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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
Altoberfest
5.5 gal 6.48% 0 1.066 1.016
Partial Mash 1690
Long Trail Ale Clone
5 gal 4.11% 37.64 1.046 1.014
extract 1563
alt
5.5 gal 5.14% 30.24 1.052 1.013
All Grain 1471
alaskan amber clone
6 gal 6.26% 32.8 1.064 1.016
All Grain 1425
Altbier
20 L 4.9% 23.55 12.0223 2.85191
All Grain 1357
Northern German Altbier
5.5 gal 5.2% 57.53 1.053 1.013
extract 1305
Zim's Altbier
5 gal 4.92% 62.89 1.052 1.015
All Grain 1264
Long Trail Ale Clone
2.5 gal 5.73% 28.06 1.058 1.015
BIAB 1186
Alaskan Amber Clone
5 gal 5.25% 20.69 1.053 1.013
extract 1173
Altbier un Stein
5.5 gal 5.13% 24.85 1.054 1.015
All Grain 1132

Newest North German Altbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
OCD Altbier
5 gal 5.04% 0 1.051 1.013
All Grain 7
Peggy's Moose Eye Rye (Amber Rye)
21 L 4.73% 31.95 1.047 1.011
All Grain 8
Belgian red ale
15 L 5.07% 37.65 1.052 1.014
All Grain 11
Altbier
5.5 gal 5.65% 34.42 1.057 1.014
BIAB 13
ded guy 2
5.3 gal 6.35% 21.86 1.062 1.014
All Grain 21
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5 gal 5.39% 35.01 1.055 1.014
All Grain 65
Cologne Sorachi Ace (Sorachi and 2 row only with proper Kölsch east starter)
25 L 6.54% 32.83 1.066 1.017
All Grain 23
Muth Ale
5.5 gal 4.85% 24.69 1.048 1.011
extract 22
Alexandra
6.5 gal 4.35% 31.55 1.043 1.01
All Grain 26
Altbier
5.5 gal 5.03% 33.5 1.051 1.013
All Grain 36

Fermentables Used In North German Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Pilsner
29
German
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
38
62%
11% - 95%
Munich Light
23
German
Grain
Base malt
6 °L 
37
25%
8% - 93%
Munich Dark
21
German
Grain
Base malt
15.5 °L 
37
26%
5% - 100%
Vienna
19
German
Grain
Base malt
4 °L 
37
27%
5% - 68%
Pale 2-Row
16
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
67%
27% - 89%
CaraMunich II
13
German
Grain
Crystal malt
46 °L 
34
7%
2% - 21%
Caramel / Crystal 120L
11
American
Grain
Crystal malt
120 °L 
33
7%
0% - 9%
CaraMunich I
10
German
Grain
Crystal malt
39 °L 
34
6%
2% - 12%
Chocolate
10
American
Grain
Roasted malt
350 °L 
29
3%
1% - 11%
Caramel / Crystal 60L
8
American
Grain
Crystal malt
60 °L 
34
10%
3% - 23%

Hops Used In North German Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Perle185.738%10% - 100%
Saaz173.343%14% - 77%
Magnum1614.566%11% - 100%
Cascade15628%17% - 50%
Tettnanger104.539%20% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh10438%23% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker94.632%14% - 80%
Spalt84.545%21% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau83.944%29% - 100%
Willamette64.925%16% - 50%

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

Name Uses Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
CaraMunich II3German
Grain
Crystal malt46 °L 
34
100%
100% - 100%
Black Malt2American
Grain
Roasted malt500 °L 
28
7%
7% - 7%
Chocolate2American
Grain
Roasted malt350 °L 
29
25%
25% - 25%
Melanoidin2German
Grain
Roasted malt25 °L 
37
19%
19% - 19%
Munich2Belgian
Grain
Base malt6 °L 
38
74%
74% - 74%
Caramel / Crystal 60L2American
Grain
Crystal malt60 °L 
34
50%
25% - 75%
Crystal 60L1United Kingdom
Grain
Crystal malt60 °L 
34
95%
95% - 95%
Caramel / Crystal 120L1American
Grain
Crystal malt120 °L 
33
100%
100% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 10L1American
Grain
Crystal malt10 °L 
35
75%
75% - 75%
CaraMunich III1German
Grain
Crystal malt57 °L 
34
50%
50% - 50%

Yeasts Used In North German Altbier Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
German Ale 100718WyeastAle0.11Low7555°F68°F
German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast WLP02916White LabsAleMediumMedium7565°F69°F
Safale - American Ale Yeast US-059Fermentis / SafaleAle.095Medium8154°F77°F
Safale - English Ale Yeast S-046Fermentis / SafaleAle.0975High7554°F77°F
Dusseldorf Alt Yeast WLP0366White LabsAleMediumMedium68.565°F72°F
American Ale 10564WyeastAle0.1Med-Low7560°F72°F
Nottingham Ale Yeast4DanstarAleMed-HighHigh7757°F70°F
Safbrew - General/Belgian Yeast S-333Fermentis / SafaleAle0.115High7054°F77°F
Safale - German Ale Yeast K-972Fermentis / SafaleAle.104High8154°F77°F
California Ale Yeast WLP0012White LabsAleHighMedium76.568°F73°F
Kölsch 25652WyeastAle0.1Low7556°F70°F

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

Name Uses Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
irish moss12FiningBoil90%25% - 100%
Whirlfloc11FiningBoil71%8% - 100%
Gypsum5Water AgtMash42%0% - 67%
Calcium Chloride4Water AgtMash31%0% - 55%
Table Salt2Water AgtMash32%13% - 50%
Yeast Nutrient2OtherBoil50%50% - 50%
Epsom Salt2Water AgtMash1%0% - 3%
Brewers Clarex2FiningPrimary92%92% - 92%
Whirlflock2FiningBoil100%100% - 100%
Whirloc2FiningBoil100%100% - 100%
5.2 pH Stabilizer1Water AgtMash50%50% - 50%

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