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Standard American Beer - American Lager

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
American Lager
12 gal 4.52% 17.67 1.046 1.011
BIAB 4854
Hop Lager
19 L 5.27% 24.05 1.052 1.012
All Grain 3551
Cascade Lager
3.5 gal 5.46% 72.02 1.051 1.009
BIAB 2746
CCB - Hoppy Lager
50 L 7.41% 57.13 1.066 1.010
All Grain 2391
Polenta lager 2
17 L 4.87% 24.38 1.044 1.007
All Grain 2367
Stallion Premium Laager
1000 L 4.54% 46.48 1.045 1.010
All Grain 2352
lager perfeita
48 L 5.15% 16.79 1.046 1.007
All Grain 1900
Premium Lager (5 gal)
5.5 gal 5.08% 12.77 1.047 1.008
All Grain 1842
Summer Brew grainfather
25 L 6.12% 19.84 1.055 1.009
All Grain 1780
Tropical Lager
16 gal 5.29% 27.38 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1778

Newest American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
American Lager
5.25 gal 4.04% 37.46 1.041 1.010
All Grain 6
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5.8% 57.94 1.061 1.017
All Grain 2
Lager 20
620 gal 4.85% 5.92 1.047 1.010
All Grain 3
Mexican Lager
3.8 L 2.27% 0 1.023 1.006
Partial Mash 7
Sombearo
21 L 5% 17.97 1.050 1.012
BIAB 3
Lupulada Hard 1 - Lager
17 L 4.81% 11.68 1.046 1.009
BIAB 1
White House Honey Ale
10.5 gal 4.62% 20.49 1.047 1.012
All Grain 10
Panzer Pilsner
2 gal 8.09% 61.32 1.080 1.018
All Grain 33
Morne American Lager
13 L 4.88% 20.12 1.045 1.008
All Grain 20
Budweiser Clone
3 gal 5.04% 11.97 1.049 1.010
BIAB 30

Fermentables Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 200 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 7% - 100%
Flaked Corn 181 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 17% 0% - 100%
American - Pilsner 160 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 9% - 100%
German - Pilsner 108 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 71% 2% - 100%
Flaked Rice 90 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 18% 3% - 78%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 78 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 9% 2% - 100%
American - Pale 6-Row 60 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 49% 10% - 89%
American - Vienna 56 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 18% 4% - 69%
German - Acidulated Malt 43 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 6%
German - Vienna 40 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 24% 4% - 91%

Hops Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 125 3.5 38% 1% - 100%
Cascade 107 7 37% 4% - 100%
Magnum 53 15 42% 5% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 51 3.75 38% 8% - 100%
Tettnanger 41 4.5 41% 9% - 100%
Northern Brewer 34 7.8 39% 6% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 34 4 37% 4% - 100%
Cluster 31 6.5 45% 8% - 100%
Citra 30 11 33% 2% - 100%
Mount Hood 29 4.8 48% 24% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 3 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 100% 100% - 100%
American - Pilsner 3 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 83% 50% - 100%
German - CaraHell 3 German Grain crystal malt 11°L
34 61% 33% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 3 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 67% 50% - 100%
Briess - Brewers Yellow Corn Flakes 2 American Adjunct other 0.8°L
34.5 54% 50% - 57%
American - Pale 6-Row 2 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 58% 50% - 67%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 2 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 63% 25% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 2 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 24% 14% - 33%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 2 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 71% 43% - 100%
Rice Hulls 1 Adjunct other 0°L
0 100% 100% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 116 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 63 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 43 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 41 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - American Lager 2035 25 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940 23 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 20 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 19 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 19 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124 14 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 59 Water Agt Boil 63% 2% - 100%
Gypsum 51 Water Agt Mash 25% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 34 Water Agt Mash 81% 14% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 27 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 25 Fining Boil 74% 31% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 17 Water Agt Boil 32% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 12 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 67%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 10 Water Agt Boil 22% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 9 Water Agt Mash 37% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 8 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 50%

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