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  • Dusseldorf Alt

    Fermenting at cool ale temperatures develops the clean and smooth, yet rich malt character of this German-style beer.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Altbier

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: All grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    5.5 lbs Pilsen Malt Base
    3 lbs Bonlander® Munich Malt Kilned, Munich
    4 oz Chocolate Malt Roasted, Chocolate
    1.5 oz Hallertau Hops (6% AA) Boil 90 minutes
    1 oz Saaz Hops (4% AA) Boil 30 minutes
    1 vial WLP036 Dusseldorf Alt Yeast


    1. Mash at 148ºF for 90 minutes

    Primary Fermentation:

    Secondary Fermentation:

    Fermentation Notes:

    Original Gravity: 1.046

    Final Gravity: 1.008

    Alcohol by Weight:

    Alcohol by Volume: 5%

    IBU: 47

    Color: 20 SRM