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Milo's Alt

Name Milo's Alt
Description German Altbier
Added by DConn
Date Submitted Tue, 18 Jun 2002 07:55 PM (GMT)
Ingredients
  • 2.00 lbs. Am Pale Malt (2-row)
  • 11.00 lbs. Munich Malt (2-row)
  • 0.50 lbs. Crystal 55L
  • 0.06 lbs. Chocolate Malt
  • 0.50 oz. Spalt (Whole hops) 5% AA - First wort hopping
  • 3.00 oz. Spalt (Whole hops) 5% AA - 60 min
  • BrewTek CL-400 Old German Ale Yeast
Preparation
For wort, hold sach rest at 152 for 60 minutes. For boil, boil 10 min. for hot break to form, then start hop schedule.

Calculations: Total Grain (lbs): 13.56
Anticipated OG: 1.069 Plato: 16.9
Anticipated SRM: 13.1
Anticipated IBU: 55.5
Brewhouse Efficiency: 73
Wort Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Spalt hops, first wort hopping, and cold conditioning are vital to this recipe.
Specifics
Style Ale
Recipe Type All Grain
Batch Size 5 gallons
Original Gravity 1.069 (big for style)
Final Gravity app. 1014-1.018
Boiling Time 70
Primary Fermentation glass, 7-14 days
Secondary Fermentation glass, 14-21 days
Other Specifics Cold condition at 35F for 4-8 weeks after secondary
Comments
This beer took 3rd place in German ales at the Oregon Homebrew Fest in 2000, 2001,2002

User Comments

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Re: Milos Alt Jun 20th 2002, 06:06 pm
I hadn't noticed that this recipe was the one where I used the Brewtek yeast. It needs to be cultured from a slant, which most people aren't set up to do. I usually use Wyeast 1007 German Ale yeast with excellent results.
Comment by: DConn reply to comment
Re: Milos Alt Oct 16th 2004, 01:29 pm
When you say cold condition, do you mean in the bottle or in the secondary?
Comment by: GK reply to comment