Schools Alt - Altbier

An Authentic Homebrew Recipe - by LB - Mike

RECIPE INFO

Düsseldorf Altbier which is malty with a huge hop character, using Safale US-05 gives a bread, nutty & caramel taste to the finished beer.
Author: LB - Mike - View
Brew Sessions: 0
Source: Homebrew Recipe
Recipe Type: All Grain
Efficiency: 75%
Calories: 155
Boil Time: 60 Minutes
Batch Size: 0
Boil Size: 0
Total Grains: 0
Total Hops: 0
IBU/OG: 0.74
OG: 1.048
- - -
FG: 1.009
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IBUs: 35.7 (tinseth)
- - - IBUs
Color: 14.5° SRM / 28.57° EBC
- - - SRM
Alcohol: 5.11%
-% - -% ABV

FERMENTABLES

fermentable / amount / ppg / l / usage
Lager Malt - UK, 0 (75.4%), 38 ppg, 2 L, Mash
Munich - UK, 0 (21.6%), 37 ppg, 9 L, Mash
Chocolate - UK, 0 (3%), 34 ppg, 425 L, Mash

HOPS

hop / amount / usage / time / AA / IBUs
Saaz(Czech), 0 (Pellet), Boil, 60 Minutes, 3.8, 35.7

YEAST

yeast / attenuation
Fermentis Safale US-05, 81%

NOTES

18 Litres of strike water at 70C
Mash at 66C for 90 minutes

14 Litres sparge water at 76C
Sparge grains to collect 28 Litres of wort

Pitch yeast at 18-20C

Ferment 10-14 days or u til FG reached

Cold crash if possible

Carbonate in range of 2.4 - 2.8 volumes
or if bottling 140g priming sugar (23 Litres fermented)

Recipe Reviews/Tasting Notes (1)

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reviewed by LB - Mike on June 22, 2024
"First time brewing this and delighted with final beer, tastes and drinks very well. The use of Safale US-05 created a real bread, nutty and caramel taste to the finished Altbier, but not overly heavy or bitter. A well balanced easy drinking Düsseldorf Altbier."

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