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Lactic acid


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Style Recipes Avg. Usage Usage Range
Specialty IPA: New England IPA9,7091%1% - 100%
American IPA9,2491%1% - 100%
American Pale Ale6,6111%1% - 100%
American IPA2,3751%1% - 100%
Blonde Ale2,2081%1% - 100%
International Pale Lager1,6781%1% - 100%
Saison1,5741%1% - 100%
Weissbier1,4181%1% - 100%
American Pale Ale1,3931%1% - 100%
Czech Premium Pale Lager1,2601%1% - 100%
Double IPA1,2011%1% - 100%
Saison1,1621%1% - 100%
Kölsch1,1451%1% - 100%
American Wheat Beer1,0721%1% - 100%
Munich Helles1,0311%1% - 100%
American Amber Ale1,0161%1% - 100%
German Pils1,0151%1% - 100%
Cream Ale1,0101%1% - 100%
Witbier1,0071%1% - 100%
German Pilsner (Pils)9721%1% - 100%
American Light Lager9081%1% - 100%
Märzen8571%1% - 100%
American Lager8361%1% - 100%
Czech Pale Lager8141%1% - 100%
Irish Red Ale8071%1% - 100%
Berliner Weisse7451%1% - 100%
Gose6971%1% - 100%
Berliner Weisse6961%1% - 100%
Best Bitter6781%1% - 100%
Imperial Stout6761%1% - 100%
American Porter6621%1% - 100%
Fruit Beer6561%1% - 100%
British Golden Ale6271%1% - 100%
Imperial IPA6111%1% - 100%
Vienna Lager6051%1% - 100%
Strong Bitter5981%1% - 100%
Belgian Tripel5521%1% - 100%
Specialty IPA: Black IPA5511%1% - 100%
Festbier5051%1% - 100%
American Brown Ale5021%1% - 100%
American Stout4751%1% - 100%
Blonde Ale4721%1% - 100%
Kölsch4591%1% - 100%
Experimental Beer4511%1% - 100%
Specialty IPA: White IPA4461%1% - 100%
Belgian Pale Ale4281%1% - 100%
Belgian Blond Ale4041%1% - 100%
Mixed-Fermentation Sour Beer3881%1% - 100%
Specialty IPA: Red IPA3851%1% - 100%
Irish Stout3811%1% - 100%
Bohemian Pilsener3761%1% - 100%
Belgian Dark Strong Ale3571%1% - 100%
British Brown Ale3551%1% - 100%
Belgian Dubbel3551%1% - 100%
Specialty IPA: Rye IPA3501%1% - 100%
Russian Imperial Stout3481%1% - 100%
English IPA3371%1% - 100%
Sweet Stout3201%1% - 100%
Schwarzbier3131%1% - 100%
Ordinary Bitter3121%1% - 100%
Belgian Golden Strong Ale3081%1% - 100%
Oatmeal Stout3041%1% - 100%
Witbier2991%1% - 100%
Altbier2841%1% - 100%
Oatmeal Stout2831%1% - 100%
Cream Ale2801%1% - 100%
Munich Dunkel2681%1% - 100%
Dry Stout2651%1% - 100%
Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB)2641%1% - 100%
Weizen/Weissbier2611%1% - 100%
English Porter2581%1% - 100%
Trappist Single2571%1% - 100%
American Amber Ale2531%1% - 100%
Robust Porter2501%1% - 100%
International Amber Lager2461%1% - 100%
Dark Mild2451%1% - 100%
English Barleywine2301%1% - 100%
Helles Bock2291%1% - 100%
Light American Lager2271%1% - 100%
Munich Helles2261%1% - 100%
Irish Red Ale2231%1% - 100%
Classic American Pilsner2231%1% - 100%
Belgian Tripel2211%1% - 100%
California Common2191%1% - 100%
Mixed-Style Beer2021%1% - 100%
Specialty IPA: Belgian IPA1951%1% - 100%
Czech Dark Lager1951%1% - 100%
Oktoberfest/Märzen1891%1% - 100%
Winter Seasonal Beer1861%1% - 100%
Belgian Dark Strong Ale1821%1% - 100%
American Stout1821%1% - 100%
Doppelbock1801%1% - 100%
Vienna Lager1751%1% - 100%
Standard/Ordinary Bitter1721%1% - 100%
Dunkles Weissbier1701%1% - 100%
German Helles Exportbier1661%1% - 100%
Wee Heavy1661%1% - 100%
British Strong Ale1651%1% - 100%
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer1621%1% - 100%
