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Autumn Amber Ale Extract Beer Kit

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Autumn Amber Ale Extract Beer Kit

SKU: U210x

Not too dark and not too light, this one’s just right, making it one of our most popular beer kits. This Amber Ale features a deep amber-red color balanced with selected flavoring and aromatic hops.

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Not too dark and not too light, this one’s just right, making it one of our most popular beer kits. An American-styled brew, it is clean, dry and a bit hoppy with an autumn-reddish hue that’s perfect for imbibing on a cool fall night, or any night! Dark specialty grains give it just a hint of roasted flavor. This is a beer that’s easy to drink and easy to brew. It gets a 5-star rating from our customers!

  • Deep amber-red color with creamy head
  • Hoppy with a slightly citrus aroma and smooth finish, and a hint of roasted flavor
  • Brewing ingredients include: 6 lbs. Gold liquid malt extract, 2 oz. Special B, 8 oz. Crystal 80L, 2 oz. roasted barley specialty grains, 1 oz. Hallertau,1 oz. Fuggle pellet hops, yeast, priming sugar and a grain bag

Details & Instructions

Additional Information

Beer Style Red / Amber / Brown Ale
Origin of Style USA
Color Amber
Gravity Level Medium
Hop Rating (1-5) 2
Yeast Instructions

4.9 / 5.0
318 Reviews
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Excellent Amber Kit
I got this kit as my "included" kit with the Groupon equipment deal. Turned out excellent! Very smooth, crisp, slightly malty, and easy drinking. I will definitely be brewing this one again. Followed the instructions exactly but, I brewed with my hops in hop socks to keep the IBUs down (so the hops weren't sitting in the wort during cool down or in the fermenter). This batch was 1 week primary. 1 week secondary, then bottle conditioning for 3 weeks. Next time I will use liquid yeast (I wasn't a fan of the smell and flavor of the dry yeast that came with this kit) and keep in secondary for 2 weeks. This was my second kit after a 15 year hiatus from brewing. I'm enjoying brewing again and the ease of the MW kits add to the experience! It's like riding a bike!
March 25, 2012
Great beer for the fall/winter
Skipped the secondary, other than that fallowed the directions. Turned out amazing! Everyone loves this stuff! 33cents a can and it tastes like an expensive bottle of microbrew
November 1, 2012
My first brew
This ale was my first attempt at home brewing, and it did not last long once finished. This was very easy to brew but the flavors and color are amazing for being so simple! I recommend this to anyone that likes ales and it just getting started with home brewing!
April 10, 2013
Smooth taste but very low carbonation
This is about the 6 or 7th homebrew I have made. Of all the ones that I have made so far, I think I like this one the least. I dont know if I messed up something along the way (although all of my past batches came out good), but the carbonation is very low even after 4 weeks in the bottle. Primary fermentation for 1 week and secondary for about 2 weeks. The color was a nice deep amber/brown, but the taste and carbonation were a bit off. I wont make this one again. Sorry MWBS :-(, lots more to choose from though :-)!
January 4, 2011
Great Starting Brew - Great Everyday Brew!
I'm a newbie to home brewing, so this was my inaugural batch. The Autumn Amber Ale is light and slighty malty in flavor. It's easy to brew and way too easy to drink._x000D__x000D_The brew spent a week in the primary and a week in the secondary before bottle conditioning. I broke into a couple of bottles at one and two weeks, but the flavor of the beer is much better after three weeks of bottle conditioning._x000D__x000D_My kit arrived without yeast, but Midwest Supplies remedied the problem and mailed a packet of Munton's out to me. I couldn't wait for it to arrive, so I picked up a packet of Safale-05 locally and used it instead.
February 8, 2013
Good starter kit
It came with my beer making kit a while back. I really liked it and brewed it again this fall. Its an easy drinking tasty beer that has wide appeal, and isn't limited to craft brewers. I would never skimp on yeast and always use either liquid or safale-04 or 05. I gave it extra time in the pail to let it settle before bottling.
January 4, 2014
Good drinkable beer
Nice and smooth, this kit came with my starter kit when I ordered it with a groupon. The ale was easy to brew and fun too. I especially enjoyed drinking the fruits of my labor, and will buy it again.
April 12, 2013
Wait for it...
While I'm not a huge fan of the style (it came with my kit), I certainly didn't expect this to taste as bad as it did after 2 weeks in the bottle. The head disappeared almost instantly and it was incredibly bland. After waiting another 3 or 4 weeks, however, I'd have to say this beer is fantastic, and people who enjoy lighter beers will almost certainly love it.
March 27, 2012
Autumn Amber
This is my second kit of Autumn Amber very easy drinking like having this one on hand
January 31, 2016
this has become a standard
Made this a couple times and everyone loves it. Never had anyone complain about having this too many times. Let it sit for a bit and this is even better.
November 2, 2012
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Does this kit each make 1 gallon or 5?
A shopper on Feb 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The autumn Amber extract kit makes 5 gallons. It is a forgiving kit that makes an easy drinking beer. Trust me, 5 gallons will not be too much! Enjoy. ??
what do you think about adding some ginger to this brew?
A shopper on Feb 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I've never been a fan of flavored beer, but I think the best examples are when the flavor is added just a bit, or just hinted at. Autumn Amber is very similar to Brooklyn insulated. Is this is the first time you're brewing autumn Amber, that could give a taste in advance of just the beer. Cheers!
I bought this amber ale kit, and the specialty grains said it had 2oz of "roasted malt". Just wondering what that is?
A shopper on Feb 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Malt is a grain that's been germinated (exposed to water) then dried, also referred to as "Malted grains". Roasting the grains, or "malts" will impart different flavors in the beer. Someone correct me if I'm wrong but that's my understanding. -2 years brew experience.
What is a good final gravity reading for this beer to indicate to me that it's ready to bottle?
M A on Jan 15, 2016
BEST ANSWER: 1.010-1.012 per instructions on the website. We are waiting because it is still active, maybe to 1.008
what do you think of adding some ginger to this brew?
A shopper on Feb 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: That sounds interesting, I would say go easy on the ginger the first time. Good luck, Cheers

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