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Düsseldorfer Altbier

174.57 calories 22.37 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Altbier
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.048 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Stephen Stanley
Hop Utilization: 82%
Calories: (Per 12oz)
Carbs: (Per 12oz)
Created Friday August 3rd 2018
1.052
1.019
4.39%
50.96
14.98
5.45
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5.50 lb German - Pilsner5.5 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 55%
3.25 lb German - Munich Light3.25 lb Munich Light 37 6 32.5%
4 oz German - Carapils4 oz Carapils 35 1.3 2.5%
5 oz German - CaraMunich II5 oz CaraMunich II 34 46 3.1%
3 oz German - Carafa III3 oz Carafa III 32 535 1.9%
8 oz German - Wheat Malt8 oz Wheat Malt 37 2 5%
10 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
35 g Perle (8.2 AA)35 g Perle (8.2 AA) Hops Pellet 9.1 Boil 60 min 19.93 43.8%
14 g Spalt (4.5 AA)14 g Spalt (4.5 AA) Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 0 min 17.5%
17 g Magnum (15 AA)17 g Magnum (15 AA) Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 28.49 21.3%
14 g Spalt (4.5 AA)14 g Spalt (4.5 AA) Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 10 min 2.55 17.5%
80 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
2.9 gal Strike temp 135 degrees Infusion 126 °F 15 min
4.4 qt Add boiling water and adjust temp Infusion 144 °F 15 min
Ramp temp to 158 Temperature 158 °F 15 min
16.3 qt Sparge 170 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.42 each Whirlfloc Tab Fining Boil 15 min.
3.33 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1.67 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.08 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.89 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Sparge 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Dusseldorf Alt Yeast WLP036
Amount:
0.83 Each
Cost:
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) 183 B cells required
0.00 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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