amber lager, Vienna, Maerzen, Samuel Adams, all-grain
Source: Bob Jones (email@example.com)
Issue #968, 9/14/92
This beer is a very close clone of Sam Adams. There is some sort of
synergy between the cascade hops and kettle hops used here that is hard
to explain. The flowery cascade nose is not present as you would expect.
The nose is a more complex blend of malt and hops, sort of a spicy
I hope you all make as good a beer as this recipe made for me.
Ingredients: (10 gallons)
- 21 pounds, pale malt (adjust to get specified O.G.)
- 2 pounds, crystal malt (40L), added in mashout
- 1 pound, cara-pils
- 1 pound, wheat malt
- 3 ounces, Tettnanger hops (4.5% alpha)
- 1 ounce, Perle hops (7.6% alpha)
- 2 ounces, Cascade hops (dry hop)
- 1 teaspoon, gypsum (in mash)
- 2 teaspoons, Irish moss (last 15 minutes of boil)
- Wyeast #2206 lager yeast
Mash grains at 154F for approximately 60 minutes. Mashout at 170 for 10
Hop schedule: Boil 2 ounces Tettnanger for 75 minutes. Boil 1 ounce
Tettnanger for 50 minutes. Add 1 ounce of Perle at end of boil and steep
for 10 minutes. Total boil time is 90 minutes.
Fermentation schedule: 2 weeks at 55. Rack to secondary and dry hop with
Cascade. Lager 2--3 weeks at 45. Filter, keg, and carbonate to
approximately 2 volumes.