Golden colored, full-bodied, smooth, and rich. An ale to be aged well, saved for special occasions, and even then to be savored slowly.
This version of American Amber Ale is hopped fairly aggressively but balanced by a high gravity.
Here is a more subtle version of an American Amber Ale that is good to pair with foods.
Another American Pale Ale recipe.
Here’s an extract recipe that has proven to be very good for traditional (low carbonation, high pressure) serving. Serve this beer at 55° F to bring out the rich malt flavor.