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Fermentables Used In North German Altbier Recipes

Name Recipes Avg. Usage Usage Range
German - Pilsner 34 63% 11% - 100%
German - Munich Light 30 25% 5% - 93%
American - Pale 2-Row 24 64% 27% - 89%
German - Vienna 23 32% 5% - 80%
German - Munich Dark 22 25% 5% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 13 7% 0% - 10%
German - CaraMunich I 12 6% 2% - 12%
American - Chocolate 11 3% 1% - 11%
German - Carafa II 11 3% 2% - 5%
American - Pilsner 10 59% 34% - 100%
German - CaraMunich II 10 6% 2% - 15%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 10 8% 2% - 24%
Belgian - CaraMunich 10 4% 1% - 11%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 10 10% 3% - 23%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 8 2% 2% - 2%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 8 58% 28% - 90%
Dry Malt Extract - Amber 8 41% 10% - 87%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 7 6% 3% - 10%
American - Victory 6 5% 2% - 9%
German - Acidulated Malt 6 3% 1% - 6%
American - Roasted Barley 6 2% 0% - 6%
Belgian - Special B 6 4% 1% - 10%
American - Munich - Light 10L 6 26% 9% - 42%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 6 4% 1% - 6%
German - CaraRed 5 14% 7% - 20%
American - Aromatic Malt 5 6% 4% - 9%
German - Carafa I 5 2% 1% - 3%
American - Vienna 5 36% 4% - 88%
German - CaraMunich III 5 7% 2% - 15%
German - Melanoidin 5 7% 3% - 17%
Liquid Malt Extract - Amber 5 65% 41% - 77%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 4 6% 2% - 8%
German - Chocolate Rye 4 2% 2% - 3%
Belgian - Biscuit 4 8% 4% - 15%
German - Dark Munich 4 16% 9% - 27%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 4 28% 13% - 48%
German - Wheat Malt 4 7% 5% - 11%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 4 9% 4% - 14%
Flaked Barley 3 4% 2% - 5%
Liquid Malt Extract - Munich 3 83% 80% - 86%
American - Munich - 60L 3 10% 8% - 11%
Brown Sugar 3 7% 4% - 13%
Liquid Malt Extract - Pilsen 3 80% 41% - 100%
German - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 3 34% 33% - 35%
Flaked Oats 3 11% 9% - 14%
German - Pale Ale 3 62% 50% - 80%
German - Chocolate Wheat 3 2% 1% - 3%
Belgian - Munich 3 22% 3% - 49%
United Kingdom - Munich 3 15% 9% - 20%
American - Pale Ale 3 76% 59% - 86%
German - De-Husked Caraf II 3 3% 2% - 5%
German - Carafa III 3 2% 1% - 3%
American - Special Roast 2 5% 2% - 7%
Flaked Wheat 2 3% 3% - 3%
German - CaraAroma 2 8% 8% - 9%
Belgian - Pilsner 2 95% 91% - 100%
German - Abbey Malt 2 7% 6% - 8%
American - Red Wheat 2 12% 11% - 14%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 2 1% 1% - 1%
American - Dark Chocolate 2 2% 1% - 2%
Belgian - Chocolate 2 4% 2% - 5%
Rice Hulls 2 4% 2% - 5%
Belgian - Roasted Barley 2 1% 1% - 1%
Cane Sugar 2 13% 9% - 18%
Dry Malt Extract - Pilsen 2 73% 46% - 100%
Liquid Malt Extract - Wheat 2 36% 25% - 47%
German - Kölsch 2 32% 32% - 32%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 2 6% 3% - 10%
Flaked Rice 2 12% 11% - 13%
Dry Malt Extract - Extra Light 2 82% 69% - 95%
