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Alternative Fermentables Beer - Alternative Grain Beer

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Top 10 Alternative Grain Beer Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Dutch Kuyt
3 gal 4.24% 27.8 1.043 1.011
All Grain 2246
Brett L Centennial IPA
1 gal 6.95% 26.22 1.059 1.006
extract 1352
SchuBrew gluten free IPA
2 gal 4.33% 56.13 1.054 1.021
BIAB 936
grissette
5.5 gal 4.3% 14.33 1.036 1.004
Partial Mash 919
Rye Ale
5 gal 5.04% 23.82 1.050 1.012
All Grain 902
1815 Farmers Almanac Light Beer
5.5 gal 0.8% 92.34 1.009 1.002
extract 882
Elder Statesman
23 L 4.25% 52.25 1.042 1.010
All Grain 850
Flanders Red AG
5.5 gal 6.03% 12.27 1.061 1.015
All Grain 813
Yeast Starter Wort - All Grain (14 L)
14 L 3.78% 4.95 1.037 1.008
All Grain 774
Tre TurgiĆ¹
26 L 6.54% 30.9 1.060 1.010
All Grain 653

Newest Alternative Grain Beer Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Renelle's Silly Yak Gluten-Free Best Case Kit
23.5 L 5.36% 14.02 1.050 1.009
extract 9
Oliver's Thai Beer
23 L 4.35% 0 1.044 1.011
All Grain 25
Vienna wheat
15 L 4.53% 33.11 1.046 1.011
All Grain 14
Drag Shoe - Doppelsticke Altbier
6 gal 8.63% 83.55 1.096 1.030
All Grain 32
Walmart Kvass
5.5 gal 5.07% 0 1.048 1.009
All Grain 24
Gold Sour Base
54 gal 6.32% 5.12 1.055 1.007
All Grain 16
Summer Grisette
14.5 L 3.32% 24.04 1.027 1.002
BIAB 35
Lambic
5.5 gal 4.76% 3.4 1.047 1.011
All Grain 34
Bia Hoi
4.5 gal 3.38% 5.34 1.031 1.005
All Grain 33
Bruce Recipe
20 gal 20.4% 0 1.180 1.025
All Grain 35

Fermentables Used In Alternative Grain Beer Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 11 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 47% 14% - 84%
American - Rye 9 American Grain base malt 3.5°L
38 17% 7% - 40%
American - Pilsner 7 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 53% 30% - 74%
White Sorghum Syrup - Gluten Free 7 Sugar sugar 1.5°L
37 62% 22% - 93%
Honey 7 Sugar sugar 2°L
42 20% 5% - 50%
Rice Hulls 6 Adjunct other 0°L
0 7% 2% - 14%
American - White Wheat 5 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 30% 21% - 44%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 5 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 88% 46% - 100%
German - Vienna 5 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 31% 12% - 54%
Flaked Oats 5 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 6% 4% - 9%

Hops Used In Alternative Grain Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 11 7 37% 10% - 100%
Citra 8 11 34% 7% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 7 5 47% 11% - 100%
Magnum 6 15 31% 2% - 100%
Saaz 5 3.5 42% 11% - 67%
Fuggles 5 4.5 73% 25% - 100%
Amarillo 4 8.6 16% 4% - 33%
Columbus 4 15 25% 11% - 50%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 4 3.75 51% 29% - 100%
Centennial 4 10 32% 17% - 75%

Steeping Grains Used In Alternative Grain Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 2 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 46% 43% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 2 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 57% 14% - 100%
Flaked Barley 1 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
32 14% 14% - 14%
American - Chocolate 1 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 14% 14% - 14%
Flaked Oats 1 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 100% 100% - 100%
American - Pale 6-Row 1 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 75% 75% - 75%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 1 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 25% 25% - 25%
United Kingdom - Crystal 30L 1 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 30°L
34 50% 50% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 1 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 14% 14% - 14%

Yeasts Used In Alternative Grain Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 7 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 6 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 3 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 3 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 2 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Tropical IPA OYL-200 2 Omega Yeast Labs Ales 0.1 Low 92.5% 75°F 85°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 2 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - Brettanomyces lambicus 5526 2 Wyeast Ale 0.12 Medium 90% 60°F 75°F
Brewferm - Brewferm Blanche #Y015 1 Brewferm Ale n/a Low 78% 64°F 73°F
White Labs - American Ale Yeast Blend WLP060 1 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Alternative Grain Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 5 Water Agt Boil 41% 0% - 99%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 4 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 38%
Whirlfloc 3 Fining Boil 89% 66% - 100%
Epsom Salt 2 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 23%
Lactic acid 2 Water Agt Mash 100% 100% - 100%
Irish Moss 2 Fining Boil 98% 96% - 100%
Five Star Chemicals - 5.2 pH Stabilizer 1 Water Agt Mash 50% 50% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 1 Water Agt Mash 23% 23% - 23%
Table Salt 1 Water Agt Mash 6% 6% - 6%

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