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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 5647
Mickey's Malt Liquor
5 gal 8.02% 30.23 1.068 1.007
extract 5423
Coors Light Clone
5 gal 4.72% 13.83 1.042 1.006
extract 4121
Fear The Walking Dead | Jim Brauer's recipe
5.5 gal 3.16% 0 1.034 1.010
All Grain 3613
Mosaic Hazy IPA
7 gal 8.24% 235.73 1.086 1.023
All Grain 3497
COORS BANQUET LAGER
5 gal 5.07% 12.93 1.046 1.008
All Grain 2988
low calorie
40 L 2.77% 0 1.024 1.003
All Grain 2923
jarl clone
19 L 3.84% 38.18 1.038 1.009
All Grain 2742
Слезы хомячка
18 L 3% 16.38 1.033 1.010
All Grain 2497
Asahi
6 gal 4.19% 14.85 1.044 1.012
All Grain 2412

Newest American Light Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
California Common
8.3 L 4.96% 36.26 1.050 1.013
BIAB 6
The Bobby P Special
5.5 gal 4.15% 8.6 1.043 1.012
All Grain 19
Lab Lager #1
130 gal 4.01% 12.6 1.036 1.006
All Grain 10
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5.96% 0 1.061 1.015
All Grain 5
Flemish Rhapsody
7 gal 5.41% 33.48 1.051 1.010
BIAB 26
SUBZERO-ALE
3 gal 7.78% 23.42 1.077 1.018
All Grain 23
Saison de Craisin
19 L 8.71% 27.3 1.095 1.028
All Grain 36
Dec30/2022
5.5 gal 4.58% 0 1.047 1.012
All Grain 30
cream ale
2.7 gal 5.03% 18.66 1.046 1.008
All Grain 36
Lutra Lager
5.5 gal 4.68% 14.69 1.048 1.012
All Grain 45

Fermentables Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 1,284 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 2% - 100%
Flaked Oats 579 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 13% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 514 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 67% 1% - 100%
American - Pilsner 431 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 1% - 100%
German - Pilsner 403 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 64% 7% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 351 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 7% 1% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 338 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 19% 0% - 100%
Flaked Corn 333 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 24% 2% - 100%
American - White Wheat 266 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 24% 1% - 100%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 265 Dry Extract extract 4°L
42 57% 2% - 100%

Hops Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 615 7 30% 0% - 100%
Citra 539 11 23% 0% - 100%
Saaz 321 3.5 43% 0% - 100%
Centennial 305 10 22% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 303 8.6 22% 0% - 100%
Magnum 302 15 36% 1% - 100%
Columbus 290 15 24% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 276 12.7 19% 1% - 100%
Mosaic 275 12.5 20% 0% - 100%
Chinook 212 13 24% 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) 32 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 44% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 29 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 56% 3% - 100%
Flaked Oats 26 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 46% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 25 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 49% 5% - 100%
Pale 2-Row 24 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 49% 15% - 93%
Flaked Corn 18 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 61% 11% - 100%
American - White Wheat 17 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 41% 5% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 16 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 51% 4% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 16 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 46% 3% - 100%
Honey Malt 15 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-05 687 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 170 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 138 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 111 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 103 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 94 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 65 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 61 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 48 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 32 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 142 Water Agt Mash 28% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 77 Fining Boil 69% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 77 Fining Boil 67% 3% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 74 Water Agt Mash 34% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 60 Water Agt Sparge 70% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 36 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 75%
Epsom Salt 31 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 73%
Phosphoric acid 28 Water Agt Mash 65% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 27 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 21 Water Agt Boil 45% 0% - 100%

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