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[clone] Anchor Amber Ale Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.064
FG1.012
IBU43
ABV6.70 %
SRM8
BJCP Style
06C. American Pale Ales, California Common Beer
Description
This recipe was offered in 1986 by the now-defunct Home Brewer shop in San Jose, California, as the best approximation to Anchor Steam possible with home-brew-scale extract brewing.
Submitted by jsmith43 on 01-Feb-2006

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes
Awards
Boil Volume 5.50 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast lager yeast (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation plastic, 7 days
Secondary Fermentation glass, 14 days
Other Fermentation
Procedure Pour 1 gallon water into brewpot. Crush grains and add to brewpot. Bring to boil. Remove grains. Add malt extract. Add 1/3 of the boiling hops. After 20 minutes, add another 1/3 of hops. After another 20 minutes add the last 1/3 of hops. After another 20 minutes, remove from heat and add finishing hops. Cover wort. Pour 3 gallons cold water into fermenter. Strain wort into fermenter along with enough water to make 5-1/2 gallons. Pitch yeast and put in blowoff tube or airlock. alpha Fuggles (end of boil) suitable ale yeast
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.044 1.064 1.055
FG 1.011 1.012 1.014
IBU 35 43 45
SRM 8 8 14
ABV 4 6.70 5.5
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
93.3 % 7.00 Light Dry Malt Extract 47.3 2.0
6.7 % 0.50 Crystal 80L 2.2 80.0
  7.50     49.4  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
66.7 % 2.00 Northern Brewer Pellet 10.0 20.0 20 0.143 42.8
33.3 % 1.00 Cascade Whole/Plug 5.6 5.6 0.000 0.0
  3.00               43.0