Mexican Dark Lager Beer Recipe | All Grain International Amber Lager by Lee Ritter | Brewer's Friend
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Mexican Dark Lager

149 calories 12.3 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: International Amber Lager
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.033 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.046 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 77% (brew house)
Calories: 149 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 12.3 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Wednesday August 2nd 2023
1.046
1.007
5.0%
27.0
14.8
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
2.50 lb Rahr - North Star Pils2.5 lb North Star Pils 36.3 1.7 27.6%
2 lb Flaked Corn2 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 22.1%
2.50 lb Briess - Goldpils Vienna Malt2.5 lb Goldpils Vienna Malt 36.8 3.5 27.6%
1.50 lb Briess - Bonlander Munich Malt 10L1.5 lb Bonlander Munich Malt 10L 36 10 16.6%
4 oz Belgian - CaraVienne4 oz Belgian - CaraVienne 34 20 2.8%
2 oz German - De-Husked Caraf III2 oz De-Husked Caraf III - (late boil kettle addition) 32 470 1.4%
2 oz Thomas Fawcett - Pale Chocolate Malt2 oz Pale Chocolate Malt - (late boil kettle addition) 32.2 230 1.4%
1 oz American - Midnight Wheat Malt1 oz American - Midnight Wheat Malt - (late boil kettle addition) 33 550 0.7%
9.06 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.50 oz Liberty1.5 oz Liberty Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 24.07 75%
0.50 oz Liberty0.5 oz Liberty Hops Pellet 4 Boil 10 min 2.91 25%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
3.5 gal Strike 163 °F 152 °F 60 min
5.5 gal Batch Sparge 180 °F 170 °F 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.6 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 65 °F
 
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:
49 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 417 B cells required
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Priming
CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
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"Mexican Dark Lager" International Amber Lager beer recipe by Lee Ritter. All Grain, ABV 5.03%, IBU 26.98, SRM 14.79, Fermentables: (North Star Pils, Flaked Corn, Goldpils Vienna Malt, Bonlander Munich Malt 10L, Belgian - CaraVienne, De-Husked Caraf III, Pale Chocolate Malt, American - Midnight Wheat Malt) Hops: (Liberty)
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