Recipe: ALTernate Universe
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Contributor: Geoff Humphrey
Yield: 5.25 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
15.7/31
Bitterness (Calc): 45.3 IBU (Daniels)
BU/GU: 0.94
Calories: 159 (12 ounces)
ABV: 4.8%
ABW: 3.8%
OG: 1.048
OG (Plato): 11.99° P
FG: 1.012
FG (Plato): 3.09° P
Real Extract: 4.7° P
App. Atten.: 74.3%
Real Atten.: 60.8%
General Information
Method: All Grain
Source: Geoff Humphrey
Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
2.00 pounds 20.5% of grist
1.00 pounds 10.3% of grist
0.25 pounds 2.6% of grist
0.50 pounds 5.1% of grist
6.00 pounds 61.5% of grist
9.75 pounds 100% of grist
Non-Fermentables
1 tsp. Irish Moss @ 15 minutes  
Reference
Hops
Reference
Yeast
White Labs Dusseldorf Alt (WLP036) — Liquid
Procedure
  • Single infusion mash or step infusion mash
  • If single infusion:
  • Mash for 60 minutes at 150°
  • If step infusion:
    • Add 2.5 gallons of water and mash at 135° for 30 minutes
    • Add 1.5 gallons of near-boiling water to raise the temperature to 150°; mash another 30 minutes
  • Sparge with 3.75 - 4.0 gallons of 168° water
  • Total boil time: 90 minutes
    • Add first round of hops at boil (bittering)
    • Add second round of hops at 45 minutes (flavor)
    • Add Irish Moss at 45 minutes
  • Cool wort to 70-75°
  • Pitch yeast
  • Cold condition for at least four weeks (the key to this style is cold condiditoning).
Fermentation
Primary: 7 days @ 65° F
Secondary: 7 days @ 65° F
Age: 35 days @ 65° F
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