American - Rye 2 8% 4% - 12%
German - Pale Wheat 2 6% 3% - 8%
Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L) 2 6% 2% - 10%
American - Wheat 2 5% 5% - 6%
German - Carapils 2 6% 6% - 6%
German - CaraAmber 2 22% 11% - 33%
American - Munich - Dark 20L 2 23% 23% - 23%
Belgian - Pale Ale 2 57% 52% - 62%
American - White Wheat 2 15% 14% - 15%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 2 80% 67% - 93%
Canadian - Pale Wheat 1 2% 2% - 2%
United Kingdom - Amber 1 5% 5% - 5%
Briess - Aromatic Munich Malt 20L 1 10% 10% - 10%
Canadian - Pale 2-Row 1 47% 47% - 47%
Turbinado 1 5% 5% - 5%
American - CaraBrown 1 18% 18% - 18%
Castle Malting - Château Pale Ale 1 86% 86% - 86%
Belgian - CaraVienne 1 5% 5% - 5%
Liquid Malt Extract - Dark 1 75% 75% - 75%
United Kingdom - Dextrine Malt 1 5% 5% - 5%
Finland - Cara Plus 150 1 8% 8% - 8%
German - Rye 1 12% 12% - 12%
Briess - Chocolate 1 0% 0% - 0%
German - De-Husked Caraf III 1 2% 2% - 2%
Crisp Malting - Pale Chocolate 1 1% 1% - 1%
Dry Malt Extract - Wheat 1 5% 5% - 5%
New Zealand - Medium Crystal Malt 1 22% 22% - 22%
Belgian - Aromatic 1 8% 8% - 8%
Flaked Corn 1 6% 6% - 6%
Briess - Black Malt - 2-Row 1 1% 1% - 1%
Weyermann - Pale Wheat 1 26% 26% - 26%
Liquid Malt Extract - Light 1 52% 52% - 52%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 1 74% 74% - 74%
German - CaraBohemian 1 9% 9% - 9%
Finland - Wheat Malt 1 26% 26% - 26%
German - Smoked Malt 1 1% 1% - 1%
Briess - Pale Ale Malt 2-Row 1 31% 31% - 31%
Briess - DME Pilsen Light 1 48% 48% - 48%
New Zealand - Munich Malt 1 55% 55% - 55%
United Kingdom - Peated Malt 1 10% 10% - 10%
United Kingdom - Brown 1 4% 4% - 4%
American - Midnight Wheat Malt 1 3% 3% - 3%
Briess - Bonlander Munich Malt 10L 1 24% 24% - 24%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 1 9% 9% - 9%
Weyermann - Pale Rye 1 10% 10% - 10%
Belgian - De-Bittered Black 1 7% 7% - 7%
New Zealand - American Ale Malt 1 46% 46% - 46%
Rolled Oats 1 4% 4% - 4%
American - Pale 6-Row 1 14% 14% - 14%
Briess - LME Munich 1 52% 52% - 52%
American - Caramel / Crystal 150L 1 11% 11% - 11%
American - Black Barley 1 2% 2% - 2%
New Zealand - Pilsner Malt 1 23% 23% - 23%
Belgian - Caramel Pils 1 5% 5% - 5%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 1 2% 2% - 2%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 1 1% 1% - 1%
German - Bohemian Pilsner 1 85% 85% - 85%
Briess - Caracrystal Wheat Malt 1 10% 10% - 10%
Admiral - Yolo Gold Wheat 1 8% 8% - 8%
New Zealand - Brown Malt 1 10% 10% - 10%
Briess - LME Sparkling Amber Liquid 1 100% 100% - 100%
Canadian - Honey Malt 1 67% 67% - 67%
Honey 1 13% 13% - 13%
American - Black Malt 1 1% 1% - 1%
Castle Malting - Château Cafe Light 1 14% 14% - 14%
American - Smoked Malt 1 5% 5% - 5%
Flaked Rye 1 5% 5% - 5%
Finland - Pilsner Malt 1 68% 68% - 68%
Briess - Carapils Malt 1 5% 5% - 5%
Candi Syrup - Belgian Candi Syrup - Dark (80L) 1 9% 9% - 9%
Castle Malting - Château Pilsen 2RS 1 70% 70% - 70%
New Zealand - Dark Crystal Malt 1 2% 2% - 2%
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