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1698 ALT

Dusseldorf Altbier

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Don Pfeiffer

Batch Size: 5.50 gal

Boil Size: 7.00 gal

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1698 ALT

Type: All Grain

Date: 8/19/2004

Batch Size: 5.50 gal

Brewer: Don Pfeiffer
Boil Size: 7.00 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Shakey Dog Brewery
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 70.00
Taste Notes:


AmountItemType% or IBU
10.00 lbPale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)Grain71.43 %
3.00 lbCaramunich Malt (56.0 SRM)Grain21.43 %
0.50 lbAromatic Malt (26.0 SRM)Grain3.57 %
0.50 lbWheat Malt, Ger (2.0 SRM)Grain3.57 %
1.00 ozPearle [8.00 %] (60 min)Hops24.5 IBU
1.00 ozPearle [8.00 %] (30 min)Hops18.9 IBU
1 PkgsGerman Ale II (White Labs #WLP003)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.064 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.066 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 6.44 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 7.05 %
Bitterness: 43.4 IBUCalories: 296 cal/pint
Est Color: 17.7 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Full Body, No Mash OutTotal Grain Weight: 14.00 lb
Sparge Water: 4.56 galGrain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 FTunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Full Body, No Mash Out
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
45 minMash InAdd 17.50 qt of water at 173.4 F158.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 4.2 ozCarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


After 30 min of mashing take 2 gal of the mash and heat to a boil. Then put back in the mash for the remainder of the masing.

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