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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
One on One Session (Phil - Lighter Beer)
2.75 gal 4.39% 29.56 1.046 1.012
extract 4076
American Lager
12 gal 4.52% 17.67 1.046 1.011
BIAB 2775
Rocky Raccoon's Honey Lager
5 gal 5.49% 32.32 1.049 1.008
All Grain 2259
Polenta lager 2
17 L 4.87% 24.38 1.044 1.007
All Grain 1619
Cascade Lager
3.5 gal 5.46% 72.02 1.051 1.009
BIAB 1487
Preprohibition Ale
5 gal 7.34% 20.39 1.069 1.016
All Grain 1473
lager perfeita
48 L 5.15% 16.79 1.046 1.007
All Grain 1380
Stallion Premium Laager
1000 L 4.54% 46.48 1.045 1.010
All Grain 1358
Hop Lager
19 L 5.27% 24.05 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1252
Summer Brew grainfather
25 L 6.12% 19.84 1.055 1.009
All Grain 1223

Newest American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Super duper crispy boi
11 gal 5.78% 35.71 1.053 1.009
All Grain 10
Pilsen maris otter double mash
47 L 5% 16.21 1.045 1.007
BIAB 12
Cook Manor Lite
5.5 gal 4.66% 8.94 1.046 1.010
All Grain 8
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 4.36% 0 1.044 1.011
All Grain 7
Pirate of Penn's Aunts (Yuengling Clone)
5 gal 4.3% 17.37 1.050 1.017
extract 20
Reunion Pils
14 gal 5.52% 0 1.056 1.014
All Grain 11
Nordic Bear Honey Lemon Lager
5.5 gal 5.48% 24.64 1.050 1.008
extract 18
Seventeen Dry hopped Pils
20 L 4.96% 25.68 1.047 1.009
All Grain 15
Isdal
10 L 6.37% 48.84 1.058 1.010
All Grain 25
Humdinger V3 22
22 gal 4.57% 3.3 1.042 1.007
extract 10

Fermentables Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 152 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 10% - 100%
Flaked Corn 130 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 17% 0% - 100%
American - Pilsner 116 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 72% 9% - 100%
German - Pilsner 80 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 74% 9% - 100%
Flaked Rice 68 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 17% 3% - 31%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 63 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 9% 2% - 90%
American - Pale 6-Row 43 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 49% 16% - 89%
American - Vienna 41 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 17% 3% - 69%
German - Vienna 31 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 23% 4% - 100%
German - Carapils 29 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 94 3.5 36% 1% - 100%
Cascade 84 7 36% 4% - 100%
Magnum 38 15 45% 5% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 38 3.75 38% 8% - 100%
Northern Brewer 30 7.8 41% 6% - 100%
Tettnanger 29 4.5 42% 9% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 27 3.9 51% 4% - 100%
Cluster 26 6.5 45% 8% - 100%
Citra 25 11 34% 2% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 25 4 38% 4% - 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 77% 50% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 3 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 100% 100% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 2 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 24% 14% - 33%
Briess - Brewers Yellow Corn Flakes 2 American Grain base malt 0.8°L
34.5 54% 50% - 57%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 2 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 63% 25% - 100%
American - Pale 6-Row 2 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 58% 50% - 67%
Flaked Corn 1 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 100% 100% - 100%
Torrified Wheat 1 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 50% 50% - 50%
Belgian - Roasted Barley 1 Belgian Grain roasted malt 575°L
30 25% 25% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 1 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 50% 50% - 50%

Yeasts Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 80 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 51 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 33 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 28 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Lager 2035 23 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940 16 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 15 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 13 Mangrove Jack Lager n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 13 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
White Labs - German Bock Lager Yeast WLP833 12 White Labs Lager Med-High Medium 73% 48°F 55°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 33 Water Agt Boil 65% 10% - 100%
Calcium Chloride 21 Water Agt Mash 30% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 20 Fining Boil 79% 31% - 100%
Gypsum 18 Water Agt Mash 25% 0% - 75%
Lactic acid 10 Water Agt Mash 60% 14% - 100%
Table Salt 6 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 11%
Phosphoric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 79% 13% - 100%
Epsom Salt 3 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 14%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 1 Other Mash 7% 7% - 7%
Magnesium Chloride 1 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 0%

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