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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 3515
Polenta lager 2
17 L 4.87% 24.38 1.044 1.007
All Grain 1960
Cascade Lager
3.5 gal 5.46% 72.02 1.051 1.009
BIAB 1943
Hop Lager
19 L 5.27% 24.05 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1836
Stallion Premium Laager
1000 L 4.54% 46.48 1.045 1.010
All Grain 1683
lager perfeita
48 L 5.15% 16.79 1.046 1.007
All Grain 1628
Summer Brew grainfather
25 L 6.12% 19.84 1.055 1.009
All Grain 1446
LemonDrop SMASH
6 gal 5.02% 7.85 1.048 1.010
All Grain 1203
Tropical Lager
16 gal 5.29% 27.38 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1116
(2016-04-25) EZ Action Lager
6 gal 4.51% 17.31 1.045 1.010
All Grain 1104

Newest American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
7-day Lager
5 gal 4.18% 17.76 1.039 1.007
All Grain 8
Mormon Lager Two
6.5 gal 5.54% 15.18 1.050 1.008
BIAB 3
Must Be Nice
5.5 gal 5.12% 18.32 1.047 1.008
BIAB 2
Awesome Recipe
10 gal 4.99% 7.22 1.045 1.007
All Grain 5
Craft Lager (1.2)
11 gal 4.61% 25.09 1.047 1.012
All Grain 3
California Common - Dec 2019
4.75 gal 6.07% 52.86 1.066 1.019
All Grain 1
Mr. Beer - Ellsworth's American Honey Lager
2.25 gal 7.48% 2.49 1.071 1.014
extract 6
Lager with US05
6 gal 4.92% 11.45 1.046 1.009
All Grain 5
Mormon Lager One
6.5 gal 5.54% 15.18 1.050 1.008
BIAB 4
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 1.41% 66.02 1.015 1.004
Partial Mash 10

Fermentables Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 172 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 10% - 100%
Flaked Corn 143 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 17% 0% - 100%
American - Pilsner 137 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 74% 9% - 100%
German - Pilsner 94 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 71% 2% - 100%
Flaked Rice 73 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 18% 3% - 78%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 68 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 8% 2% - 90%
American - Pale 6-Row 50 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 49% 16% - 89%
American - Vienna 48 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 16% 2% - 69%
German - Vienna 33 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 24% 4% - 100%
German - Carapils 32 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 9% 1% - 50%

Hops Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 106 3.5 38% 1% - 100%
Cascade 93 7 38% 4% - 100%
Magnum 43 15 42% 5% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 41 3.75 37% 8% - 100%
Tettnanger 36 4.5 45% 9% - 100%
Northern Brewer 33 7.8 40% 6% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 29 4 40% 4% - 100%
Cluster 28 6.5 45% 8% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 27 3.9 49% 4% - 100%
Citra 27 11 33% 2% - 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 - Pale 2-Row 2 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 75% 50% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 2 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 24% 14% - 33%
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%
American - Pilsner 2 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 100% 100% - 100%
Briess - Brewers Yellow Corn Flakes 2 American Grain base malt 0.8°L
34.5 54% 50% - 57%
German - CaraHell 2 German Grain crystal malt 11°L
34 75% 50% - 100%
Briess - Carapils Malt 1 American Grain base malt 1.5°L
34.5 50% 50% - 50%
Flaked Corn 1 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 100% 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 93 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 60 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 38 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 36 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - American Lager 2035 22 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940 20 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 18 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 15 Mangrove Jack Lager n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 14 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 11 Wyeast Lager 0.09 High 69% 58°F 68°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 38 Water Agt Boil 68% 10% - 100%
Gypsum 28 Water Agt Mash 26% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 21 Fining Boil 78% 31% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 15 Water Agt Mash 80% 14% - 100%
Table Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 7 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 14%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 4 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 60%
Citric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 75% 1% - 100%

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