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Lucky Labrador Crazy Ludwig’s Alt Clone HomeBrew Recipe

Lucky Labrador Crazy Ludwigs Alt Clone
Lucky Labrador Crazy Ludwigs Alt Clone
Lucky Labrador Crazy Ludwigs Alt Clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Pacific Northwest Style Alt
Target ABV: 6.5%
Target IBUs: 65
4.5/ 5

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Posted August 2, 2013 by


All Grain German Alt Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Pacific Northwest Style Alt, similar to Lucky Labrador Brewing Crazy Ludwig’s Alt. Rich amber colored with citrusy and piney hop aromas. Rich, malty body with clean toasted malt flavors and piney hop notes. Smooth, clean finish with moderately high hop bitterness. Dry-hopped with Centennial and Cascade hops.



14 lbs Munich Light

12 oz. Crystal 60

4 oz. Chocolate Malt

Hops (Pellets)

1 oz. Centennial 10%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Cascade 6%a, 30 minutes

1 oz. Centennial 10%a, 30 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP036 Dusseldorf Alt Yeast or Wyeast 1007 German Ale

Dry-Hops: 1/2 oz. Cascade, 1/2 oz. Centennial


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 6 weeks (cold-age for the last 3 weeks). Add dry hops for the last 7 days.

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