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Dusseldorf Altbier

185 calories
Method: BIAB
Style: Düsseldorf Altbier
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.25 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 3 gallons
Boil Gravity: 1.098 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 68% (brew house)
Source: Nick Ladd
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
7.5 lb German - Pilsner7.5 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 64.5%
3 lb German - Dark Munich3 lb Dark Munich 36 10 25.8%
0.75 lb German - CaraMunich III0.75 lb CaraMunich III 34 57 6.5%
0.125 lb German - Carafa II0.125 lb Carafa II 32 425 1.1%
0.25 lb American - Aromatic Malt0.25 lb Aromatic Malt 35 20 2.2%
11.63 lb Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
1.2 oz Magnum1.2 oz Magnum HopsPellet15Boil60 min42.42
0.5 oz Saaz0.5 oz Saaz HopsPellet3.5Boil20 min2.5
0.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh0.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh HopsPellet3.75Boil10 min1.6
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
6 galTemperature151 F60 min
--Mash out Temperature170 F10 min
1.85 galSparge170 F30 min
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 eachWhirlfloc tablet1 each Whirlfloc tabletFiningBoil15 min.
5 tspYeast Nutrient5 tsp Yeast NutrientWater AgtBoil15 min.
5 gChalk5 g ChalkWater AgtMash1 hr.
2.3 gCalcium Chloride2.3 g Calcium ChlorideWater AgtMash1 hr.
5.4 gGypsum5.4 g GypsumWater AgtMash1 hr.
1.1 gTable Salt1.1 g Table SaltWater AgtMash1 hr.
1.3 gMagnesium Chloride1.3 g Magnesium ChlorideWater AgtMash1 hr.
0.7 gBaking Soda0.7 g Baking SodaWater AgtMash1 hr.
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
65 - 69 °F
Fermentation Temp:
60 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 206 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Target Water Profile: Camp Rock Grove, Comal County, TX USA
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
100 5 20 75 100 100
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Author: Nick Ladd, Method: BIAB, Style: Düsseldorf Altbier, ABV 5.79%, IBU 46.52, SRM 14.39, Fermentables: (Pilsner, Dark Munich, CaraMunich III, Carafa II, Aromatic Malt) Hops: (Magnum, Saaz, Hallertau Mittelfruh) Other: (Whirlfloc tablet, Yeast Nutrient, Chalk, Calcium Chloride, Gypsum, Table Salt, Magnesium Chloride, Baking Soda)
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Last Updated: 2018-11-13 15:53 UTC
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