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Fermentables Used In Altbier Recipes

Name Recipes Avg. Usage Usage Range
Munich - Light 10L 200 33% 2% - 100%
German - Pilsner 188 59% 8% - 99%
German - Carafa II 98 2% 1% - 11%
Munich Dark 20L 88 23% 2% - 100%
German - CaraMunich I 74 7% 2% - 40%
German - CaraMunich II 74 6% 2% - 21%
German - Vienna 62 20% 4% - 56%
German - CaraMunich III 58 6% 2% - 18%
Munich 57 28% 1% - 85%
American - Pilsner 53 54% 14% - 98%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 49 46% 10% - 92%
German - Acidulated Malt 43 3% 1% - 6%
German - Melanoidin 43 6% 1% - 33%
American - Chocolate 42 2% 0% - 7%
German - Carafa I 39 2% 1% - 10%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 37 2% 1% - 6%
German - Bohemian Pilsner 35 54% 10% - 94%
German - Carafa III 35 2% 1% - 3%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 32 6% 1% - 18%
US - Pale 2-Row 30 55% 11% - 89%
Aromatic Malt 26 8% 4% - 13%
Belgian - CaraMunich 25 5% 1% - 21%
Weyermann - Munich Type I 25 27% 4% - 100%
Aromatic 21 6% 2% - 20%
American - Vienna 20 18% 4% - 50%
German - Carapils 20 7% 1% - 17%
German - CaraRed 20 12% 2% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 19 8% 3% - 40%
Weyermann - Pilsner 18 53% 13% - 100%
Weyermann - Munich Type II (Dark) 18 19% 6% - 43%
German - Wheat Malt 16 7% 3% - 18%
Weyermann - Caramunich Type 1 15 4% 2% - 11%
Belgian - Pilsner 14 70% 21% - 87%
German - Chocolate Rye 14 3% 1% - 9%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 14 2% 1% - 3%
Belgian - Biscuit 13 8% 0% - 21%
Special B 13 5% 2% - 11%
Bestmalz - BEST Pilsen 13 56% 33% - 92%
Weyermann - Carafa Special Type III 13 2% 1% - 2%
Weyermann - Carafa Special Type II 13 2% 1% - 3%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 12 7% 1% - 13%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 12 7% 2% - 22%
Munich Malt 12 22% 9% - 50%
Weyermann - Vienna Malt 12 23% 5% - 79%
Briess - Chocolate 12 2% 2% - 3%
German - Chocolate Wheat 11 2% 1% - 3%
Bestmalz - BEST Munich 11 27% 8% - 80%
Avangard - Pilsner 11 51% 12% - 96%
Crisp Malting - Pale Chocolate 11 2% 2% - 4%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 10 72% 16% - 100%
American - Wheat 10 13% 2% - 42%
Canadian - Pale 2-Row 10 72% 37% - 86%
German - CaraHell 10 5% 2% - 10%
Weyermann - Caramunich Type 2 10 7% 3% - 15%
American - Black Malt 9 1% 0% - 3%
Briess - Bonlander Munich Malt 10L 9 30% 5% - 65%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 9 7% 3% - 12%
American - Roasted Barley 9 2% 1% - 4%
German - CaraAroma 9 3% 1% - 5%
German - CaraFoam 9 9% 3% - 23%
Weyermann - Barke Munich Malt 9 28% 9% - 91%
Weyermann - Caramunich Type 3 9 6% 4% - 10%
Rice Hulls 9 4% 1% - 9%
Gladfield - German Pilsner Malt 9 57% 36% - 86%
Flaked Oats 8 8% 3% - 15%
German - De-Husked Caraf II 8 2% 1% - 3%
German - De-Husked Caraf III 8 2% 0% - 4%
German - Pale Ale 8 51% 10% - 89%
Liquid Malt Extract - Light 8 63% 8% - 100%
Liquid Malt Extract - Munich 8 57% 16% - 100%
Weyermann - Barke Pilsner Malt 8 55% 35% - 85%
Briess - Aromatic Munich Malt 20L 8 7% 2% - 9%
Briess - Caramel Munich 60L 8 5% 2% - 9%
Weyermann - Carafa II 8 2% 1% - 3%
