Anchor Steam Style Beer Recipe D.I.Y. - Build The Bottle Beer

Anchor Steam Style Beer Recipe D.I.Y.

Anchor Steam Style Beer Recipe D.I.Y.
Anchor Steam Style Beer Recipe D.I.Y.

Anchor Steam Style Beer Recipe D.I.Y.

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Are you looking for an awesome Anchor Steam Style Beer Recipe? You now have no reason to look any further; you have just found what you have been looking for!

  • Original Gravity: 1.054
  • Final Gravity: 1.010
  • Alcohol by Vol: 5.76%
  • Recipe Type: all-grain
  • Yield: 5.00 US Gallons


  • 8 pounds, Klages malt
  • 1 pound, light munich malt
  • 1/2 pound, 10L Crystal malt
  • 1/4 pound, 40L Crystal
  • 1/4 pound, 80L Crystal


All the equipment or comes into contact with brew must be sanitized. Though the fermenting equipment can be done while the wort is cooling. Be sure to clean and sanitize the fermenters, airlock, lid, hose, hydrometer and test jar and rubber stopper.

Step 1


Bring 3.25-3.5 gallons of water to 170F and add grain.

Add above grains to grain bag tie a knot at one end of the “Grain Bag” leaving room for the grains to be loose in the bag. Place the Grain Bag in the water.

This will reduce temp to about 120-130F. Stir and slowly raise temp to 143-150F and hold for 60 min.

After 60 minutes remove the “Grain Bag” from the pot. Do not squeeze the bag, just let the liquid drain from the bag into the pot.

Sparge at 170

The water is now called a “Wort” at this point and will be referred to as such.

After removing grain bag bring the “Wort” to a boil. It should be brought to a rolling boil, but be careful to avoid a “Boil Over. This Boil will last for 60 min.

Step 2
  • 2 ounces, Northern Brewer Hops (Whole) (7.5% a)
  • Add 1/2 ounce of Northern Brewer for boil

Before and than at the very beginning of the boil.

Step 3
  • Another 3/4 ounce and Irish moss after 30 minutes

30 mins before end of boil add the above.

Step 4
  • In last 5 minutes of boil, add 3/4 ounce of Northern Brewer

5 min before end of boil.

Fermentation Through Bottling Anchor Steam Style Beer Recipe

Once the boiling period is over, it is time to cool the wort. If you have a wort chiller use it now.

Transfer the wort into the primary fermenting vessel, then top off with cold water.

Aerate the wort at this point. This can be accomplished with an aeration stone or simply by rocking the fermenter back and forth once the lid is in place.

This is the time that you will want to take a specific gravity reading. Use a hydrometer and record the reading. Your targeted gravity levels though temperature will affect so you just need within range.
Step 6

Once the wort is cooled to around 75° F, it is safe to pitch the yeast. Pitch according the proper procedures of the type of yeast you have.

Prepare a 2L yeast starter by stirring the yeast into the water then let mixture stand in cup for 15 minutes, make sure it is bubbling and then you will add it to your beer after the beer has cooled.. Chill and pitch yeast.

Step 7
  • 1 tablespoon, Irish Moss

Add your irish moss


Ferment for 1 week at yeasts suggested temp on package.

Make sure your carboy is around a third empty leaving space for frothing and foaming.

After primary fermentation rack into your secondary carboy and let sit for another week. The less exposure to oxygen the better it will taste so be careful when you rack.

Step 7

After secondary fermentation sterilize and then bottle cap. Siphon slowly so that that sediments don’t get mixed in.

Step 8
  • 3 oz of priming sugar

Add priming sugar before bottling.

Congratulations, You Have Completed Making this Awesome Anchor Steam Style Beer!

You now need a bottle and a label which are cool enough to compliment your hard work. Honestly, if you put it into a cheap bottle, people will make fun of you. BUT, if it looks good, people will rave about it!

Additional Info

Notes on Utensils and Ingredients

  • Glass is always preferable when working with strong alcohol. Avoid plastic as much as possible.
  • Use organic ingredients to avoid pesticide residues.

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Binyomin Terebelo, Master Distiller and Drinkoligist

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Written by Binyomin Terebelo
I love hearing from you about why you love something I wrote or published or a recipe I don't know. I am Master Distiller at Terebelo Distillery, Love all things alcohol. Freelance for Grogmag and blog recipes for Weekend Rabbi too.
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