The name almost says it all. The malt bill is quite simple:
- 3 lbs Amber Extract
The hops bill is also very simple:
- 0.5 oz cascade at 60
- 2 oz cascade at FO
2 gallon batch. American ale II yeast used.
The primary purpose of this beer is to test straight amber extract and see what it’s like on its own. This is part of my “not regurgitating standard advice when you haven’t actually tried it yourself” campaign.
I plan to keep brewing stuff with amber and dark and extra-dark extracts too, because I don’t believe that everything extract needs to be done with extra-light + steeping grains. It’s ok to get some of your color from extracts. However, we’re going to see real soon just how much other than color this particular extract added to the beer.\
I suppose this is a smash beer too. Can’t have too many smashes!
I may dry hop it, we’ll see.