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Amber Hybrid Beer - North German Altbier



Top 10 North German Altbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Long Trail Ale Clone
2.5 gal 5.73% 28.06 1.058 1.015
BIAB 3468
Long Trail Ale Clone
5 gal 4.11% 37.64 1.046 1.014
extract 2724
alaskan amber clone
6 gal 6.26% 32.8 1.064 1.016
All Grain 2458
Altoberfest
5.5 gal 6.48% 0 1.066 1.016
Partial Mash 2262
Altbier
20 L 4.9% 23.55 1.048 1.011
All Grain 2003
Northern German Altbier
5.5 gal 5.2% 57.53 1.053 1.013
extract 1989
alt
5.5 gal 5.14% 30.24 1.052 1.013
All Grain 1989
Zim's Altbier
5 gal 4.92% 62.89 1.052 1.015
All Grain 1884
Alaskan Amber Clone
5 gal 5.25% 20.69 1.053 1.013
extract 1790
Altbier un Stein
5.5 gal 5.13% 24.85 1.054 1.015
All Grain 1608

Newest North German Altbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Jim's Holland beer
5 gal 1.4% 29.51 1.012 1.001
extract 70
ZAM Pumpkin
2.5 gal 6.1% 0 1.062 1.015
BIAB 58
Red X complexed
27 L 3.97% 33.33 1.039 1.009
BIAB 67
Katerw'Alt 2021
5.5 gal 6.03% 42.72 1.058 1.012
All Grain 76
brown ale
60 L 4.71% 27.58 1.048 1.012
All Grain 143
Vienna Alt 1.05
6 gal 4.85% 24.2 1.049 1.012
All Grain 73
Mistletoe Red
6 gal 4.59% 42.93 1.047 1.012
extract 83
Ryan's honey 2.0
5 gal 5.5% 26.55 1.057 1.016
All Grain 144
ThristyGoat
5 gal 6.95% 32.68 1.069 1.016
Partial Mash 135
Rodeo+Banana
5.5 gal 5.81% 36.38 1.055 1.011
extract 97

Fermentables Used In North German Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Munich - Light 10L 36 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 25% 5% - 93%
German - Pilsner 35 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 61% 11% - 100%
Munich Dark 20L 30 Grain specialty malt 20°L
34 24% 5% - 100%
Pale 2-Row 27 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 64% 27% - 89%
German - Vienna 21 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 31% 5% - 80%
German - Carafa II 12 German Grain roasted malt 425°L
32 3% 2% - 5%
American - Pilsner 12 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 55% 22% - 100%
American - Chocolate 12 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 3% 1% - 11%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 11 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 7% 0% - 9%
German - CaraMunich II 11 German Grain crystal malt 46°L
34 6% 2% - 15%

Hops Used In North German Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 24 7 33% 13% - 100%
Magnum 21 15 66% 17% - 100%
Perle 19 8.2 35% 10% - 67%
Saaz 17 3.5 45% 14% - 77%
Tettnanger 11 4.5 39% 20% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 11 4 37% 14% - 80%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 10 3.75 41% 23% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 10 3.9 45% 29% - 100%
Spalt 10 4.5 43% 21% - 100%
Willamette 8 4.5 27% 16% - 50%

Steeping Grains Used In North German Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - CaraMunich II 3 German Grain crystal malt 46°L
34 100% 100% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 2 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 50% 25% - 75%
American - Black Malt 2 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 7% 7% - 7%
German - Melanoidin 2 German Grain roasted malt 25°L
37 19% 19% - 19%
American - Chocolate 2 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 25% 25% - 25%
Munich 2 Grain specialty malt 6°L
37 74% 74% - 74%

Yeasts Used In North German Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 24 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 55°F 68°F
White Labs - German Ale/ K├Âlsch Yeast WLP029 17 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 14 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Dusseldorf Alt Yeast WLP036 11 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 68.5% 65°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 8 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 3 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 3 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 3 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Wyeast - Munich Lager 2308 2 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 72% 48°F 56°F
White Labs - German Ale II WLP003 2 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 76.5% 65°F 70°F

Other Ingredients Used In North German Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 15 Fining Boil 68% 1% - 100%
Irish Moss 15 Fining Boil 82% 16% - 100%
Gypsum 12 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 45%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 7 Water Agt Mash 30% 0% - 64%
Epsom Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 25%
Baking Soda 5 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 35%
Chalk 5 Water Agt Mash 39% 1% - 57%
Lactic acid 4 Water Agt Mash 63% 16% - 95%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 4 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 35%
Brewers Clarex 2 Fining Primary 92% 92% - 92%

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