German Altbier Extract Template

German-Style Brown Ale/Düsseldorf-Style Altbier - Extract

Recipe Description

This recipe is a base template for the German-Style Brown Ale/Düsseldorf-Style Altbier style. While you are welcome to brew this recipe as is it's intended to be used as a starting point for creating your own recipe.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 3 gal (11.4 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • After Boil
  • 4 oz (113.4 g) Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0 °L)
  • 3 lbs (1.36 kg) Dark Liquid Malt Extract (30 °L)
  • 3 lbs (1.36 kg) Munich Dry Malt Extract (8 °L)
  • Hops
  • 2 oz (56.7 g) Hallertauer Tradition 7% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1 tsp (4.93 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
  • Yeast
  • Dusseldorf Alt Yeast (Whitelabs WLP036) (Liquid)

Directions

Add mix dry extract with 3 gallons of water and bring to a boil. Add hops and irish moss at times indicated. With 15 mins remaining in the boil add the liquid extract. Cool and transfer to primary fermentor. Top off with cold water to the 5 gallon mark. Shake to mix and aerate then pitch the yeast.

Corn sugar is for bottle priming.

Hold in primary fermentor for 21 days at 67 °F (19 °C).

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.

Info Changes

  • Name: German Altbier 1Extract Template
  • Boil size: 63.00
  • Directions: Add 5 gal purified water to kettle. Steep dry grains as water comes up to 170. Spargemix dry extract with 13 gal hotlons of water and Remove grains. ¶

    B
    bring to a boil. Then turn off heat and add amber malt extract ¶

    Bring back to boil. Add 1 oz hops. Boil 60 min. With 15 minutes left, add 1 oz flavoring hops and Irish moss tablet. With 1 minute left add .5 oz aroma hops. ¶

    Add hops and irish moss at times indicated. With 15 mins remaining in the boil add the liquid extract. Cool and transfer to primary fermentor. If necessary, tTop off with cold water to the 5 gallon mark. Shake to mix and aerate then pitch the yeast. ¶

    Corn sugar is for bottle priming.

Ingredient Changes

  • 0.753 lbs (01.346 kg) Crystal 40Dark Liquid Malt Extract (430 °L)
  • 12 oz (28.3556.7 g) Hallertauer Tradition Leaf 7% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • Kölsch Yeast (Wyeast 2565) (DryDusseldorf Alt Yeast (Whitelabs WLP036) (Liquid)

New Ingredients

  • 3 lbs (1.36 kg) Munich Dry Malt Extract (8 °L)

Removed Ingredients

  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Hallertauer Tradition Leaf 7% AA (Boil - 15 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) Hallertauer Tradition Leaf 7% AA (Boil - 1 mins)
  • 0.33 lbs (0.15 kg) Black Patent Malt (500 °L)
  • 6.2 lbs (2.81 kg) Amber Liquid Malt Extract (12.5 °L)
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