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Brewed centuries ago by monks and nuns, this copper-colored, full-bodied ale has a proud and unbroken brewing tradition dating back to the beginning of civilization. Horst Dornbusch sheds light on the practices of commercial altbier makers, how the equipment and ingredients used affect its flavor, and how this full-bodied brew became one of Germany's most beloved beer styles. Recipes are included!
Brewers Publications Classic Beer Style Series is devoted to offering in-depth information on world-class beer styles by exploring their history, flavor profiles, brewing methods, recipes, and ingredients.
Have made an Albier this winter and it is the best style beer I've ever tasted! If you ever get a chance to try one or brew one; do it!! Read morePublished 5 months ago by Player
Prior to getting this book, I had never even heard of the style. The book gives an excellent overview of the style's history (which goes into why it's so rare outside of a small... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Moose
This guide purports to tell you how to brew an authentic Altbier ("Old Beer"). The vast majority of beers brewed in Germany are Lagers. Read morePublished 9 months ago by David Siegfried