool to 80 degrees or less before pitching the yeast. Aerate well and ferment at 68-70 degrees Fahrenheit.
O.G. = 1.060-1.062
F.G. = 1.010-1.012
ABV = 6.3-6.6%