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German Altbier

171 calories 17 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Altbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6.5 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.045 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (ending kettle)
Source: Bat Cave Brewery
Calories: 171 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday September 25th 2021
1.052
1.012
5.2%
38.4
17.5
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale6 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 49%
4.50 lb Gladfield - German Pilsener Malt4.5 lb German Pilsener Malt 36.3 2.03 36.7%
1 lb Munich Malt1 lb Munich Malt 36.8 7.87 8.2%
0.25 lb German - Carafa II0.25 lb Carafa II 32 425 2%
0.25 lb Proximity - Caramunich 600.25 lb Caramunich 60 34.5 60 2%
0.25 lb Proximity - Pale Chocolate0.25 lb Pale Chocolate 32 300 2%
12.25 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.74 oz Millenium0.74 oz Millenium Hops Pellet 15.5 Boil 60 min 34.99 59.7%
0.50 oz Yakima Chief Hops - German Tettnang0.5 oz German Tettnang Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 15 min 3.41 40.3%
1.24 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
7.5 gal Decoction 152 °F 90 min
1 gal Batch Sparge 168 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 2 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.80 oz Whirfloc Tablet Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - German Ale 1007
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
55 - 68 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 111 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 11.25 psi       Temp: 38 °F       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Specially brewed for Oktobeerfest 2021 at Wayne Manor. This German Altbier, or "old beer", has plenty of malt character with just the right amount of noble hops. Prost!

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  • Last Updated: 2021-11-08 22:58 UTC
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