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Alternative Fermentables Beer - Alternative Grain Beer


A base beer enhanced by or featuring the character of additional grain or grains. The specific character depends greatly on the character of the added grains.

Flavor Profile: Same as base beer style. The additional grain should be noticeable in flavor, although it may not be necessarily identifiable. However, the alternative grain should provide the major flavor profile for this beer. Different grains have different characters

BJCP Style Guide

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 4516
Yeast Starter Wort - All Grain (14 L)
14 L 3.78% 4.95 1.037 1.008
All Grain 2660
Brett L Centennial IPA
1 gal 6.95% 26.22 1.059 1.006
extract 2482
SchuBrew gluten free IPA
2 gal 4.33% 56.13 1.054 1.021
BIAB 2303
Rye Ale
5 gal 5.04% 23.82 1.050 1.012
All Grain 2054
1815 Farmers Almanac Light Beer
5.5 gal 0.8% 92.34 1.009 1.002
extract 1957
Elder Statesman
23 L 4.25% 52.25 1.042 1.010
All Grain 1948
grissette
5.5 gal 4.3% 14.33 1.036 1.004
Partial Mash 1866
Flanders Red AG
5.5 gal 6.03% 12.27 1.061 1.015
All Grain 1715
Tre Turgi├╣
26 L 6.54% 30.9 1.060 1.010
All Grain 1617

Newest Alternative Grain Beer Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Quinoa Beer (read all Millet as Quinoa additions)
5.5 gal 6.3% 0 1.057 1.009
All Grain 6
Wanna be Wheatbier
17 L 4.78% 25.77 1.049 1.012
BIAB 18
Double Trouble
37 L 4.63% 36.1 1.047 1.012
BIAB 29
Bourbon
24.32 L 9.46% 0 1.092 1.020
All Grain 17
RAKAU You
22 L 4.71% 39.3 1.048 1.012
BIAB 42
Awesome Recipe
27 L 6.48% 23.71 1.061 1.012
All Grain 29
Simple ginger beer
20 L 5% 0 1.038 1.000
BIAB 70
Genny's Hazy Dog IPA
3 gal 9.39% 25.1 1.088 1.017
All Grain 51
Rye
7 gal 5.4% 18.06 1.053 1.012
BIAB 35
Gluten Free Trial 1
20 L 5.4% 17.33 1.054 1.013
All Grain 58

Fermentables Used In Alternative Grain Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
US - Pale 2-Row 25 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 51% 9% - 96%
Flaked Oats 15 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 12% 2% - 53%
Flaked Corn 14 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 29% 2% - 66%
American - Pilsner 13 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 59% 30% - 100%
Flaked Rice 12 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 26% 1% - 48%
Rice Hulls 11 Adjunct other 0°L
0 6% 0% - 14%
Rye 11 Grain base malt 3.5°L
38 20% 7% - 50%
White Sorghum Syrup - Gluten Free 10 Sugar sugar 1.5°L
37 45% 15% - 93%
German - Wheat Malt 9 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 21% 6% - 43%
Honey 9 Sugar honey 2°L
35 20% 5% - 50%

Hops Used In Alternative Grain Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 18 7 40% 10% - 100%
Amarillo 12 8.6 30% 8% - 57%
East Kent Goldings 11 5 54% 17% - 100%
Saaz 10 3.5 49% 13% - 100%
Citra 10 11 42% 12% - 100%
Centennial 10 10 35% 9% - 100%
Magnum 9 15 32% 2% - 100%
Fuggles 9 4.5 64% 24% - 100%
Columbus 7 15 26% 11% - 50%
Simcoe 7 12.7 23% 7% - 67%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range

Yeasts Used In Alternative Grain Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 21 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 10 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Lallemand - LALBREW┬« VOSS KVEIK ALE YEAST 7 Lallemand Ales High High 80% 77°F 104°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 6 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 5 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 4 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Lutra Kveik OYL-071 3 Omega Yeast Labs Norwegian Ales High Medium 78% 68°F 95°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 3 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - General/Belgian Yeast S-33 2 Fermentis / Safale Ale 0.115 High 70% 54°F 77°F
Lallemand - LalBrew NovaLager 2 Lallemand Lagers Low Low 75% 50°F 68°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 14 Water Agt Boil 14% 0% - 56%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 9 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 31%
Whirlfloc 9 Water Agt Boil 78% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 6 Water Agt Mash 89% 33% - 100%
Epsom Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 23%
Phosphoric acid 5 Water Agt Mash 70% 8% - 95%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 4 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 50%
Baking Soda 3 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 5%
Chalk 3 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 16%
Irish Moss 3 Fining Boil 99% 96% - 100%

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