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nazz:
Mac & Jack African Amber Clone
Brew Type: Extract Date: 5/28/2010
Style: American Amber Ale Brewer:
Batch Size: 5.50 gal Assistant Brewer: 
Boil Volume: 3.82 gal Boil Time: 60 min
Equipment: My Extract Equipment
Taste Rating (50 possible points): 35.0

Ingredients Amount Item Type % or IBU
7.00 lb Light Dry Extract (8.0 SRM) Dry Extract 73.7 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM) Grain 10.5 %
1.00 lb Munich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM) Grain 10.5 %
0.50 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 5.3 %
1.25 oz Centennial [10.00%] (60 min) Hops 29.0 IBU
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50%] (Dry Hop 7 days) Hops - 
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50%] (5 min) (Aroma Hop-Steep) Hops - 
0.28 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10.0 min) Misc 
5.00 oz Orange Peel, Sweet (Boil 30.0 min) Misc 
1 Pkgs British Ale (White Labs #WLP005) [Starter 2000 ml] Yeast-Ale 

Beer Profile Estimated Original Gravity: 1.058 SG (1.045-1.060 SG) Measured Original Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Final Gravity: 1.016 SG (1.010-1.015 SG) Measured Final Gravity: 1.005 SG
Estimated Color: 14.2 SRM (10.0-17.0 SRM) Color [Color]
Bitterness: 29.0 IBU (25.0-45.0 IBU) Alpha Acid Units: 2.3 AAU
Estimated Alcohol by Volume: 5.4 % (4.5-6.0 %) Actual Alcohol by Volume: 0.6 %
Actual Calories: 43 cal/pint



Carbonation and Storage Carbonation Type: Corn Sugar Carbonation Volumes: 2.4 (2.3-2.8 vols)
Estimated Priming Weight: 4.2 oz Temperature at Bottling: 60.0 F
Primer Used: - Age for: 4.0 Weeks
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F


Notes
2 lbs. of lite DME at 60 min. and 5 lbs. at 20 min. Zest of one orange peel at 30 min.

denny:
You might add this recipe to the recipe wiki.  That's a better place to archive it and more people will see it and be able to access it.

http://wiki.homebrewersassociation.org/BeerRecipes

nazz:
Ok will do, thanks

chumley:
Does Mac n Jack's really add orange peel to African Amber?

denny:

--- Quote from: chumley on July 01, 2010, 01:10:03 PM ---Does Mac n Jack's really add orange peel to African Amber?

--- End quote ---

Sure doesn't taste like it to me, but maybe they do.  Seems like most HB recipes I see for it have orange peel.  Maybe somebody just posted a recipe with it somewhere and it became the stuff of legend rather than reality?

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