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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 3872
Hop Lager
19 L 5.27% 24.05 1.052 1.012
All Grain 2179
Cascade Lager
3.5 gal 5.46% 72.02 1.051 1.009
BIAB 2171
Polenta lager 2
17 L 4.87% 24.38 1.044 1.007
All Grain 2051
Stallion Premium Laager
1000 L 4.54% 46.48 1.045 1.010
All Grain 1767
lager perfeita
48 L 5.15% 16.79 1.046 1.007
All Grain 1711
Summer Brew grainfather
25 L 6.12% 19.84 1.055 1.009
All Grain 1547
LemonDrop SMASH
6 gal 5.02% 7.85 1.048 1.010
All Grain 1251
Tropical Lager
16 gal 5.29% 27.38 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1250
(2016-04-25) EZ Action Lager
6 gal 4.51% 17.31 1.045 1.010
All Grain 1180

Newest American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Punk IPA
20 L 5.73% 72.63 1.053 1.009
All Grain 4
Rocky racoon honey lager
5 gal 5.67% 22.73 1.048 1.005
All Grain 5
509 Pilsner
5.5 gal 5.49% 39.14 1.056 1.014
All Grain 11
4Gs American Hopped Pilsner
6 gal 5.44% 27.85 1.048 1.007
All Grain 6
Corn ball 1970s gusto lager
2.75 gal 7.97% 28.04 1.072 1.012
All Grain 14
Sam Adams Boston Lager Clone
6.5 gal 4.61% 17.5 1.045 1.010
All Grain 14
Uncle Anthony's 4th of July Brew
5 gal 4.67% 6.28 1.042 1.006
extract 36
Ripper
5.4 gal 4.6% 12.34 1.043 1.007
All Grain 17
PORTER
20 L 5.39% 0 1.055 1.014
All Grain 11
Mexi-Lager
5 gal 4.82% 19.51 1.049 1.012
Partial Mash 23

Fermentables Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 177 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 7% - 100%
Flaked Corn 149 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 17% 0% - 100%
American - Pilsner 145 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 73% 9% - 100%
German - Pilsner 101 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 70% 2% - 100%
Flaked Rice 75 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 19% 3% - 78%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 70 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 8% 2% - 90%
American - Pale 6-Row 53 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 48% 6% - 89%
American - Vienna 50 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 18% 4% - 69%
German - Vienna 37 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 24% 4% - 100%
German - Carapils 35 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 111 3.5 38% 1% - 100%
Cascade 97 7 38% 4% - 100%
Magnum 49 15 44% 5% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 43 3.75 37% 8% - 100%
Tettnanger 39 4.5 44% 9% - 100%
Northern Brewer 33 7.8 40% 6% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 30 4 41% 4% - 100%
Citra 29 11 33% 2% - 100%
Cluster 28 6.5 45% 8% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 27 3.9 49% 4% - 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%
Briess - Brewers Yellow Corn Flakes 2 American Adjunct other 0.8°L
34.5 54% 50% - 57%
German - CaraHell 2 German Grain crystal malt 11°L
34 75% 50% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 2 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 71% 43% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 2 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 75% 50% - 100%
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 - Pilsner 2 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 100% 100% - 100%
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-34/70 101 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 58 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 40 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 35 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 21 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 19 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 16 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 14 Mangrove Jack Lager n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°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 44 Water Agt Boil 67% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 34 Water Agt Mash 25% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 21 Fining Boil 78% 31% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 17 Water Agt Mash 82% 14% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 11 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 67%
Epsom Salt 8 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 14%
Table Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 6 Water Agt Mash 29% 0% - 60%
Phosphoric acid 5 Water Agt Mash 80% 13% - 100%

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