Keg Connection New Inline Flow Control Valve Giveaway

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Dopplebock using ale yeast?
Thread Tools
Old 01-23-2008, 11:07 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 253
Default Dopplebock using ale yeast?

Ok, I want to make a dopplebock because I am really into malty brews lately, but I do not and will not have the capabilities of lagering for a real long time. That being said, I want to try using a dry ale yeast, such as Nottingham or S-05, and I was wondering what people thought? The recipe would be something like this:

OG: 1.080 for 5.5 gallons

45% 2-row (made up of a mixture of 2-row plus LME or DME)
45% Munich malt
5% Crystal 120L
5% Chocolate malt

30-40 IBUs using something like Tettnanger or Hallertau (or whatever I can actually find!)

My other question is I only have the capability of boiling around 7 gallons, but can mash enough grains because I have a 10 gallon Gott MLT. I can't seem to figure out what the maximum amount of grains I can mash while only collecting 7 gallons of wort. Could someone help me figure this out? I will supplement the rest with either LME or DME to reach my 1.080 goal.


Primary 1: Empty
Primary 2: Santa Baby Holiday Ale
Bottled: Special Bitters, Guinness Clone, Watermelon wheat, Westvleteren 12 Clone, Cottage House Saison, Cream of Three Crops, BM Helles Belles, Punk'toberfest
Up next: Harpoon Winter Warmer Clone, BCB Rye IPA, Aberdeen Brown Ale, Hazy Daze Stout, Irish Ale by hammerhead3, Kaiser Alt
Jayfro21 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2008, 11:33 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yuri_Rage's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Southwest
Posts: 14,171
Liked 712 Times on 453 Posts
Likes Given: 77


Funny you should ask this today...

Take a look at this recipe thread, currently very active.

Homebrewed Blog..........YouTube Channel .......... Shirts, posters, etc
Yuri_Rage is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2008, 11:59 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Tonawanda, NY
Posts: 116

Not a dry yeast, but try Wyeast 1007.
Beerlord is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2008, 08:33 PM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
CBBaron's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Cleveland
Posts: 2,787
Liked 8 Times on 5 Posts


An ale style that is also very malty is a Scotch Ale or Wee Heavy. It not a bock but the flavors are similar and you can brew it without lagering.
A bock using US-05 will be quite different from a traditional lagered bock. Probably still be a good beer but you won't get the same results.
That said, I like Bocks well enough to try to make an Ale Bock at some point. It is the only lager style I really have a taste for.

CBBaron is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
All-Grain - Cactus Dopplebock cactusgarrett Bock 10 01-04-2011 08:39 PM
Dopplebock with ale yeast? WVbrewer All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 2 10-15-2009 03:30 AM
Dopplebock Ale Arkador Recipes/Ingredients 6 09-15-2009 06:57 PM
Dopplebock in a keg? Cape Brewing Bottling/Kegging 5 08-07-2008 05:28 PM
dopplebock recipes jeffg Recipes/Ingredients 1 01-22-2007 05:39 PM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads