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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 5098
Mickey's Malt Liquor
5 gal 8.02% 30.23 1.068 1.007
extract 4353
Fear The Walking Dead | Jim Brauer's recipe
5.5 gal 3.16% 0 1.034 1.010
All Grain 3014
Coors Light Clone
5 gal 4.72% 13.83 1.042 1.006
extract 2857
Lone Star
5.25 gal 4.98% 0 1.049 1.011
All Grain 2749
Mosaic Hazy IPA
7 gal 8.24% 235.73 1.086 1.023
All Grain 2620
jarl clone
19 L 3.84% 38.18 1.038 1.009
All Grain 2164
low calorie
40 L 2.77% 0 1.024 1.003
All Grain 2157
Слезы хомячка
18 L 3% 16.38 1.033 1.010
All Grain 2112
Asahi
6 gal 4.19% 14.85 1.044 1.012
All Grain 1693

Newest American Light Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Kocoy
25 L 6.21% 27.22 1.058 1.011
All Grain 3
The Tommy Boy #2 (Water Chemistry Change)
5.5 gal 6.31% 21.37 1.058 1.010
All Grain 9
Night Life Lite
5 gal 3.62% 15.08 1.036 1.008
extract 5
Awesome Recipe
23 L 4.44% 0 1.045 1.011
BIAB 16
Télé-Noël
18 L 7.3% 50.78 1.077 1.021
BIAB 9
Light Lager (GEB KIT)
23 L 3.95% 15.52 1.037 1.006
All Grain 19
LME-Magnum SMaSH
9 L 4.19% 18.59 1.039 1.007
BIAB 10
Tiki Dog
5.5 gal 3.98% 0.28 1.036 1.005
extract 11
A lager
130 L 5.74% 10.64 1.052 1.008
All Grain 15
brown bear honey ale
5.75 gal 9.55% 16.47 1.097 1.025
All Grain 19

Fermentables Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 952 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 2% - 100%
Flaked Oats 444 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 13% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 394 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 68% 1% - 100%
German - Pilsner 310 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 64% 7% - 100%
American - Pilsner 301 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 67% 5% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 292 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 19% 0% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 279 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 1% - 38%
Flaked Corn 234 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 25% 2% - 100%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 221 Dry Extract extract 4°L
42 55% 2% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 202 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 18% 2% - 100%

Hops Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 488 7 30% 0% - 100%
Citra 421 11 23% 0% - 100%
Magnum 248 15 36% 1% - 100%
Columbus 247 15 24% 0% - 100%
Saaz 244 3.5 43% 0% - 100%
Centennial 244 10 22% 2% - 100%
Amarillo 241 8.6 21% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 224 12.7 19% 1% - 100%
Mosaic 213 12.5 20% 0% - 100%
Chinook 163 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
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 29 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 45% 3% - 100%
Flaked Oats 23 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 42% 4% - 100%
Pale 2-Row 23 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 49% 15% - 93%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 22 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 59% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 22 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 53% 5% - 100%
Flaked Corn 16 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 56% 11% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 15 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 46% 4% - 100%
American - White Wheat 15 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 33% 5% - 60%
Munich - Light 10L 14 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 52% 4% - 100%
Honey Malt 13 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 46% 8% - 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-05 532 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 140 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 93 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 86 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 86 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 78 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 50 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 50 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 37 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 30 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 77 Water Agt Mash 25% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 64 Fining Boil 68% 3% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 47 Water Agt Mash 34% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 46 Fining Boil 77% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 34 Water Agt Mash 64% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 18 Water Agt Mash 63% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 16 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 50%
Table Salt 16 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 14 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 50%
Baking Soda 7 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 44%

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