German Altbier – 5 Gallon Recipe Kit


German Altbier extract recipe kit 5 gallons


German Altbier

Altbier is one of the few indigenous German ale styles. It is a crisp, clean-tasting, full-bodied beer with a copper-brown color, firm, lacey white crown of foam, and a malty to nutty bittersweet finish.

Approx. Original Gravity: 1.047
Approx. Final Gravity: 1.011
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.7%
Bitterness: 18 IBUs
Approx. Color: 12 SRM
Ideal Fermentation Temperature: 65°F
Average Fermentation Days: 7-10 days

Kit contents:

  • Specialty malts (crushed together in one bag)
  • Liquid malt extract
  • Dry malt extract
  • Hops
  • Dry yeast
  • Priming sugar
  • 55 Bottle caps
  • Muslin grain bag
  • Step by step instructions

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