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The Star - Altbier Beer Kit

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Original price $34.99 - Original price $53.99
Original price
$34.99 - $53.99
Current price $49.99

The Star - Altbier

German Beer Kit

Style:  Düsseldorf-style Altbier

ABV: 5.0%

Color: Copper

A copper-colored, medium-bodied, German-style ale with lots of malt flavor. "Altbier" means "Old Beer" in German. This name comes from the fact that it's fermented with an ale yeast; which lager-loving Germans consider old-fashioned. This beer has a clean, crisp taste, especially for an ale. Hop Bitterness and aroma are moderate, with malt being the primary flavor. This recipe uses two types of imported German hops, combined with a German-Style malt extract and a German yeast strain. This gives much more authentic results than commonly-used British malt extract.


All our Beer Kits come in a variety of Formulations with two yeast styles and enough ingredients to make 5 Gallons. You can choose from Malt Extract with Steeping Grains, Partial Mash, and All-Grain. You also can choose between Dry and Liquid Yeast. We recommend purchasing an ice pack for liquid yeast purchases that will be shipped.

All AHB Beer Kits come with:

  • Malt Extract (if applicable)
  • Grains, milled
  • Yeast
  • Bottling Sugar
  • Bottle Caps
  • Instructions
  • Hops
  • Muslin Bag (large)
  • Any additional ingredients needed

*If your selected yeast is sold out and you have not selected the ability for us to substitute your yeast, we will not fulfill your order. We will attempt to contact you before we cancel your order. If the selected yeast is sold out and you have selected Yes to substituting the yeast - we will change the price accordingly.