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Fat Tire Clone - American Amber Ale

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Fat Tire Clone - American Amber Ale

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Beer Style: Belgian Pale Ale  (16B)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Belgian Pale Ale


Turns out it is a lot like Fat Tire but better, fresher and the biscuit malt gives it a real nice aroma and flavor. American Ale II is quickly becoming my favorite yeast variety.

Bitterness: 29.0 IBU
Est Color: 12.4 SRM


  • 7.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)
  • 2.00 lb Amber Malt (22.0 SRM)
  • 1.00 lb Munich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM)
  • 0.50 lb Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM)
  • 0.50 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM)
  • 0.50 lb Special Roast (50.0 SRM)
  • 0.50 oz Northern Brewer [8.50%] (60 min)
  • 0.50 oz Williamette [5.50%] (30 min)
  • 0.50 oz Williamette [5.50%] (15 min)
  • 0.50 oz Williamette [5.50%] (5 min)
  • 1 Pkgs American Ale II (Wyeast Labs #1272) Yeast-Ale

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 4
Secondary Ferment: 7

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.062
Final Gravity: 1.015
Alcohol by Vol: 6.15%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Mash In Add 14.38 qt of water at 165.9 F 154.0 F 60 min
Mash Out Add 8.05 qt of water at 196.6 F 168.0 F 10 min
Sparge Water: 2.44 gal Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F
Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).


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review rating
 Reviewed by Sylvain on Mon Aug 20 2018

Made this beer over a year ago. It was great!! I will be brewing it again in a few weeks.