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Mexican Lager

160 calories 13.5 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: Munich Helles
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.090 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (steeping grains only)
Source: Rick Allen
Calories: 160 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 13.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Wednesday February 22nd 2023
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5 lb American - Vienna5 lb Vienna 35 4 47.3%
3 lb American - Pilsner3 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 28.4%
0.25 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)0.25 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 2.4%
0.33 lb Maker's Malt - Caramel 600.33 lb Caramel 60 37.3 60 3.1%
2 lb Flaked Corn2 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 18.9%
10.58 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Mount Hood1 oz Mount Hood Hops Pellet 4.8 Boil 60 min 11.56 57.1%
0.25 oz Mount Hood0.25 oz Mount Hood Hops Pellet 4.8 Boil 15 min 1.43 14.3%
0.25 oz Mount Hood0.25 oz Mount Hood Hops Pellet 4.8 Hop Stand 15 min 0.82 14.3%
0.25 oz Mount Hood0.25 oz Mount Hood Hops Pellet 4.8 Boil 30 min 2.22 14.3%
1.75 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
Sparge -- -- --
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
83%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
48 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 89 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.47 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
"Mexican Lager" Munich Helles beer recipe by Rick Allen. Extract, ABV 5.36%, IBU 16.03, SRM 6.47, Fermentables: (Vienna, Pilsner, Carapils (Dextrine Malt), Caramel 60, Flaked Corn) Hops: (Mount Hood)
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