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Amber Bitter European Lager - Altbier


Top 10 Altbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Long Trail Ale Clone
8.57 gal 4.61% 15.01 1.046 1.011
All Grain 1494
Cabin saison split, altibier
10 gal 6.39% 21.93 1.064 1.015
BIAB 1300
Altbier 2
5.5 gal 5.14% 35.3 1.052 1.013
All Grain 1209
Altbier-Tabarnak 2e essaie
18.5 L 5.06% 42.17 1.056 1.017
All Grain 1122
Alt - Who Goes There
23 L 5.13% 24.51 1.05 1.01
BIAB 1066
Herring Flight II
5.5 gal 5.04% 34.57 1.051 1.013
extract 997
alt
1 gal 4.69% 35.73 1.048 1.012
All Grain 923
Sleigh'r Clone (double alt)
5 gal 7.26% 66.04 1.068 1.013
All Grain 914
Something Dark
6.2 gal 5.64% 28.27 1.058 1.015
All Grain 867
Birra Vecchia - Altbier
28 L 5.48% 33.8 1.05 1.008
All Grain 813

Newest Altbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
joels altbier
5.5 gal 4.49% 38.62 1.049 1.015
All Grain 3
Altbier1
6 gal 5.36% 43.71 1.049 1.008
BIAB 6
Alt-ish
5.5 gal 4.39% 49.81 1.045 1.011
All Grain 4
Decoction Altbier
6 gal 4.4% 32.62 1.045 1.011
All Grain 7
HIGALT
5.5 gal 3.25% 0 1.033 1.008
Partial Mash 4
L&R Altbier 2018
11 gal 5.33% 47.27 1.052 1.012
All Grain 7
German Alt
5 gal 5.2% 59.35 1.053 1.013
extract 9
Experimental
62 L 4.4% 27.57 1.048 1.014
All Grain 16
Düsseldorf Altbier
25 L 4.87% 41.51 1.045 1.007
BIAB 19
Oppegård Alt
20 L 5.4% 45.53 1.06 1.019
All Grain 33

Fermentables Used In Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Pilsner
92
German
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
38
59%
8% - 86%
Munich Light
87
German
Grain
Base malt
6 °L 
37
34%
7% - 100%
Carafa II
44
German
Grain
Roasted malt
425 °L 
32
2%
1% - 11%
Munich Dark
36
German
Grain
Base malt
15.5 °L 
37
23%
8% - 100%
Vienna
34
German
Grain
Base malt
4 °L 
37
21%
4% - 93%
CaraMunich I
32
German
Grain
Crystal malt
39 °L 
34
10%
2% - 64%
CaraMunich II
29
German
Grain
Crystal malt
46 °L 
34
6%
2% - 21%
Melanoidin
27
German
Grain
Roasted malt
25 °L 
37
7%
1% - 33%
CaraMunich III
24
German
Grain
Crystal malt
57 °L 
34
7%
2% - 18%
Munich - Light 10L
22
American
Grain
Base malt
10 °L 
33
23%
7% - 47%

Hops Used In Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Magnum731545%5% - 100%
Tettnanger534.534%6% - 67%
Spalt474.537%6% - 100%
Saaz433.533%12% - 79%
Perle348.241%7% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh273.7530%8% - 81%
Domestic Hallertau203.934%6% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker17439%14% - 75%
Northern Brewer127.845%20% - 100%
Cascade10734%17% - 64%

Steeping Grains Used In Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Special B3Belgian
Grain
Roasted malt115 °L 
34
46%
42% - 50%
Chocolate3American
Grain
Roasted malt350 °L 
29
15%
5% - 33%
Carafa III3German
Grain
Roasted malt535 °L 
32
14%
9% - 17%
De-Husked Caraf III2German
Grain
Roasted malt470 °L 
32
17%
11% - 23%
CaraHell2German
Grain
Crystal malt11 °L 
34
80%
77% - 83%
Caramel / Crystal 10L2American
Grain
Crystal malt10 °L 
35
37%
7% - 67%
CaraAroma2German
Grain
Crystal malt130 °L 
34
25%
22% - 29%
Carapils (Dextrine Malt)2American
Grain
Crystal malt1.8 °L 
33
25%
17% - 33%
CaraMunich I2German
Grain
Crystal malt39 °L 
34
46%
42% - 50%
Caramel / Crystal 60L2American
Grain
Crystal malt60 °L 
34
80%
60% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
German Ale 100750WyeastAle0.11Low7555°F68°F
Dusseldorf Alt Yeast WLP03630White LabsAleMediumMedium68.565°F72°F
German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast WLP02927White LabsAleMediumMedium7565°F69°F
Safale - German Ale Yeast K-9724Fermentis / SafaleAle.104High8154°F77°F
Kölsch 256513WyeastAle0.1Low7556°F70°F
Safale - American Ale Yeast US-0511Fermentis / SafaleAle.095Medium8154°F77°F
Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/707Fermentis / SafaleLager.105High8348°F72°F
Safale - English Ale Yeast S-044Fermentis / SafaleAle.0975High7554°F77°F
European Ale Yeast WLP0114White LabsAleMediumMedium67.565°F70°F
Nottingham Ale Yeast3DanstarAleMed-HighHigh7757°F70°F
G02 Kaiser3Imperial YeastGerman AleLow7355°F65°F

Other Ingredients Used In Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Yeast Nutrient19OtherBoil49%20% - 79%
whirlfloc18FiningBoil78%12% - 100%
Gypsum17Water AgtMash15%0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride15Water AgtMash7%0% - 31%
Irish Moss13FiningBoil71%24% - 100%
whirfloc 6FiningBoil65%25% - 100%
Epsom Salt5Water AgtMash5%0% - 30%
Chalk5Water AgtMash15%0% - 58%
lactic acid5Water AgtOther83%26% - 99%
Table Salt4Water AgtMash15%0% - 33%
Baking Soda3Water AgtMash1%0% - 2%

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