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Terrapin Tree Hugger Clone HomeBrew Recipe

Terrapin Tree Hugger Alt Clone
Terrapin Tree Hugger Alt Clone
Terrapin Tree Hugger Alt Clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: German Style Alt
Target ABV: 5%
Target IBUs: 30
4/ 5

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Posted August 2, 2013 by


All Grain German Alt Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a German Style Alt, similar to Terrapin Tree Hugger. Amber colored with aromas of clean toasted malts. Medium-light bodied with mild caramel and toasted malt flavors. Smooth, crisp finish with moderate hop bitterness. Nice crisp and clean session-style ale.



8.5 lbs Pale 2-row

1 lb Munich Light

8 oz. CaraMunich II

8 oz. Melanoidin Malt

3 oz. Carafa II

Hops (Pellets)

1 oz. Vanguard 6%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Mt. Hood 5%a, 20 minutes

Yeast: White Labs WLP036 Dusseldorf Alt Yeast or Wyeast 1007 German Ale


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 4-5 weeks.

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