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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 4697
Mickey's Malt Liquor
5 gal 8.02% 30.23 1.068 1.007
extract 3878
Fear The Walking Dead | Jim Brauer's recipe
5.5 gal 3.16% 0 1.034 1.010
All Grain 2694
Coors Light Clone
5 gal 4.72% 13.83 1.042 1.006
extract 2416
Lone Star
5.25 gal 4.98% 0 1.049 1.011
All Grain 2391
Mosaic Hazy IPA
7 gal 8.24% 235.73 1.086 1.023
All Grain 2352
Слезы хомячка
18 L 3% 16.38 1.033 1.010
All Grain 1978
jarl clone
19 L 3.84% 38.18 1.038 1.009
All Grain 1842
Pabst Blue Ribbon WW2
150 L 4.83% 12.28 1.047 1.011
All Grain 1728
low calorie
40 L 2.77% 0 1.024 1.003
All Grain 1722

Newest American Light Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Matt and Pips Pale
28 L 4.25% 20.51 1.044 1.012
All Grain 2
Corn Ale
12 gal 13.26% 70.36 1.124 1.023
All Grain 9
Cooking Lager
55 L 4.07% 11.91 1.038 1.007
All Grain 1
Copiona
20 L 7.41% 42.24 1.056 1.015
All Grain 4
Best Blonde Ale
5 gal 4.66% 24.81 1.047 1.012
All Grain 13
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 9.27% 28.02 1.094 1.024
extract 0
Awesome Recipe
1 gal 4.3% 0 1.043 1.010
All Grain 0
JK (Jack's Kolsch)
5.5 gal 6.41% 19.39 1.065 1.016
BIAB 13
Malt Rats
155 gal 7.79% 17.23 1.081 1.022
All Grain 3
Naldo
15 L 4.56% 0 1.046 1.012
BIAB 2

Fermentables Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 1,900 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 69% 2% - 100%
Flaked Oats 790 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 13% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 745 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 68% 1% - 100%
American - Pilsner 663 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 1% - 100%
German - Pilsner 604 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 65% 7% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 463 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 7% 1% - 100%
Flaked Corn 438 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 26% 2% - 100%
American - White Wheat 395 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 24% 1% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 370 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 20% 0% - 100%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 363 Dry Extract extract 4°L
42 56% 2% - 100%

Hops Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 862 7 31% 0% - 100%
Citra 692 11 24% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 419 8.6 24% 0% - 100%
Saaz 413 3.5 43% 0% - 100%
Magnum 406 15 38% 1% - 100%
Centennial 401 10 23% 1% - 100%
Mosaic 365 12.5 22% 0% - 100%
Columbus 365 15 26% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 345 12.7 20% 1% - 100%
Chinook 298 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 50% 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 28 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 52% 4% - 100%
American - White Wheat 22 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 43% 5% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 19 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 28% 8% - 100%
Flaked Corn 18 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 61% 11% - 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-05 916 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 218 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 164 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 152 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 134 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 130 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 79 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 74 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 50 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 36 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 187 Water Agt Mash 28% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 104 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 96 Water Agt Mash 72% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 81 Fining Boil 69% 2% - 100%
Lactic acid 76 Water Agt Mash 67% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 44 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 75%
Epsom Salt 40 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 73%
Phosphoric acid 34 Water Agt Mash 68% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 34 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 33 Other Boil 48% 0% - 100%

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