Anchor Steam-Style Amber
steam beer, California common, Anchor, extract
Source: Clay Phipps (hplabs!garth!phipps)
Issue #444, 6/21/90
This recipe was offered in 1986 by the now-defunct Home Brewer shop in
San Jose, California, as the best approximation to Anchor Steam possible
with home-brew-scale extract brewing.
- 7 pounds, John Bull plain light malt extract
- 1/4-1/2 pound, crystal malt
- 2 ounces, Northern Brewer hops (11 alpha) (boil)
- 1 ounce, Cascade hops (5.6 alpha) (finish)
- 2 packs, lager yeast
Pour 1 gallon water into brewpot. Crush grains and add to brewpot. Bring
to boil. Remove grains. Add malt extract. Add 1/3 of the boiling hops.
After 20 minutes, add another 1/3 of hops. After another 20 minutes add
the last 1/3 of hops. After another 20 minutes, remove from heat and add
finishing hops. Cover wort. Pour 3 gallons cold water into fermenter.
Strain wort into fermenter along with enough water to make 5-1/2
gallons. Pitch yeast and put in blowoff tube or airlock.