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Standard American Beer - American Light Lager

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 American Light Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast Clone
22 L 7.5% 104.71 1.070 1.013
All Grain 4797
Mickey's Malt Liquor
5 gal 8.02% 30.23 1.068 1.007
extract 3984
Fear The Walking Dead | Jim Brauer's recipe
5.5 gal 3.16% 0 1.034 1.010
All Grain 2783
Coors Light Clone
5 gal 4.72% 13.83 1.042 1.006
extract 2489
Lone Star
5.25 gal 4.98% 0 1.049 1.011
All Grain 2467
Mosaic Hazy IPA
7 gal 8.24% 235.73 1.086 1.023
All Grain 2401
Слезы хомячка
18 L 3% 16.38 1.033 1.010
All Grain 2017
jarl clone
19 L 3.84% 38.18 1.038 1.009
All Grain 1926
Pabst Blue Ribbon WW2
150 L 4.83% 12.28 1.047 1.011
All Grain 1870
low calorie
40 L 2.77% 0 1.024 1.003
All Grain 1807

Newest American Light Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Miller Lite Clone
10.5 gal 4.16% 21.98 1.043 1.011
All Grain 5
Sparkling ALe
5 L 4.36% 35.08 1.044 1.011
BIAB 7
BLONDE ALE #1
5 gal 4.92% 30.66 1.051 1.014
extract 12
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5.3% 0 1.054 1.013
BIAB 7
black ipa
5.5 gal 5.31% 57.88 1.054 1.014
BIAB 6
LAGER AMERICANA 4.0
20.8 L 4.16% 0 1.042 1.011
All Grain 4
Mexican Lager
5.5 gal 4.82% 15.73 1.043 1.006
BIAB 11
Experiment
21 L 5.22% 0 1.052 1.013
All Grain 12
GenusTone light
66 gal 3.99% 13.21 1.036 1.005
All Grain 10
Melvin Blue Ribbon
93 gal 4.03% 26.35 1.041 1.010
All Grain 7

Fermentables Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 860 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 2% - 100%
Flaked Oats 398 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 12% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 353 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 68% 2% - 100%
German - Pilsner 276 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 63% 7% - 100%
American - Pilsner 275 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 5% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 259 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 1% - 38%
Flaked Corn 201 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 25% 2% - 100%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 194 Dry Extract extract 4°L
42 53% 3% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 180 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 18% 2% - 100%
American - White Wheat 179 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 24% 2% - 100%

Hops Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 459 7 30% 0% - 100%
Citra 389 11 22% 0% - 100%
Columbus 232 15 23% 0% - 100%
Saaz 224 3.5 43% 0% - 100%
Centennial 224 10 22% 2% - 100%
Amarillo 223 8.6 21% 1% - 100%
Magnum 218 15 35% 1% - 100%
Simcoe 200 12.7 18% 1% - 100%
Mosaic 198 12.5 20% 0% - 100%
Chinook 152 13 22% 2% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Oats 23 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 42% 4% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 22 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 45% 3% - 100%
Pale 2-Row 21 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 49% 15% - 93%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 20 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 66% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 20 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 52% 5% - 100%
Flaked Corn 15 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 57% 11% - 100%
Honey Malt 12 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 42% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 12 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 46% 4% - 100%
American - White Wheat 12 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 30% 5% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 15L 12 American Grain crystal malt 15°L
35 39% 17% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 479 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 131 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 86 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 81 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 79 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 71 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 50 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 49 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 33 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
White Labs - Abbey Ale Yeast WLP530 29 White Labs Ale High Med-High 77.5% 66°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 61 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 60 Fining Boil 69% 3% - 100%
Whirlfloc 44 Fining Boil 77% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 40 Water Agt Mash 33% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 27 Water Agt Mash 61% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 14 Water Agt Mash 66% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 14 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 50%
Table Salt 11 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 11 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 50%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 6 Water Agt Boil 67% 0% - 100%

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