Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > sticke altbier

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-24-2006, 10:56 PM   #1
drengel
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: durango, CO
Posts: 578
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default sticke altbier

anyone brewed a version of this, or even tasted a commercial example for that matter? i'm planning on doing a little german series of beers off some alt yeast. i'm trying to decide what three styles to brew and i must say this style sounds interesting, but i've never had it so any input would be cool. supposedly its a dusseldorf alt that is stronger, darker, and much hoppier, dry-hopped even. BJCP mentions up to 70 IBUs.

so is this a nice tasting style? any ideas for recipes?

(kai- i'm looking for you here as you seem to be the resident german beer specialist)

__________________

drinking: mocha java porter, belgian pumpkin ale, Gary's oatmeal stout clone, AHS nut brown, catamount porter clone, double nut brown, rye pale ale, my oatmeal stout

conditioning: nut brown

next: saison, wit, american wheat, hefe, kolsch, blonde

gone: too damn many

drengel is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-25-2006, 01:00 AM   #2
Kaiser
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Kaiser's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Pepperell, MA
Posts: 3,904
Liked 114 Times on 71 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by drengel
(kai- i'm looking for you here as you seem to be the resident german beer specialist)
Sorry to let you down on this. Altbier is a very regional specialty from a much different region that I'm from (or what I'm familar with). And it's dam'n diffucult to find examples of Alts in the US. I'ts just not a popular style. The Alt I made, came out pretty good. But I stayed at the lower end of the bitterness scale but still have to find out how close to the originals I actually got.

Even the usual German recipe sites, that I usually visit, don't list any Sticke Altbier. But yes, Sticke Alt is indeed a stronger and more hopped version of Altbier. The only commecial example I found is Uerige Sticke Alt, which is brewed at the Uerige twice a year.

Kai
Kaiser is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Altbier #2 jezter6 Amber Hybrid Beer 5 01-21-2012 02:25 PM
Dusseldorf Sticke Alt sonvolt Amber Hybrid Beer 8 05-19-2010 08:43 PM
All-Grain - Klaiberhaus Sticke Altbier ohiobrewtus Specialty Beer 12 04-27-2009 04:36 PM
How's this Sticke Alt look? phissionkorps Recipes/Ingredients 5 11-02-2008 05:18 PM
Help with Altbier Fenster Extract Brewing 6 10-07-2007 02:11 AM