Classic Austrian Amber Lager

An simple recipe for a malty, copper-coloured Lager full of caramel flavour but crisp on the finish.

Amber based Fresh Wort kit
15g Hallertau Hops (10 min boil)
Bavarian Lager (WY2206), Saflager W34/70 or MJ M84

Well in advance of preparing recipe, place 5-10 litres of water in a fridge and chill
2. Take 2L of the fresh wort, bring to the boil in a saucepan and simmer 15g of Hallertau hops in a hop sock for 10 minutes.
3. Turn off the heat, remove the hop sock and pour the contents of the saucepan into the fermenter.
4. Add the remaining fresh wort and top up with cold water from the fridge to 20L at 15-18°C and stir vigorously for 5 minutes.
5. Add Bohemian Lager (WY2206), Saflager W34/70 or MJ M84 yeast.
6. Seal fermenter and store in cool conditions, ideally 12°C