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This recipe is designed to make a moderately strong Amber Lager that is light amber in color. Fermentables include Dextrin Malt. It uses Continental hops dosed for hop-malt balance, with additions for bittering only. The American Lager yeast contributes a bold, complex and aromatic presence with a good depth of flavor.
4.75 lbs of Extra Light Dry Malt Extract
1.75 lbs of Dextrin Malt
Continental (Saaz, Hallertauer, Tettnanger, Spalt - 5 % AA, pellet)
2 oz for 60 min. (bittering)
Wyeast 2035 North American Lager - 1 packet
Extract and Specialty Grain Brewing
Steep specialty grain in brewpot at 150 °F for 20-30 minutes, then remove.
Add extract and boil wort for 60 minutes.
Add hops during boil as scheduled.
Estimated total brewing time = 90 minutes.
Primary Fermentation - 14 days at 45 °F.
Secondary Fermentation - 28 days at 35 °F.
0.5 cup of Extra Light Dry Malt Extract for moderate carbonation.
A total of 53 bottles of 12 oz size are needed.
14 days at 45 °F.
45 - 50 °F.
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