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Spotted Tongue GR Alt

Spotted Tongue GR Alt

Altbier • All Grain • 5.5 gal

Old Man Stan

A Gluten Reduced beer.

January 26, 2020  10:56pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5.5 gal)

  • 10 lbs Pilsner Malt; Weyermann®

    Pilsner Malt; Weyermann®

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics:Perfect foundation grist for all lagers. Excellent modification and favorable protein and glucan levels. Excellent lautering properties. Provides finished beer with substantial body and mouthfeel, as well as good foam development and head retention. Very flexible grain with high extract efficiency for reliable lager-making in any brew house, including pub ale systems. Yields optimum results for any process⎯from single-step to multi-step infusion, to decoction. Recommended Quantities: Up to 100% of total grain bill. Suitability (beer styles): All lagers, especially Pils/Pilsner/Pilsener, low-alcohol beer, “light“ beer, Belgian beers

  • 1 lbs German Light Munich

    German Light Munich

    For a desired malty, nutty flavor. Lagers, Oktoberfests and bock beer.

  • 1 lbs Weyermann CaraMunich® III; Weyermann

    Weyermann CaraMunich® III; Weyermann

    Provides body. For Oktoberfest, bock, porter, stout, red, amber and brown ales.

  • .25 lbs Weyermann Carafa® III; Weyermann

    Weyermann Carafa® III; Weyermann

    Carafa I, II and III also are available de-husked. Adds aroma, color and body.

  • .5 oz Magnum - 12.1 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min


    A West Coast hop with high Alpha Acid. Excellent bittering hop.

  • .5 oz Tettnanger - 2.6 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min


    Mild, slightly spicy. 'Noble'.

  • .5 oz Tettnanger - 2.6 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min


    Mild, slightly spicy. 'Noble'.

  • 1 tsp Finings Gelatin - At kegging time (omitted from calculations)

    Finings Gelatin

    Clears beer by causing particles to coagulate and settle

  • White Labs WLP029 German Ale/Kölsch

    White Labs WLP029 German Ale/Kölsch

    From a small brewpub in Cologne, Germany, this yeast works great in Kölsch and Alt style beers. Good for light beers like blond and honey. Accentuates hop flavors, similar to WLP001. The slight sulfur produced during fermentation will disappear with age a


Gluten Reduced via White Labs Clarity Ferm at recommended dosage. Will fine with gelatin for best clarity.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 7 - Amber Bitter European Beer

Subcategory: B - Altbier

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.049 1.044 - 1.052
Terminal Gravity: 1.011 1.008 - 1.014
Color: 18.7 SRM 11 - 17
Alcohol: 5.0% ABV 4.3% - 5.5%
Bitterness: 33.0 IBU 25 - 50


Old Man Stan

Finished beer evaluation.

2020-04-19 2:08pm

This beer came out great, not sure what I would change. Maybe delete the Carafa, and add a touch of Aromatic malt.

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