American - Midnight Wheat Malt 7 1% 1% - 3%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 7 1% 1% - 2%
Weyermann - Carafa I 7 3% 2% - 5%
Weyermann - Acidulated 7 2% 2% - 3%
Briess - Midnight Wheat Malt 7 2% 1% - 4%
Proximity - Caramunich 60 7 3% 2% - 5%
Munich - 60L 6 10% 4% - 28%
Rye 6 15% 7% - 33%
BE - Pale Ale 6 50% 11% - 81%
German - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 6 54% 32% - 87%
Weyermann - CaraAroma 6 4% 2% - 7%
Briess - LME Munich 6 65% 20% - 93%
Briess - Brewers Malt 2-Row 6 43% 9% - 70%
Briess - Pilsen Malt 2-Row 6 67% 44% - 89%
Weyermann - Melanoidin 6 4% 1% - 9%
American - White Wheat 5 14% 3% - 30%
Belgian - Roasted Barley 5 2% 1% - 2%
German - Dark Wheat 5 14% 2% - 48%
German - De-Husked Caraf I 5 2% 1% - 4%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 5 6% 5% - 8%
United Kingdom - Pilsen 5 60% 18% - 95%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 5 14% 3% - 50%
Red X 5 75% 12% - 100%
Bestmalz - BEST Vienna 5 14% 8% - 21%
Thomas Fawcett - Pale Chocolate Malt 5 2% 2% - 2%
Dingemans - Special B 5 5% 2% - 8%
Bestmalz - BEST Munich Dark 5 15% 4% - 19%
Thomas Fawcett - Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt 5 38% 18% - 45%
Avangard - Light Munich 5 42% 18% - 89%
Weyermann - Bohemian Pilsner Malt 5 46% 16% - 81%
Briess - Blackprinz Malt 5 1% 0% - 3%
Briess - Pale Ale Malt 2-Row 5 64% 14% - 83%
Weyermann - CaraRed 5 13% 10% - 20%
Gladfield - Munich Malt 5 27% 10% - 63%
Dry Malt Extract - Amber 4 27% 13% - 50%
American - Blackprinz 4 2% 1% - 3%
American - Caramel / Crystal 15L 4 11% 8% - 14%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 4 4% 2% - 5%
American - Pale Ale 4 57% 14% - 84%
American - Red Wheat 4 9% 2% - 21%
American - Victory 4 6% 3% - 10%
Cara 45L 4 4% 4% - 5%
Belgian - Chocolate 4 2% 2% - 3%
Honey Malt 4 12% 5% - 17%
German - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner Dk 4 83% 56% - 94%
German - Rye 4 10% 4% - 17%
Smoked Malt 4 30% 1% - 70%
United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 160L 4 3% 2% - 4%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 4 44% 8% - 79%
Finland - Vienna Malt 4 7% 2% - 10%
Briess - Caramel Malt - 60L 4 4% 2% - 6%
Weyermann - CaraWheat 4 6% 4% - 8%
Great Western - Superior Pilsen (1.6 °L) 4 45% 27% - 73%
Proximity - Pale Chocolate 4 3% 2% - 4%
The Swaen - Munich Dark 4 16% 5% - 31%
Flaked Barley 3 4% 1% - 6%
Torrified Wheat 3 11% 1% - 27%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 3 7% 2% - 9%
American - Caramel / Crystal 150L 3 4% 2% - 7%
Belgian - CaraVienne 3 10% 4% - 21%
German - Pale Wheat 3 8% 4% - 13%
United Kingdom - Crystal 45L 3 8% 5% - 11%
United Kingdom - Crystal 90L 3 2% 2% - 3%
United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 120L 3 5% 3% - 9%
United Kingdom - Lager 3 44% 34% - 49%
Cane Sugar 3 6% 3% - 9%
Liquid Malt Extract - Pilsen 3 43% 21% - 63%
Dry Malt Extract - Pilsen 3 83% 73% - 100%
Dry Malt Extract - Extra Light 3 53% 13% - 100%
Maltodextrin 3 5% 2% - 8%
Finland - Chocolate Malt 3 3% 1% - 4%
Mecca Grade - Lamonta (American Pale) 3 55% 35% - 67%
Weyermann - Abbey Malt 3 17% 14% - 20%
Castle Malting - Château Special Belgium 3 7% 3% - 12%
Weyermann - Carafa Special Type 1 3 2% 1% - 3%
The Swaen - Swaen Pilsner 3 50% 36% - 67%
