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Northern German Altbier

175 calories 18 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: North German Altbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.097 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 35% (steeping grains only)
Calories: 175 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18 g (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday January 18th 2015
1.053
1.013
5.2%
40.09
13.26
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
7.3 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Pilsen7.3 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Pilsen 35 2 73.1%
7.3 lb Total      
Steeping Grains
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
2 lb Belgian - Munich2 lb Munich %
8 oz German - Melanoidin8 oz Melanoidin %
3 oz American - Black Malt3 oz Black Malt %
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Nugget1 oz Nugget Hops Pellet 14 Boil 60 min 31.76 40%
1.5 oz Saaz1.5 oz Saaz Hops Leaf/Whole 3.5 Boil 30 min 8.32 60%
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.5 each Whirfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast WLP029
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
65 - 69 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
66 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 136 B cells required
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Notes

steep grains @ 68 for 45 min
ferment ~ 66 degrees F,
lager for at least 1-2 weeks @7-10 C



SECOND BREW:

~1L mineralized H20, rest RO.
steep grains
Used WYeast 1007 (German Ale) - subbed for missing Kolsch yeast. 1300ml starter for 18 hours before pitching.

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  • Last Updated: 2015-03-15 18:32 UTC
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