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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 5604
Hop Lager
19 L 5.27% 24.05 1.052 1.012
All Grain 5019
Cascade Lager
3.5 gal 5.46% 72.02 1.051 1.009
BIAB 3370
Stallion Premium Laager
1000 L 4.54% 46.48 1.045 1.010
All Grain 2845
Polenta lager 2
17 L 4.87% 24.38 1.044 1.007
All Grain 2680
CCB - Hoppy Lager
50 L 7.41% 57.13 1.066 1.010
All Grain 2580
Premium Lager (5 gal)
5.5 gal 5.08% 12.77 1.047 1.008
All Grain 2450
Tropical Lager
16 gal 5.29% 27.38 1.052 1.012
All Grain 2238
Steam Whistle Pilsner Clone
21 L 5.22% 16.28 1.046 1.007
BIAB 2164
lager perfeita
48 L 5.15% 16.79 1.046 1.007
All Grain 2041

Newest American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Fader Clone
5.5 gal 5.23% 19.08 1.052 1.012
All Grain 15
Awesome Recipe
20.8 L 8.11% 21.58 1.077 1.015
BIAB 15
Modelo clonie
6 gal 4.78% 17.56 1.044 1.007
All Grain 5
Kitchen Sink Light Lager
3 gal 4.51% 5.9 1.044 1.010
All Grain 12
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 4.61% 12.13 1.047 1.012
BIAB 3
Leftover Lager
5.5 gal 4.81% 17.38 1.050 1.013
All Grain 10
Oat Soda
5.25 gal 5.18% 28.79 1.049 1.010
BIAB 5
American Lager
5.5 gal 5.85% 30.88 1.058 1.014
All Grain 31
Bumblebee Man
5.5 gal 5.27% 19.42 1.054 1.014
All Grain 5
SchuBrew Especial Lager 2021
5.5 gal 5.1% 18.89 1.049 1.010
BIAB 11

Fermentables Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 146 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 10% - 100%
Flaked Corn 133 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 17% 0% - 100%
American - Pilsner 111 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 9% - 100%
German - Pilsner 80 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 72% 9% - 100%
Flaked Rice 70 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 18% 3% - 43%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 61 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 8% 2% - 90%
American - Pale 6-Row 40 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 46% 10% - 89%
Munich - Light 10L 38 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 10% 2% - 21%
American - Vienna 38 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 20% 4% - 69%
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 88 3.5 36% 1% - 100%
Cascade 79 7 36% 4% - 100%
Magnum 40 15 42% 5% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 39 3.75 36% 8% - 100%
Tettnanger 29 4.5 39% 9% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 27 3.9 50% 4% - 100%
Northern Brewer 27 7.8 42% 6% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 26 4 35% 4% - 100%
Cluster 25 6.5 45% 8% - 100%
Citra 22 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 - 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%
Pale 2-Row 2 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 75% 50% - 100%
Briess - Brewers Yellow Corn Flakes 2 US Adjunct raw 0.8°L
34.5 54% 50% - 57%
American - Pale 6-Row 2 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 58% 50% - 67%

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 85 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 49 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 30 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 29 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Lager 2035 22 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940 19 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 14 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Fermentis - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 13 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 12 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 10 Wyeast Lagers 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 38 Fining Boil 62% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 28 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 75%
Lactic acid 23 Water Agt Mash 82% 14% - 100%
Irish Moss 21 Fining Boil 78% 31% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 13 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 11 Water Agt Mash 36% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 6 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 14%
Table Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 4 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 60%
Phosphoric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 80% 13% - 100%

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