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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
Cascade Lager
3.5 gal 5.46% 72.02 1.051 1.009
BIAB 4428
Stallion Premium Laager
1000 L 4.54% 46.48 1.045 1.010
All Grain 3578
CCB - Hoppy Lager
50 L 7.41% 57.13 1.066 1.010
All Grain 3261
Polenta lager 2
17 L 4.87% 24.38 1.044 1.007
All Grain 3259
Steam Whistle Pilsner Clone
21 L 5.22% 16.28 1.046 1.007
BIAB 3205
Miller Genuine Draft Clone
5.5 gal 4.67% 9.4 1.047 1.012
extract 3116
Tropical Lager
140 gal 5.29% 33.82 1.052 1.012
All Grain 3024
lager perfeita
48 L 5.15% 16.79 1.046 1.007
All Grain 2386
Summer Brew grainfather
25 L 6.12% 19.84 1.055 1.009
All Grain 2223
Dry hopped Lager
21 L 4.6% 15.84 1.046 1.011
All Grain 2154

Newest American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Craft Lager
620 gal 4.84% 21.67 1.043 1.006
All Grain 7
Lucas Canadian Lager
4.5 gal 4.7% 18.28 1.046 1.010
BIAB 14
Rice Lager
10.5 L 5.11% 17.39 1.046 1.008
All Grain 11
Labrote Lager
5.5 gal 4.09% 9.44 1.040 1.009
extract 16
PERLESLAGER
80 L 5.51% 31.57 1.054 1.012
All Grain 13
Possible Chelly Beer
5 gal 6.99% 19.08 1.069 1.015
All Grain 18
Awesome Recipe
2.75 gal 4.55% 12.33 1.046 1.012
All Grain 20
Rock the Kazbek
5.5 gal 5.77% 16.35 1.058 1.014
All Grain 34
California common
5.5 gal 5.36% 42.25 1.059 1.018
BIAB 47
Malty Lager BIAB
2.5 gal 5.7% 17.43 1.052 1.009
All Grain 63

Fermentables Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 190 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 64% 7% - 100%
Flaked Corn 179 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 18% 0% - 100%
American - Pilsner 142 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 9% - 100%
German - Pilsner 98 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 72% 2% - 100%
Flaked Rice 93 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 19% 3% - 49%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 73 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 8% 2% - 90%
American - Pale 6-Row 58 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 47% 9% - 89%
German - Acidulated Malt 51 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 14%
American - Vienna 49 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 18% 4% - 69%
Munich - Light 10L 49 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 11% 2% - 83%

Hops Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 122 3.5 38% 1% - 100%
Cascade 98 7 34% 4% - 100%
Magnum 57 15 41% 5% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 56 3.75 38% 8% - 100%
Tettnanger 38 4.5 38% 9% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 31 4 38% 4% - 100%
Cluster 31 6.5 45% 8% - 100%
Citra 30 11 34% 2% - 100%
Northern Brewer 30 7.8 40% 6% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 30 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%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 2 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 63% 25% - 100%
German - CaraHell 2 German Grain crystal malt 11°L
34 75% 50% - 100%
Briess - Brewers Yellow Corn Flakes 2 US Adjunct raw 0.8°L
34.5 54% 50% - 57%
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%
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-34/70 114 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 61 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 42 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 38 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - American Lager 2035 24 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 23 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940 21 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 21 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 19 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 12 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
Gypsum 62 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 86%
Whirlfloc 57 Fining Boil 64% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 40 Water Agt Mash 79% 4% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 36 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 24 Fining Boil 73% 31% - 100%
Epsom Salt 18 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 33%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 15 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 12 Water Agt Sparge 41% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 8 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 50%
Phosphoric acid 8 Water Agt Mash 85% 13% - 100%

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