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Fosters Lager Clone

227 calories 22 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Light American Lager
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 12 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 14 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.059 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 85% (brew house)
Source: Various
Calories: 227 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 22 g (Per 12oz)
Created Monday February 4th 2019
1.069
1.015
7.13%
32.31
4.79
4.9
 
Fermentation History

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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
20.6 lb United Kingdom - Pilsen20.6 lb Pilsen 36 1.8 78%
2.4 lb American - Munich - Light 10L2.4 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 9.1%
2.4 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose2.4 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose 46 0.5 9.1%
1 lb German - Acidulated Malt1 lb Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 3.8%
26.4 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
5 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker5 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 29.12 62.5%
2 oz Styrian Goldings2 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 5 min 3.19 25%
1 oz Pride of Ringwood1 oz Pride of Ringwood Hops Pellet 10 Boil 0 min 12.5%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
gal Infusion 150 °F 60 min
qt Fly Sparge 168 °F 30 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 15 min.
0.5 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Magnesium Chloride Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Chalk Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.75 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007
Amount:
2
Attenuation (avg):
73%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
48 - 56 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 268 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Pilsen (Light Lager)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
7 3 2 5 5 25
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Lager at 50º for 21 days, then bump to 52º for 14 more days, then cold crash and keg.

For complexity - make it a step mash at 120º for 30 mins, then 150º for 60 mins.

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