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Decoction Altbier

162 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Altbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 7 gallons
Boil Gravity: 1.042 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 162 calories (Per 12oz)
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1.049
1.011
4.96%
31.12
13.08
5.43
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
5.5 lb German - Munich Light5.5 lb Munich Light 37 6 49.2%
3 oz German - Carafa III3 oz Carafa III 32 535 1.7%
5.5 lb German - Pilsner5.5 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 49.2%
11.19 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
1 oz Spalt1 oz Spalt Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 10 min 5.56
0.5 oz Magnum0.5 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 25.56
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
19 qtInfusion99 °F15 min
--Boil decoction 10 minutesDecoction125 °F20 min
--Boil decoction 10 minutesDecoction149 °F45 min
--Boil decoction 10 minutesDecoction168 °F15 min
15.8 qtFly Sparge168 °F60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.7 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
6 g Calcium Chloride Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
55 - 68 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
60 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 276 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile: Düsseldorf (Altbier)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
90 12 45 82 65 223
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Method: All Grain, Style: Altbier, ABV 4.96%, IBU 31.12, SRM 13.08, Fermentables: (Munich Light, Carafa III, Pilsner) Hops: (Spalt, Magnum) Other: (Calcium Chloride, Lactic acid)
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Last Updated: 2018-12-12 14:51 UTC
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