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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 3807
Mickey's Malt Liquor
5 gal 8.02% 30.23 1.068 1.007
extract 3147
Horchata Cream Ale
5.5 gal 5.43% 18.01 1.058 1.016
All Grain 2902
Fear The Walking Dead | Jim Brauer's recipe
5.5 gal 3.16% 0 1.034 1.010
All Grain 2204
Lone Star
5.25 gal 4.98% 0 1.049 1.011
All Grain 1948
Mosaic Hazy IPA
7 gal 8.24% 235.73 1.086 1.023
All Grain 1902
Слезы хомячка
18 L 3% 16.38 1.033 1.010
All Grain 1792
Coors Light Clone
5 gal 4.72% 13.83 1.042 1.006
extract 1576
jarl clone
19 L 3.84% 38.18 1.038 1.009
All Grain 1478
BB KIlkenny Draught
23 L 6.72% 23.07 1.072 1.020
All Grain 1449

Newest American Light Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
PJ Dinkelman
25 L 5.77% 0 1.059 1.015
All Grain 6
Daudž Lite
5 gal 4.13% 9.53 1.039 1.007
All Grain 29
Cream Ale
50 L 2.6% 2.76 1.026 1.006
All Grain 11
Lake Side Lager
5.5 gal 3.96% 11.76 1.040 1.010
All Grain 13
Blondy
5 gal 4.53% 30.66 1.048 1.013
BIAB 13
amstel
5.5 gal 4.37% 14.09 1.040 1.006
All Grain 14
amstel clone
5.5 gal 4.68% 14.09 1.042 1.007
All Grain 16
Seltzer
72 gal 4.19% 0 1.032 1.000
All Grain 17
India Dark Ale
5.5 gal 6.33% 61.45 1.071 1.022
All Grain 56
Philsner
15 gal 3.64% 43.09 1.037 1.009
All Grain 30

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 800 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 12% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 749 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 68% 1% - 100%
American - Pilsner 649 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 67% 1% - 100%
German - Pilsner 590 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 65% 7% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 451 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 7% 1% - 100%
Flaked Corn 396 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 26% 2% - 100%
American - White Wheat 393 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 24% 0% - 100%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 368 Dry Extract extract 4°L
42 56% 2% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 363 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 19% 0% - 100%

Hops Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 834 7 31% 0% - 100%
Citra 696 11 24% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 416 8.6 23% 0% - 100%
Magnum 404 15 38% 1% - 100%
Centennial 401 10 24% 1% - 100%
Saaz 395 3.5 44% 0% - 100%
Mosaic 372 12.5 22% 0% - 100%
Columbus 365 15 25% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 342 12.7 19% 1% - 100%
Chinook 296 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 51% 5% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 32 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 60% 3% - 100%
Flaked Oats 29 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 45% 4% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 28 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 52% 15% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 27 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-05 889 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 219 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 152 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 151 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 136 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 74 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 72 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 40 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 36 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 154 Water Agt Boil 30% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 106 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 82 Water Agt Mash 75% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 81 Fining Boil 69% 2% - 100%
Lactic acid 59 Water Agt Mash 66% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 35 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 73%
Phosphoric acid 28 Water Agt Mash 64% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 28 Water Agt Whirlpool 15% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 25 Water Agt Whirlpool 47% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 21 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 75%

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