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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 3206
Polenta lager 2
17 L 4.87% 24.38 1.044 1.007
All Grain 1852
Cascade Lager
3.5 gal 5.46% 72.02 1.051 1.009
BIAB 1812
Hop Lager
19 L 5.27% 24.05 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1567
Stallion Premium Laager
1000 L 4.54% 46.48 1.045 1.010
All Grain 1552
lager perfeita
48 L 5.15% 16.79 1.046 1.007
All Grain 1550
Red Stripe Clone
25 L 4.57% 16.63 1.046 1.011
BIAB 1382
Summer Brew grainfather
25 L 6.12% 19.84 1.055 1.009
All Grain 1375
LemonDrop SMASH
6 gal 5.02% 7.85 1.048 1.010
All Grain 1135
(2016-04-25) EZ Action Lager
6 gal 4.51% 17.31 1.045 1.010
All Grain 1040

Newest American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Baby Shark Lager
1.5 gal 4.23% 14.76 1.040 1.008
BIAB 4
HOP LAGER
20 L 5.64% 12.34 1.050 1.007
All Grain 4
Awesome Recipe
5 gal 4.1% 0 1.042 1.010
All Grain 2
Uniquecorn
165 gal 5.41% 17.63 1.051 1.010
All Grain 11
Uniquecorn
165 gal 5.19% 17.63 1.050 1.011
All Grain 1
Corn Lager
19 L 6.04% 14.62 1.055 1.009
All Grain 3
Oktober Lager
20 L 6.11% 13.55 1.056 1.010
All Grain 8
pacific gem
20.8 L 6.19% 16.78 1.063 1.016
All Grain 4
Awesome Recipe
1.3 gal 26.79% 0 1.272 1.068
All Grain 11
Awesome Recipe
1.3 gal 23.32% 0 1.237 1.059
All Grain 3

Fermentables Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 163 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 10% - 100%
Flaked Corn 140 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 17% 0% - 100%
American - Pilsner 134 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 75% 9% - 100%
German - Pilsner 94 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 71% 2% - 100%
Flaked Rice 70 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 18% 3% - 78%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 66 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 9% 2% - 90%
American - Pale 6-Row 45 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 49% 16% - 89%
American - Vienna 43 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 17% 3% - 69%
German - Vienna 33 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 24% 4% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 33 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 106 3.5 37% 1% - 100%
Cascade 93 7 37% 4% - 100%
Magnum 44 15 45% 5% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 41 3.75 37% 8% - 100%
Northern Brewer 32 7.8 40% 6% - 100%
Tettnanger 31 4.5 41% 9% - 100%
Cluster 29 6.5 44% 8% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 28 4 40% 4% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 27 3.9 47% 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%
Flaked Corn 1 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 100% 100% - 100%
United Kingdom - Brown 1 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 33% 33% - 33%

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 90 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 54 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 34 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 33 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 20 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 17 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 - Pilsen Lager 2007 14 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 12 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 39 Water Agt Boil 68% 10% - 100%
Gypsum 25 Water Agt Mash 25% 0% - 75%
Irish Moss 21 Other Boil 78% 31% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 19 Water Agt Boil 30% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 14 Water Agt Mash 74% 14% - 100%
Table Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 5 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 40%
Epsom Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 14%
Phosphoric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 80% 13% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 4 Water Agt Boil 42% 7% - 100%

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