Altbier Recipe - Copper Alt RiteBrew extract

Recipe Info

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Copper Alt RiteBrew extract

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Extract
5 Gallon(s)
5 Gallon(s)
60 min
75%
Adapted from recipe at ritebrew.com: https://www.ritebrew.com/product-p/851216.htm

This recipe was cloned from Kangaroo Red Ale extract.

Fermentables

7% - Caramel/Crystal 40 - US
0.5
35
40
Steep
41% - Dry Malt Extract - Pilsen - US
3
42
2
Extract
45% - Liquid Malt Extract - Munich - US
3.3
35
8
Extract
7% - Brewer's Crystals
0.5
44
0
Extract

Hops

East Kent Goldings
1
Pellet
Boil
60 min(s)
5.5
20.1

Yeast

Fermentis Safale US-05
81%

Other Stuff

Irish Moss
1
tsp
Boil

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Boil 1 cup water for 5 minutes (for rehydrating yeast). Cover & let cool to <80 deg.
2.
Bring 4 gallons of water to 155 deg; remove heat & steep grains for 30 minutes.
3.
Sparge grains with 2 cups 170 deg water & remove grains.
4.
Stir in & fully dissolve all extract(s). Add water to bring brew pot to 5 gallons.
5.
Bring to boil; start :60 timer & follow hops schedule.
6.
Add Irish Moss at :15
7.
Check temp of yeast rehydration water & add yeast if <80 deg.
8.
Chill/rack wort to primary at 68 deg. Add water as needed to achieve final volume.
9.
Pitch rehydrated yeast; primary at 68-70 deg for 1 week.
10.
After 1 week in primary, rack to secondary. Allow 1-2 weeks in secondary.
11.
For bottling: Add 5 oz corn sugar to 1 cup water & boil for 5 min. Chill to room temp.
12.
Bottle & condition at 68-72 deg for 1-2 weeks.

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Recipe Facts

Copper Alt RiteBrew extract
Altbier
  • 5.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 5.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 60  min Boil Time
  • 1.054 OG
  • 1.010 FG
  • 20.1 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.37 BG:GU
  • 7.5° SRM Color
  • 75% Efficiency
  • 5.7% ABV Alcohol
  • 181 per 12oz Calories
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