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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 2902
Brewdog - Jack Hammer
20 L 7.13% 132.72 1.064 1.010
All Grain 2457
Mickey's Malt Liquor
5 gal 8.02% 30.23 1.068 1.007
extract 2264
Miller Lite Clone
6 gal 4.23% 15.82 1.039 1.006
All Grain 1699
Слезы хомячка
18 L 3% 16.38 1.033 1.010
All Grain 1548
Mosaic Hazy IPA
7 gal 8.24% 235.73 1.086 1.023
All Grain 1494
Horchata Cream Ale
5.5 gal 6.37% 18.01 1.066 1.018
All Grain 1477
Lone Star
5.25 gal 4.98% 0 1.049 1.011
All Grain 1390
Fear The Walking Dead | Jim Brauer's recipe
5.5 gal 3.16% 0 1.034 1.010
All Grain 1333
BB KIlkenny Draught
23 L 6.72% 23.07 1.072 1.020
All Grain 1226

Newest American Light Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Ua-shake
560 L 5.56% 23.34 1.060 1.017
All Grain 1
Pale
2.5 gal 4.18% 71.66 1.044 1.012
All Grain 1
Le Petit Prince (from JK pdf)
6 gal 2.94% 17.43 1.022 1.000
BIAB 3
Melotti
5.5 gal 4.26% 0 1.043 1.011
All Grain 2
Awesome Recipe
1.5 gal 8.88% 0 1.090 1.023
extract 0
Rose Beer Chard
5 gal 5.66% 13.37 1.057 1.014
extract 3
Awesome Recipe
5 gal 7.01% 0 1.071 1.018
All Grain 0
Pete's Pale
20.8 L 4.59% 14.79 1.043 1.008
All Grain 1
Continental Divide DIPA - Tradition
620 gal 6.84% 111.6 1.070 1.017
All Grain 0
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 7.65% 58.67 1.076 1.018
All Grain 0

Fermentables Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 1,792 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 2% - 100%
Flaked Oats 803 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 13% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 754 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 68% 1% - 100%
American - Pilsner 607 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 67% 1% - 100%
German - Pilsner 555 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 65% 7% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 438 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 7% 1% - 100%
American - White Wheat 386 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 23% 0% - 100%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 365 Dry Extract extract 4°L
42 56% 2% - 100%
Flaked Corn 362 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 27% 2% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 342 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
46 20% 0% - 100%

Hops Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 815 7 31% 0% - 100%
Citra 686 11 23% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 410 8.6 23% 0% - 100%
Centennial 399 10 23% 1% - 100%
Magnum 396 15 38% 1% - 100%
Saaz 387 3.5 44% 0% - 100%
Mosaic 365 12.5 21% 0% - 100%
Columbus 356 15 24% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 334 12.7 19% 1% - 100%
Chinook 282 13 26% 1% - 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) 41 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 42% 3% - 100%
Flaked Oats 31 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 44% 4% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 31 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 53% 15% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 31 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 48% 5% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 29 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 60% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 28 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 49% 4% - 100%
American - White Wheat 23 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 41% 5% - 100%
Flaked Corn 19 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 63% 11% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 18 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 29% 8% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 17 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 54% 3% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 829 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 211 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 155 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 129 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 127 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 116 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 75 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 66 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 37 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 36 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 135 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride 108 Water Agt Mash 33% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 88 Fining Boil 70% 2% - 100%
Whirlfloc 77 Fining Boil 77% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 51 Water Agt Mash 66% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 28 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 50%
Table Salt 28 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 25 Water Agt Mash 41% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 24 Water Agt Mash 63% 3% - 100%
Baking Soda 15 Water Agt Mash 29% 0% - 100%

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