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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 3237
Brewdog - Jack Hammer
20 L 7.13% 132.72 1.064 1.010
All Grain 2682
Mickey's Malt Liquor
5 gal 8.02% 30.23 1.068 1.007
extract 2653
Miller Lite Clone
6 gal 4.23% 15.82 1.039 1.006
All Grain 2032
Horchata Cream Ale
5.5 gal 5.43% 18.01 1.058 1.016
All Grain 2007
Fear The Walking Dead | Jim Brauer's recipe
5.5 gal 3.16% 0 1.034 1.010
All Grain 1753
Mosaic Hazy IPA
7 gal 8.24% 235.73 1.086 1.023
All Grain 1677
Слезы хомячка
18 L 3% 16.38 1.033 1.010
All Grain 1669
Lone Star
5.25 gal 4.98% 0 1.049 1.011
All Grain 1631
BB KIlkenny Draught
23 L 6.72% 23.07 1.072 1.020
All Grain 1339

Newest American Light Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Awesome Recipe
40 L 3.69% 13.13 1.037 1.009
All Grain 2
Super Duper Light
34 gal 3.67% 0 1.037 1.009
All Grain 5
Aarni 3
18 L 6.13% 0 1.053 1.007
All Grain 0
Kviek Voss Smash
6 gal 6.09% 25.97 1.061 1.014
All Grain 17
IPA
11 gal 3.72% 0 1.038 1.009
All Grain 4
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 7.95% 0 1.081 1.020
extract 7
Garrett / Rob Collab.
13 gal 8.34% 57.32 1.083 1.020
All Grain 3
Awesome Recipe
25 L 4.02% 11.75 1.037 1.006
BIAB 19
Miller Lite Clone 4%
21 L 4.01% 21.44 1.036 1.005
All Grain 15
Miller Lite Clone
23 L 5.36% 17.68 1.048 1.007
All Grain 14

Fermentables Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 1,860 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 2% - 100%
Flaked Oats 817 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 12% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 757 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 69% 1% - 100%
American - Pilsner 643 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 1% - 100%
German - Pilsner 594 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 65% 7% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 448 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 7% 1% - 100%
American - White Wheat 399 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 23% 0% - 100%
Flaked Corn 388 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 26% 2% - 100%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 370 Dry Extract extract 4°L
42 56% 2% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 360 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 20% 0% - 100%

Hops Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 821 7 31% 0% - 100%
Citra 707 11 24% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 415 8.6 23% 0% - 100%
Magnum 406 15 38% 1% - 100%
Centennial 400 10 23% 1% - 100%
Saaz 396 3.5 44% 0% - 100%
Mosaic 377 12.5 22% 0% - 100%
Columbus 368 15 25% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 341 12.7 19% 1% - 100%
Chinook 297 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 44% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 34 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 49% 5% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 30 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 59% 3% - 100%
Flaked Oats 29 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 45% 4% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 29 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 51% 15% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 26 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 52% 4% - 100%
American - White Wheat 22 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 42% 5% - 100%
Flaked Corn 19 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 63% 11% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 19 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 28% 8% - 100%
American - Chocolate 17 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 34% 4% - 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-05 888 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 221 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
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 148 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 135 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 125 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 78 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 70 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - Wheat Beer Yeast WB-06 37 Fermentis / Safale Wheat .105 Low 86% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 37 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 154 Water Agt Mash 30% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 113 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 85 Fining Boil 69% 2% - 100%
Whirlfloc 82 Water Agt Boil 78% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 56 Water Agt Mash 65% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 34 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 73%
Table Salt 29 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 25 Water Agt Mash 61% 3% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 24 Water Agt Mash 43% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 20 Water Agt Mash 28% 0% - 100%

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