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2006 Brewers Association Style Guidelines

Major Style:Ale
Sub-Style Name:American-Style Amber/Red Ale
Origin:North American
Description:American amber/red ales range from light copper to light brown in color. They are characterized by American-variety hops used to produce high hop bitterness, flavor, and medium to high aroma. Amber ales have medium-high to high maltiness with medium to low caramel character. They should have medium to medium-high body. The style may have low levels of fruityester flavor and aroma. Diacetyl can be either absent or barely perceived at very low levels. Chill haze is allowable at cold temperatures. Slight yeast haze is acceptable for bottle-conditioned products.
Alcohol By Weight (by Volume):3.5-4.8% (4.5-6%)
Bitterness:30 - 40
Colour:11-18 (22-36 EBC)
Original Gravity:1.048-1.058 (12-14.5 šPlato)
Final Gravity:1.012-1.018 (3-4.5 šPlato)

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