Altbier Ingredient Kit



Makes 5 gallons

6.6 lbs Unhopped Light Malt Syrup
1 lb German Vienna Malt
1 lb German Light Crystal Malt
2 oz. Mt. Hood Hops (boil 60 mins)
1 oz. Perle Hops (boil 45 mins)
½ oz. Perle Hops (boil 15 mins)
½ oz. Perle Hops (boil 5 mins)
½ tsp Irish Moss (boil 45 mins)
¾ cup corn sugar for bottling
Imperial Kaiser

original gravity 1.048
final gravity 1.015
alcohol content 4.1

Steep crushed malted grain in 2 gallons of 150° water (tap water is about 130°) for 30 minutes. Don’t fret the temp too much, relax. Remove the grain from the hot water with a strainer, then bring water to a boil. When boiling starts, remove pot from burner and add 1 cup malt syrup. Return to a boil, then add Mt. Hood hops and boil for 60 minutes. Add 1 oz Perle hops and Irish moss for last 45 minutes of boil. Add ½ oz Perle Hops for last 15 minutes of boil. Add ½ oz Perle Hops for last 5 minutes of boil. Then add remainder of malt syrup and stir to mix, wait 10 minutes to sanitize. Fill your sanitized carboy with 2 gallons of cold water. Strain the hot wort into the carboy and top off to the 5 gallon mark. Add yeast when beer is less than 78°, and ferment and bottle as ususal.