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Light Lager V2

142 calories 14.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Light Lager
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.83 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.030 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 142 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday July 21st 2022
1.043
1.011
4.2%
15.8
3.1
5.2
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4 lb American - Pilsner4 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 44.4%
4 lb Great Western - Domestic 2-Row4 lb Domestic 2-Row 37 2 44.4%
1 lb Flaked Corn1 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 11.1%
9 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil 60 min 11.58 50%
1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil 10 min 4.2 50%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
10 gal Infusion 154 °F 148 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
14.44 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
10 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
BSI - Augustiner Lager
Amount:
1.14 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
73%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
52 - 62 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
93 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 78 B cells required
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Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 13.36 psi       Temp: 40 °F       CO2 Level: 2.6 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Augustiner Light Lager: 14gal Batch
16 IBU / 3 SRM / 4.5% ABV 10lb Pilsner / 6lb 2-Row / 2.2lb Vienna /1.5lb Flaked Corn. Missed OG by 3pts: 1.035, increase of grain bill reflected in V2.

V2 Augustiner Light Lager: 15gal Batch
20 IBU / 3 SRM / 4.5% ABV 12lb Pilsner / 7.5lb 2-Row / 2.25lb Vienna /1.5lb Flaked Corn.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Start of the boil pH is 5.24, end is 5.07. Mash pH is 5.45.
A strategy many brewers use is to aim for a preboil pH of 5.4-5.5, and acidify to 5.0-5.2 before adding Whirlfloc.

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