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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)
  • 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
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.
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
This beer took 3rd place in German ales at the Oregon Homebrew Fest in 2000, 2001,2002

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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