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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 5042
Hop Lager
19 L 5.27% 24.05 1.052 1.012
All Grain 3849
Cascade Lager
3.5 gal 5.46% 72.02 1.051 1.009
BIAB 2890
Stallion Premium Laager
1000 L 4.54% 46.48 1.045 1.010
All Grain 2482
Polenta lager 2
17 L 4.87% 24.38 1.044 1.007
All Grain 2432
CCB - Hoppy Lager
50 L 7.41% 57.13 1.066 1.010
All Grain 2416
Premium Lager (5 gal)
5.5 gal 5.08% 12.77 1.047 1.008
All Grain 2001
lager perfeita
48 L 5.15% 16.79 1.046 1.007
All Grain 1941
Tropical Lager
16 gal 5.29% 27.38 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1894
Summer Brew grainfather
25 L 6.12% 19.84 1.055 1.009
All Grain 1805

Newest American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Common
6.5 gal 5.26% 39.76 1.048 1.008
All Grain 0
Summer Lager
10.5 gal 5.04% 14.16 1.045 1.006
BIAB 12
Dry-Hopped Pilsner
5.5 gal 5.02% 16.14 1.047 1.008
BIAB 7
American Lager
5.5 gal 4.99% 32.25 1.049 1.011
All Grain 30
Lawnmower Lager
100 L 4.68% 13.12 1.044 1.008
All Grain 10
Goose Piss
14 gal 5.68% 34.63 1.053 1.010
All Grain 2
Pre-Prohibition Lager
5 gal 4.42% 46.83 1.045 1.011
All Grain 5
Faux lager
20 L 5.49% 17.53 1.054 1.012
All Grain 15
Wondrous Glow
5 gal 4.72% 19.84 1.049 1.013
All Grain 19
Land of Sky Blue Waters (Hamm's clone)
5.25 gal 4.43% 19.86 1.042 1.008
All Grain 11

Fermentables Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 203 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 7% - 100%
Flaked Corn 183 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 18% 0% - 100%
American - Pilsner 161 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 9% - 100%
German - Pilsner 111 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) 79 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 9% 2% - 100%
American - Pale 6-Row 62 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 50% 10% - 89%
American - Vienna 57 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 18% 4% - 70%
German - Acidulated Malt 45 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 128 3.5 39% 1% - 100%
Cascade 107 7 38% 4% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 55 3.75 39% 8% - 100%
Magnum 54 15 42% 5% - 100%
Tettnanger 44 4.5 40% 9% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 35 4 37% 4% - 100%
Northern Brewer 34 7.8 39% 6% - 100%
Cluster 32 6.5 46% 8% - 100%
Citra 32 11 32% 2% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 31 3.9 50% 4% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pilsner 3 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 83% 50% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 3 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 67% 50% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 3 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 100% 100% - 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%
German - CaraHell 2 German Grain crystal malt 11°L
34 75% 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%
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-34/70 119 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 62 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 46 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 26 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 23 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 20 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 19 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124 13 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 61 Fining Boil 66% 10% - 100%
Gypsum 54 Water Agt Mash 25% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 30 Water Agt Mash 80% 14% - 100%
Irish Moss 27 Fining Boil 74% 31% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 27 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 17 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 13 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 67%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 12 Water Agt Mash 48% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 12 Water Agt Mash 34% 0% - 67%
Table Salt 9 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 50%

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