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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 2933
Rocky Raccoon's Honey Lager
5 gal 5.49% 32.32 1.049 1.008
All Grain 2425
Polenta lager 2
17 L 4.87% 24.38 1.044 1.007
All Grain 1697
Cascade Lager
3.5 gal 5.46% 72.02 1.051 1.009
BIAB 1614
lager perfeita
48 L 5.15% 16.79 1.046 1.007
All Grain 1447
Stallion Premium Laager
1000 L 4.54% 46.48 1.045 1.010
All Grain 1444
Hop Lager
19 L 5.27% 24.05 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1371
Summer Brew grainfather
25 L 6.12% 19.84 1.055 1.009
All Grain 1290
Red Stripe Clone
25 L 4.57% 16.63 1.046 1.011
BIAB 1133
LemonDrop SMASH
6 gal 5.02% 7.85 1.048 1.010
All Grain 1056

Newest American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Ol Dick lager
62 gal 4.78% 23.87 1.044 1.007
All Grain 1
Pilsner
5.5 gal 3.83% 22.64 1.036 1.006
All Grain 7
Raffle Baffle
5 gal 5.25% 12.95 1.048 1.008
All Grain 5
40 oz. to Freedom
5.5 gal 8.07% 20.96 1.077 1.015
All Grain 5
beer man koska 2
24 L 5.24% 22.17 1.050 1.010
All Grain 9
Awesome Recipe
45 L 4.09% 24.67 1.037 1.006
BIAB 4
Amber lager
10.25 gal 4.97% 38.61 1.047 1.009
All Grain 9
Awesome Recipe
21 L 4.4% 0 1.044 1.010
All Grain 7
California Common
5 gal 4.93% 21.6 1.053 1.015
All Grain 13
Levasseur's Le batteur Lager
5.5 gal 5.51% 25.28 1.057 1.015
All Grain 10

Fermentables Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 157 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 10% - 100%
Flaked Corn 141 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 17% 0% - 100%
American - Pilsner 120 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 73% 9% - 100%
German - Pilsner 86 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 74% 9% - 100%
Flaked Rice 67 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 17% 3% - 31%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 64 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 9% 2% - 90%
American - Pale 6-Row 46 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 48% 16% - 89%
American - Vienna 41 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 17% 3% - 69%
German - Vienna 34 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 23% 4% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 30 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 5%

Hops Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 100 3.5 37% 1% - 100%
Cascade 88 7 36% 4% - 100%
Magnum 41 15 43% 5% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 40 3.75 37% 8% - 100%
Northern Brewer 32 7.8 40% 6% - 100%
Tettnanger 31 4.5 41% 9% - 100%
Cluster 30 6.5 44% 8% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 28 3.9 50% 4% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 26 4 38% 4% - 100%
Citra 25 11 34% 2% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 3 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 77% 50% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 3 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 100% 100% - 100%
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 - Pale 6-Row 2 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 58% 50% - 67%
Briess - Brewers Yellow Corn Flakes 2 American Grain base malt 0.8°L
34.5 54% 50% - 57%
Flaked Corn 1 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 100% 100% - 100%
German - Dark Munich 1 German Grain base malt 10°L
36 29% 29% - 29%
Torrified Wheat 1 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 50% 50% - 50%
German - Red X 1 German Grain base malt 12°L
36 100% 100% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 85 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 55 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 33 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 28 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Lager 2035 22 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940 17 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 15 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 14 Mangrove Jack Lager n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 13 Wyeast Lager 0.09 High 69% 58°F 68°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 13 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 33 Fining Mash 65% 10% - 100%
Irish Moss 21 Fining Boil 78% 31% - 100%
Gypsum 21 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 75%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 19 Water Agt Mash 30% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 15 Water Agt Sparge 72% 14% - 100%
Table Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 14%
Chalk 4 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 20%
Phosphoric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 80% 13% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 4 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 40%

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