Bestmalz - BEST Melanoidin 3 7% 2% - 12%
Viking - Munich Light 3 22% 4% - 56%
The Swaen - BlackSwaen Chocolate B 3 2% 1% - 3%
Proximity - Munich Malt 3 53% 9% - 90%
Briess - DME Pilsen Light 3 46% 33% - 60%
Briess - DME Sparkling Amber 3 9% 7% - 14%
Briess - Caramel Malt - 80L 3 5% 4% - 7%
Briess - Carapils Malt 3 5% 3% - 6%
Mecca Grade - Metolius [Munich Style] 3 25% 19% - 35%
Weyermann - Chocolate Wheat 3 3% 1% - 5%
Bairds - Chocolate Malt 3 3% 1% - 4%
Weyermann - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 3 63% 47% - 86%
Flaked Rice 2 13% 9% - 17%
American - Caramel / Crystal 30L 2 5% 5% - 5%
American - Caramel / Crystal 75L 2 4% 3% - 5%
American - Caramel / Crystal 90L 2 7% 5% - 9%
American - Special Roast 2 4% 2% - 5%
Belgian - Caramel Pils 2 10% 9% - 12%
Belgian - Wheat 2 9% 6% - 13%
Canadian - Pale Wheat 2 7% 6% - 8%
German - CaraAmber 2 9% 6% - 12%
German - CaraBohemian 2 6% 3% - 10%
German - Caramel Wheat 2 7% 6% - 7%
United Kingdom - Crystal 140L 2 2% 1% - 2%
United Kingdom - Dark Crystal 80L 2 17% 3% - 31%
Peated Malt 2 40% 4% - 75%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 2 1% 0% - 1%
Liquid Malt Extract - Amber 2 100% 100% - 100%
Molasses 2 2% 0% - 3%
Finland - Crystal Malt 100 2 6% 5% - 7%
Finland - Wheat Malt 2 6% 5% - 8%
New Zealand - Ale Malt 2 64% 47% - 82%
New Zealand - Medium Crystal Malt 2 9% 2% - 15%
New Zealand - Pilsner Malt 2 54% 40% - 68%
German - CaraRye 2 6% 5% - 6%
Bestmalz - BEST Caramel Aromatic 2 5% 4% - 6%
Viking - Pilsner Malt 2 49% 30% - 68%
Dingemans - Pilsen 2 58% 52% - 64%
Muntons - Maris Otter 2 32% 21% - 42%
Weyermann - Carahell 2 3% 3% - 3%
Briess - Dark Munich Malt 30L 2 19% 16% - 21%
Castle Malting - Château Munich 2 14% 7% - 20%
Castle Malting - Château Munich Light 2 14% 9% - 19%
Ireks - Pilsner Malt 2 51% 39% - 64%
Weyermann - Pale Ale 2 41% 29% - 53%
Weyermann - Carafa III 2 2% 1% - 2%
Bairds - Maris Otter Pale Ale 2 46% 45% - 47%
Bestmalz - BEST Chit Malt 2 8% 8% - 8%
Castle Malting - Château Cara Clair 2 4% 4% - 4%
Bestmalz - BEST Caramel Munich I 2 5% 5% - 5%
Castle Malting - Château Vienna 2 25% 13% - 37%
Mecca Grade - Opal 22 2 7% 4% - 10%
Castle Malting - Château Pilsen 2RS 2 46% 37% - 56%
Castle Malting - Château Wheat Blanc 2 11% 11% - 12%
Weyermann - Dark Wheat Malt 2 22% 9% - 35%
Simpsons - Aromatic Malt 2 4% 3% - 5%
Simpsons - Crystal Medium 2 5% 2% - 9%
Proximity - Pilsen Malt 2 86% 84% - 88%
Great Western - Premium 2-Row 2 45% 9% - 82%
Weyermann - Chocolate Rye 2 2% 2% - 3%
Crisp Malting - Torrefied Wheat 2 8% 7% - 9%
Briess - DME Pale Ale 2 52% 5% - 100%
Briess - LME Pilsen Light 2 40% 30% - 50%
Briess - Goldpils Vienna Malt 2 20% 19% - 21%
Briess - Roasted Barley 2 1% 1% - 1%
Great Western - Vienna 2 70% 69% - 70%
Voyager Craft Malt - Atlas Latrobe 2 56% 36% - 75%
Weyermann - Sinamar 2 0% 0% - 0%
Dingemans - Aromatic Malt 2 7% 6% - 7%
Weyermann - Carafoam 2 8% 5% - 11%
Pauls Malt - Maris Otter Keep Flying 2 66% 37% - 94%
Gladfield - Vienna Malt 2 16% 15% - 16%
Canada Malting - MUNICH MALT 2 30% 22% - 37%
Agrária - Munich Malt 2 27% 25% - 29%
Malteurop - Pilsen Malt 2 27% 25% - 30%
Malteurop - 2 Row 2 56% 48% - 64%
Great Western - American Munich 2 27% 19% - 35%