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American Light Lager

141 calories 14.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Light Lager
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 10 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 11.56 gallons
Post Boil Size: 10 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.037 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Hop Utilization: 97%
Calories: 141 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Sunday January 22nd 2023
1.043
1.010
4.3%
19.4
11.4
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6 lb American - Pale 2-Row - Toasted6 lb Pale 2-Row - Toasted 33 30 35.3%
6 lb American - Pilsner6 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 35.3%
2 lb Flaked Rice2 lb Flaked Rice 40 0.5 11.8%
2 lb Flaked Corn2 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 11.8%
1 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)1 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 5.9%
17 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Magnum0.5 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 15.52 33.3%
1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 3.75 Boil 15 min 3.85 66.7%
1.50 oz / 0.00
 
Yeast
Wyeast - American Lager 2035
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
48 - 58 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
52 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 142 B cells required
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
73%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
48 - 56 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
52 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 142 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.65 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
-- 122 °F 15 min
122 °F 152 °F 45 min
152 °F 168 °F 10 min
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
WARNING: Boil kettle capacity (12 gal | 48 qt) exceeded. Volume required: 12.31 gal (49.23 qt). Suggest reducing initial water volume to 12 gal (48 qt) and adding 0.31 gal (1.23 qt) sparge/top-off.    
WARNING: Mash tun capacity exceeded. Volume required: 15.3 gal (61.18 qt). Suggest reducing initial strike volume to 10.64 gal (42.56 qt) and adding 3.3 gal (13.18 qt) sparge/top-off. 13.94 55.7  
Strike water volume (equipment estimates 14.68 g | 58.7 qt) 13.94 55.7  
Mash volume with grains (equipment estimates 16.04 g | 64.2 qt) 15.3 61.2  
Grain absorption losses -2.13 -8.5  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 12.31 g | 49.2 qt) 11.56 46.2  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.06 -0.2  
Post boil Volume 10 40  
Volume into fermentor 10 40  
Total: 13.94 55.7
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
"American Light Lager" American Light Lager beer recipe by ZKH. BIAB, ABV 4.3%, IBU 19.37, SRM 11.43, Fermentables: (Pale 2-Row - Toasted, Pilsner, Flaked Rice, Flaked Corn, Carapils (Dextrine Malt)) Hops: (Magnum, Hallertau Mittelfruh)
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  • Last Updated: 2023-01-22 17:29 UTC