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Düsseldorf Altbier : Partial Mash : 5 gal

Theodore

A basic partial mash Altbier, using up miscellaneous leftover grains from last brew season.

January 18, 2014 at 09:14am

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Ingredients (Partial Mash5 gal)

  • 1 7/16 lbs German Vienna

    German Vienna

    Increases malty flavor, provides balance. Use in Vienna, Märzen and Oktoberfest.

  • 1 2/16 lbs Munich Malt; International Malting

    Munich Malt; International Malting

    Traditional European style.

  • 2 3/16 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt (Organic); Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt (Organic); Briess

    Mild malty flavor. USDA Organic, 100% Organic. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 4/16 lbs Dark Crystal Malt I; Thomas Fawcett

    Dark Crystal Malt I; Thomas Fawcett

  • 3 6/16 lbs Dry Dark Extract

    Dry Dark Extract

    Used predominantly in the production of dark beers such as milds, browns, porters, and stouts.

  • 1.6 oz Northern Brewer - 7.9 AA% whole; boiled 60 min

    Northern Brewer

    Used for bittering with strong flavors and very fragrant in steam beers, dark English ales, and German lagers. Aroma is medium-strong with evergreen and mint overtones.

  • 0.5 oz Hersbrucker - 2.3 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min

    Hersbrucker

    Drier, spicier than Hallertauer. Most important aroma variety in Germany.

  • 0.5 oz Hersbrucker - 2.3 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    Hersbrucker

    Drier, spicier than Hallertauer. Most important aroma variety in Germany.

  • WYeast 1007 German Ale™

    WYeast 1007 German Ale™

    Ferments dry and crisp, leaving a complex but mild flavor. Produces an extremely rocky head and ferments well down to 55F.

Notes

Partial mash is done in the oven for 60 minutes at 154F.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 7 - Amber Hybrid Beer

Subcategory: C - Düsseldorf Altbier

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.052 1.046 - 1.054
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 1.010 - 1.015
Color: 16.1 SRM 11 - 17
Alcohol: 5.2% ABV 4.50% - 5.20%
Bitterness: 47.8 IBU 35.00 - 50.00

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