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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 4355
Hop Lager
19 L 5.27% 24.05 1.052 1.012
All Grain 2746
Cascade Lager
3.5 gal 5.46% 72.02 1.051 1.009
BIAB 2466
CCB - Hoppy Lager
50 L 7.41% 57.13 1.066 1.010
All Grain 2301
Polenta lager 2
17 L 4.87% 24.38 1.044 1.007
All Grain 2213
Stallion Premium Laager
1000 L 4.54% 46.48 1.045 1.010
All Grain 1928
lager perfeita
48 L 5.15% 16.79 1.046 1.007
All Grain 1840
Summer Brew grainfather
25 L 6.12% 19.84 1.055 1.009
All Grain 1667
Tropical Lager
16 gal 5.29% 27.38 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1516
LemonDrop SMASH
6 gal 5.02% 7.85 1.048 1.010
All Grain 1394

Newest American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Full Steam Ahead
23 L 5.24% 43.8 1.049 1.009
All Grain 0
bohlag
21 L 5.07% 31.27 1.051 1.012
All Grain 3
Cerveza de Cuarentena
5 gal 5% 19.17 1.050 1.011
BIAB 15
Cashmere Lager
5.25 gal 4.99% 22.08 1.046 1.008
All Grain 6
PHB Pandemic 2020 Mex Lager
6 gal 4.39% 15.96 1.043 1.009
All Grain 26
Crystal Lager
6 gal 4.61% 13.52 1.044 1.009
All Grain 12
American Lager
5.5 gal 4.65% 19.74 1.042 1.007
All Grain 42
Noche Buena
5.5 gal 5.05% 39.03 1.050 1.012
All Grain 20
Mexican Lager
2 gal 5.16% 20.94 1.054 1.014
All Grain 20
KUNST BIER SIGLE VESSEL
60 L 3.23% 11.97 1.033 1.008
BIAB 11

Fermentables Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 194 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 7% - 100%
Flaked Corn 167 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 18% 0% - 100%
American - Pilsner 154 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 72% 9% - 100%
German - Pilsner 107 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 70% 2% - 100%
Flaked Rice 82 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 18% 3% - 78%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 75 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 9% 2% - 100%
American - Pale 6-Row 60 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 48% 9% - 89%
American - Vienna 52 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 18% 4% - 69%
German - Acidulated Malt 40 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 5%
German - Vienna 39 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 121 3.5 39% 1% - 100%
Cascade 103 7 37% 4% - 100%
Magnum 54 15 44% 5% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 50 3.75 38% 8% - 100%
Tettnanger 40 4.5 43% 9% - 100%
Northern Brewer 36 7.8 40% 6% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 32 4 39% 4% - 100%
Cluster 30 6.5 45% 8% - 100%
Citra 30 11 33% 2% - 100%
Mount Hood 27 4.8 49% 24% - 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 67% 50% - 100%
American - Pilsner 3 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 83% 50% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 3 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 100% 100% - 100%
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%
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%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 2 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 24% 14% - 33%
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-34/70 115 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 62 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 43 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 38 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - American Lager 2035 23 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 17 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 17 Mangrove Jack Lager n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124 12 Wyeast Lager 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 47 Water Agt Boil 66% 10% - 100%
Gypsum 44 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 25 Water Agt Mash 82% 14% - 100%
Irish Moss 23 Fining Boil 74% 31% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Boil 31% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 67%
Epsom Salt 10 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 14%
Table Salt 9 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 7 Water Agt Mash 39% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 7 Water Agt Mash 26% 0% - 50%

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