Brewed centuries ago by monks and nuns, this copper-coloured, full bodied ale has proud and unbroken brewing traditions dating back to the beginning of civilization. In this text, the author sheds light on the practices of commericial altbier makers, how the ingredients used affect its flavour, and how this brew became one of Germany's most beloved beer styles. Recipes are included.
History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes
Classic Beer Style Series, 12