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Amber Mexican Lager (2.5 Gal)

154 calories 14 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Dark American Lager
Boil Time: 45 min
Batch Size: 2.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3.66 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.032 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.047 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 69% (brew house)
Calories: 154 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Saturday March 9th 2024
1.047
1.009
5.0%
13.5
10.3
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4 lb American - Pilsner4 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 85%
0.50 lb American - Vienna0.5 lb Vienna 35 4 10.6%
2 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 40L2 oz Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 2.7%
1.25 oz American - Chocolate1.25 oz Chocolate 29 350 1.7%
4.70 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Yakima Valley Hops - GR Tettnanger0.5 oz GR Tettnanger Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil 45 min 11.44 50%
0.50 oz Yakima Valley Hops - GR Tettnanger0.5 oz GR Tettnanger Hops Pellet 2.8 Whirlpool 0 min 2.1 50%
1 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4.25 gal 158 °F 156 °F 45 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 g Fermaid O Other Mash 15 min.
1 g Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) Other Mash 15 min.
2.50 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1.75 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
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:
62 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 193 B cells required
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Priming
CO2 Level: 2.47 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and malty
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
60 5 10 95 55 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Amber Mexican Lager (2.5 Gal)" Dark American Lager beer recipe by Brewer #379305. BIAB, ABV 4.99%, IBU 13.54, SRM 10.26, Fermentables: (Pilsner, Vienna, Caramel / Crystal 40L, Chocolate) Hops: (GR Tettnanger) Other: (Fermaid O, Diammonium Phosphate (DAP), Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), Gypsum, Salt)
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  • Last Updated: 2024-03-09 17:15 UTC
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