The Mule - American Amber Ale - All Grain Recipe Kit is named in honour of our co-founder Gus who has 'muled' some awesome ales across the Pacific Ocean from the Pacific NW to SoCal, USA 'back home' to Melbourne, AU much to our drinking delight :-) The Mule American Amber Ale is based loosely on a favourite US Craft Amber Ale of Gus' Anderson Valley Boont Amber Ale . Taking a few clues from The Jamil Show – Can You Brew It on the real deal and adding a few of our own twists in the tail we came up with this take on an American classic Amber Ale and we rather like it! Hope you do too and if you brew it please do feel free to share with us your thoughts and feedback and ideas – cheers!
Fly sparge with 3.03 gal water at 168 F / 11.5 litres of water at 76 C
Fermentation & Storage & Serving:
Two stage Ale ferment – we will leave you to pick what works best for your brewery. Fermentation can be completed in 4 days above 18°C. Recommend pitching according to manufacturer's instructions on reverse of packet at rate of 2 packets of dried yeast to 23L of fresh cooled wort or a single pitch of GigaYeast. Start fermentation at 18°C and let it free ride up towards 20°C before racking and dry hopping for 72 hours after primary fermentation, then chilling to clear up and drop out the yeast in the secondary fermenter.
Keg or Bottle carbonate to 2.5 volumes of C02 age for 14-30 days and serve in a delightful ale glass – cheers!
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Review by Dave F. on 9 Jun 2016review stating Customer review
Finally a beer I made that impressed everyone, including myself. I made the mule American amber ale as my 4th attempt at all grain beer. Previous attempts were average and I'm still learning. However, as soon as I kegged this one, I knew from smelling and tasting the wort from the fermenter knew there was going to something special here, and I was right. After about a month on the keg the aroma and flavor was astonishing. This one is a crowd pleaser, that you can talk up - Can't wait to do it again. Excellent service and instructions included. Tip - I did use the Idaho Hops in this one, by mistake actually and it turned out great. I also dry hopped after 72 hrs in the fermenter.
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