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Ralph's Original Alt

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Ralph's Original Alt

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Beer Style: Düsseldorf Altbier (7C)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Düsseldorf Altbier
Beer Color

Description:

The first week or two in the bottle tasted just like Sam Adams Octoberfest. Even when tasted side by side. As it matured it took on a smoother, yet very slightly toasty, flavor. Has become better tasting than SA Octoberfest.

Ingredients:

  • 5 lbs - Munich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 3 lbs - Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 8.0 oz - Aromatic Malt (26.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 8.0 oz - Caramunich Malt (56.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2.0 oz - Black Barley (Stout) (500.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 0.5 oz - Cluster [7.5%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 0.5 oz - Cluster [7.5%] - Boil 45 min (Hops)
  • 1 pkgs - Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) (Yeast)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.049 (12.0° P)
Final Gravity: 1.011 SG (2.8° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 4.9%
Color SRM: 16.0  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 29.1
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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