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Premium American Lager 11 gal

161 calories 16.6 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Premium American Lager
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 11.2 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 12.7 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (ending kettle)
Source: Larry Brewer
Calories: 161 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.6 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday June 12th 2013
1.049
1.012
4.85%
20.69
3.73
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb American - Pale 2-Row10 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 49.2%
6 lb American - Pale 6-Row6 lb Pale 6-Row 35 1.8 29.5%
2 lb Flaked Corn2 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 9.8%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 10L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 10L 35 10 4.9%
1 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)1 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 4.9%
5 oz German - Acidulated Malt 5 oz Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 1.5%
20.31 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2.50 oz Northern Brewer - Hallertau2.5 oz Hallertau Hops Leaf/Whole 3.8 Boil 60 min 15.54 83.3%
0.50 oz Tettnanger0.5 oz Tettnanger Hops Leaf/Whole 6.3 Boil 60 min 5.15 16.7%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
Mash Temperature 152 °F 60 min
Sparge Temperature 170 °F 30 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 tsp Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 15 min.
0.50 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
48 - 58 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
52 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 773 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: CO2       Amount: Keg @ 10 psi      
 
Target Water Profile
Half the levels of 'Light colored and malty'
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
30 5 10 48 26 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 15.49 62  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 7.62 30.5  
Grain absorption losses -2.54 -10.2  
Remaining sparge water volume 7.87 31.5  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 12.7 50.8  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Amount in kettle at end of boil 11.2 44.8  
Hops absorption losses -0.11 -0.5  
Estimated amount in fermentor 11.09 44.4  
Total: 15.61 62.5
 
Notes

Going with 6 row instead of pilsner

Split batch, yeasts: 2124 Bohemian Lager (same as WLP830) and WLP840 American Lager (Budweiser strain)

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