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Düsseldorfer Altbier

165 calories 20 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Altbier
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.039 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Stephen Stanley
Hop Utilization: 82%
Calories: 165 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 20 g (Per 12oz)
Created Friday August 3rd 2018
1.049
1.017
4.08%
40.15
14.29
5.4
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
6.5 lb German - Pilsner6.5 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 58.1%
3.375 lb German - Munich Light3.375 lb Munich Light 37 6 30.2%
6 oz German - Carapils6 oz Carapils 35 1.3 3.4%
10 oz German - CaraMunich I10 oz CaraMunich I 34 39 5.6%
5 oz German - Carafa I5 oz Carafa I 32 340 2.8%
11.19 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
39 g Perle39 g Perle Hops Pellet 8.2 Boil 60 min 18.14 31.7%
56 g Spalt56 g Spalt Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 10 min 9.25 45.5%
28 g Hallertau Hersbrucker28 g Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 60 min 12.76 22.8%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.5 gal Strike temp 135 degrees Infusion 126 °F 15 min
5.25 qt Add boiling water and adjust temp Infusion 144 °F 15 min
qt Ramp temp to 158 Temperature 158 °F 15 min
19.5 qt Sparge 170 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.5 each Whirlfloc Tab Fining Boil 15 min.
4 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.5 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3.41 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.4 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Sparge 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Dusseldorf Alt Yeast WLP036
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
68.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
65 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 207 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: sucrose       Amount: 5.3 oz       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Targeting balanced profile
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

2 liter starter.

9/15/19: Correcting roastiness, bitterness (deleting extra ounce of Carafa, reducing to 40 IBUs.

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