Amber - Bell's Amber Ale Clone

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PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: I understand that this kit is for all-grain brewers and requires specialized equipment and knowledge to brew. East Coast Hoppers Kits include Instructions and BeerSmith files to help determine strike and sparge volumes and temperatures. Other kits may require brewing software or a knowlege of brewing calculations to determine water volumes and temperatures. It is up to the brewer to determine if this kit is appropriate for their equipment and techniques.

Brewery: Bells Brewery

Brewery website:

Source: Bell's General Store (also in BYO Dec 2018)

Style: Amber

Tasting Notes: A classic amber ale with a clean bitterness and notes of toasted malt and sweet caramel, all balanced with its herbal and citrusy hop notes.


19L @ 65% efficiency

OG 1.056
FG 1.012
ABV  5.8
SRM  13
IBU  30
Mash Temp 67°C (152°F)
Mash Time 60 minutes


Ingredients Quantity Addition and Time
 9.5 lb  Mash 60 min
Munich Malt
 2 lb  Mash 60 min
Crystal 40
 0.50 lb  Mash 60 min
Crystal 120  0.50 lb  Mash 60 min
Victory Malt 
 0.50 lb  Mash 60 min
Cascade  28g  Boil 45 min
Fuggle (UK)  28g  Boil 30 min
Fuggle (UK)  28g  Boil 15 min
Cascade  28g  Flameout (0 min)

Yeast included with this kit: US-05

Liquid yeast recommendations:

White Labs: WLP001

Escarpment Labs: Cali Ale