Scottish Export1611%1% - 100%
American Barleywine1591%1% - 100%
Fruit Lambic1571%1% - 100%
Bière de Garde1571%1% - 100%
Specialty Fruit Beer1561%1% - 100%
Pre-Prohibition Lager1541%1% - 100%
English IPA1521%1% - 100%
Sweet Stout1511%1% - 100%
American Strong Ale1501%1% - 100%
Special/Best/Premium Bitter1491%1% - 100%
Belgian Blond Ale1421%1% - 100%
Autumn Seasonal Beer1411%1% - 100%
Australian Sparkling Ale1391%1% - 100%
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer1361%1% - 100%
Brown Porter1361%1% - 100%
Brett Beer1311%1% - 100%
American Wheat or Rye Beer1271%1% - 100%
Belgian Specialty Ale1271%1% - 100%
Standard American Lager1251%1% - 100%
Maibock/Helles Bock1241%1% - 100%
Weizenbock1201%1% - 100%
Strong Scotch Ale1081%1% - 100%
Lambic1081%1% - 100%
Kentucky Common1071%1% - 100%
Baltic Porter1001%1% - 100%
Flanders Red Ale971%1% - 100%
Mild961%1% - 100%
Baltic Porter961%1% - 100%
Dunkles Bock941%1% - 100%
Fruit Lambic931%1% - 100%
Belgian Dubbel931%1% - 100%
American Brown Ale921%1% - 100%
Premium American Lager881%1% - 100%
Wild Specialty Beer881%1% - 100%
Irish Extra Stout881%1% - 100%
Classic Style Smoked Beer871%1% - 100%
Czech Amber Lager861%1% - 100%
Belgian Golden Strong Ale851%1% - 100%
Clone Beer831%1% - 100%
Old Ale821%1% - 100%
Piwo Grodziskie781%1% - 100%
German Leichtbier781%1% - 100%
Rauchbier771%1% - 100%
Northern English Brown741%1% - 100%
Wheatwine731%1% - 100%
Belgian Pale Ale711%1% - 100%
Foreign Extra Stout691%1% - 100%
Tropical Stout641%1% - 100%
Doppelbock631%1% - 100%
Scottish Heavy631%1% - 100%
Gueuze621%1% - 100%
California Common Beer601%1% - 100%
Traditional Bock591%1% - 100%
Dunkelweizen591%1% - 100%
Holiday/Winter Special Spiced Beer581%1% - 100%
Schwarzbier581%1% - 100%
Munich Dunkel551%1% - 100%
Foreign Extra Stout541%1% - 100%
Specialty Smoked Beer531%1% - 100%
Lichtenhainer521%1% - 100%
Flanders Red Ale501%2% - 100%
Fruit and Spice Beer481%1% - 100%
International Dark Lager481%1% - 100%
Kellerbier: Pale Kellerbier481%1% - 100%
Bière de Garde451%1% - 100%
Roggenbier451%1% - 100%
Gueuze451%1% - 100%
Oud Bruin421%1% - 100%
Kellerbier: Amber Kellerbier411%1% - 100%
Old Ale401%1% - 100%
Specialty IPA: Brown IPA401%1% - 100%
American Barleywine391%1% - 100%
Alternative Grain Beer391%1% - 100%
Scottish Light391%1% - 100%
North German Altbier381%1% - 100%
Straight (Unblended) Lambic381%1% - 100%
Sahti361%1% - 100%
Other Specialty Cider or Perry331%1% - 100%
Dortmunder Export321%1% - 73%
English Barleywine321%1% - 100%
Düsseldorf Altbier311%1% - 100%
Dark American Lager282%1% - 100%
Roggenbier (German Rye Beer)282%1% - 100%
Braggot251%1% - 100%
Wood-Aged Beer231%1% - 100%
Weizenbock211%1% - 100%
Scottish Export 80/-202%1% - 100%
Other Smoked Beer192%1% - 100%
Southern English Brown182%1% - 100%
Alternative Sugar Beer172%1% - 100%
Classic Rauchbier162%3% - 100%
Specialty Beer152%1% - 100%
Common Cider132%1% - 99%
Flanders Brown Ale/Oud Bruin135%1% - 100%
London Brown Ale122%1% - 86%
Specialty Wood-Aged Beer113%1% - 100%
Eisbock112%1% - 93%
Pre-Prohibition Porter105%1% - 100%
Burton Ale104%7% - 100%
Scottish Heavy 70/-94%1% - 100%
Scottish Light 60/-92%1% - 100%
New Zealand Pilsner84%1% - 100%
Fruit Cider71%1% - 46%
Wood-Aged Beer54%1% - 48%