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Fermentables Used In Altbier Recipes

Name Recipes Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Pilsner 115 58% 8% - 99%
Munich Light 104 35% 6% - 100%
German - Carafa II 48 2% 1% - 11%
German - CaraMunich II 45 6% 2% - 21%
German - Vienna 39 23% 4% - 88%
Munich Dark 36 23% 5% - 100%
German - CaraMunich I 34 8% 2% - 28%
German - Melanoidin 32 7% 1% - 33%
Munich - Light 10L 28 28% 7% - 91%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 27 6% 2% - 18%
German - CaraMunich III 27 6% 2% - 18%
American - Pilsner 27 55% 7% - 98%
Pale 2-Row 24 59% 11% - 92%
German - Carafa III 24 2% 1% - 3%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 24 45% 14% - 92%
German - Carafa I 24 2% 1% - 5%
German - Acidulated Malt 23 3% 1% - 5%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 19 3% 2% - 6%
German - Bohemian Pilsner 19 53% 22% - 75%
American - Chocolate 19 2% 0% - 4%
Belgian - CaraMunich 17 5% 1% - 21%
Dark Munich 16 27% 2% - 61%
German - CaraRed 15 14% 2% - 25%
German - Wheat Malt 14 7% 3% - 18%
Aromatic Malt 14 9% 4% - 13%
Belgian - Aromatic 14 7% 2% - 13%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 12 2% 1% - 3%
Munich 12 33% 9% - 85%
American - Roasted Barley 10 2% 1% - 4%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 10 7% 3% - 11%
German - Carapils 10 6% 1% - 17%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 9 70% 16% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 9 5% 2% - 16%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 9 6% 2% - 9%
Belgian - Pilsner 9 64% 21% - 84%
German - CaraAroma 8 3% 1% - 5%
Munich - Dark 20L 8 18% 7% - 30%
Liquid Malt Extract - Light 7 68% 8% - 100%
Munich 7 17% 1% - 41%
Canadian - Pale 2-Row 7 73% 37% - 86%
German - De-Husked Caraf III 7 2% 0% - 4%
Belgian - Special B 6 5% 3% - 8%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 6 7% 4% - 12%
German - CaraFoam 6 9% 3% - 23%
Liquid Malt Extract - Munich 6 57% 16% - 100%
German - Chocolate Wheat 6 2% 1% - 3%
German - CaraHell 6 4% 2% - 6%
American - Black Malt 6 2% 1% - 3%
German - Pale Ale 5 52% 10% - 89%
American - Vienna 5 22% 15% - 45%
German - Chocolate Rye 5 4% 2% - 9%
German - De-Husked Caraf II 5 2% 1% - 3%
American - Wheat 5 22% 8% - 42%
United Kingdom - Pilsen 4 53% 18% - 95%
American - Midnight Wheat Malt 4 2% 1% - 3%
Dry Malt Extract - Amber 4 27% 13% - 50%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 4 1% 1% - 2%
German - CaraAmber 3 9% 6% - 12%
American - Victory 3 8% 6% - 10%
Smoked Malt 3 40% 19% - 70%
Belgian - Roasted Barley 3 2% 1% - 2%
German - De-Husked Caraf I 3 1% 1% - 2%
Dry Malt Extract - Extra Light 3 71% 13% - 100%
Briess - Bonlander Munich 3 30% 12% - 41%
Belgian - Cara 45L 3 4% 4% - 5%
Flaked Oats 3 5% 3% - 7%
Munich Malt 3 36% 13% - 50%
United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 160L 3 2% 2% - 3%
Rice Hulls 3 1% 1% - 2%
Liquid Malt Extract - Pilsen 3 43% 21% - 63%
Red X 3 60% 12% - 100%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 3 32% 8% - 49%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 3 5% 2% - 9%
German - Rye 3 12% 8% - 17%
Munich - 60L 3 7% 5% - 9%
German - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 3 55% 33% - 87%
Munich Malt 3 15% 12% - 18%
German - Dark Wheat 3 18% 4% - 48%
German - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner Dk 2 91% 87% - 94%
United Kingdom - Dark Crystal 80L 2 17% 3% - 31%
American - Blackprinz 2 2% 1% - 3%
Flaked Barley 2 4% 1% - 6%
Finland - Vienna Malt 2 6% 2% - 10%
Molasses 2 2% 0% - 3%
Belgian - Chocolate 2 2% 2% - 3%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 2 1% 0% - 2%
Finland - Chocolate Malt 2 2% 1% - 3%
United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 120L 2 6% 3% - 9%
Weyermann - Carafa I 2 2% 2% - 3%
American - Rye 2 12% 9% - 15%
United Kingdom - Crystal 90L 2 2% 2% - 3%
American - Pale Ale 2 46% 14% - 77%
Finland - Wheat Malt 2 6% 5% - 8%
Belgian - Wheat 2 9% 6% - 13%
Briess - Brewers Malt 2-Row 2 41% 12% - 70%
Maltodextrin 2 3% 2% - 3%
Cane Sugar 2 5% 3% - 6%
Briess - Midnight Wheat Malt 2 2% 1% - 4%
New Zealand - Pilsner Malt 2 54% 40% - 68%
United Kingdom - Crystal 140L 2 2% 1% - 2%
American - Caramel / Crystal 75L 2 4% 3% - 5%
American - White Wheat 2 18% 6% - 30%
American - Black Barley 2 2% 2% - 2%
Liquid Malt Extract - Amber 2 100% 100% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 2 28% 6% - 50%
Torrified Wheat 2 14% 1% - 27%
American - Red Wheat 2 5% 5% - 5%
Munich Light 2 14% 11% - 18%
Briess - Caramel Malt - 80L 2 6% 5% - 7%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 2 6% 5% - 8%
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