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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 3026
Brewdog - Jack Hammer
20 L 7.13% 132.72 1.064 1.010
All Grain 2549
Mickey's Malt Liquor
5 gal 8.02% 30.23 1.068 1.007
extract 2428
Miller Lite Clone
6 gal 4.23% 15.82 1.039 1.006
All Grain 1860
Horchata Cream Ale
5.5 gal 5.43% 18.01 1.058 1.016
All Grain 1707
Слезы хомячка
18 L 3% 16.38 1.033 1.010
All Grain 1600
Mosaic Hazy IPA
7 gal 8.24% 235.73 1.086 1.023
All Grain 1577
Lone Star
5.25 gal 4.98% 0 1.049 1.011
All Grain 1506
Fear The Walking Dead | Jim Brauer's recipe
5.5 gal 3.16% 0 1.034 1.010
All Grain 1466
BB KIlkenny Draught
23 L 6.72% 23.07 1.072 1.020
All Grain 1280

Newest American Light Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Cheap/Simple All-grain
1 gal 7.2% 25.59 1.071 1.016
BIAB 11
Mexican lager
7.5 gal 3.87% 11.99 1.039 1.010
All Grain 1
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 8.27% 47.76 1.076 1.013
All Grain 1
Awesome Recipe
2 gal 6.54% 33.29 1.066 1.017
extract 3
S.U.D.S
62 gal 4.56% 10.29 1.041 1.006
All Grain 3
Awesome Recipe
23 L 5.29% 27.13 1.049 1.008
All Grain 13
Cream of 3 Crops
5.5 gal 4.74% 15.53 1.044 1.008
All Grain 6
Murican Lager
12 L 3.66% 0 1.035 1.007
BIAB 11
My Puppers
5 gal 4.18% 25.1 1.045 1.013
extract 5
Randy Lite
31 gal 3.92% 9.37 1.037 1.007
All Grain 10

Fermentables Used In American Light Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 1,882 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 2% - 100%
Flaked Oats 833 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 13% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 765 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 68% 1% - 100%
American - Pilsner 648 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) 452 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 7% 1% - 100%
American - White Wheat 404 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 376 Dry Extract extract 4°L
42 56% 2% - 100%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 364 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 840 7 31% 0% - 100%
Citra 717 11 24% 0% - 100%
Amarillo 425 8.6 23% 0% - 100%
Magnum 410 15 38% 1% - 100%
Centennial 406 10 23% 1% - 100%
Saaz 394 3.5 44% 0% - 100%
Mosaic 380 12.5 22% 0% - 100%
Columbus 369 15 25% 0% - 100%
Simcoe 344 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) 42 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 43% 3% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 35 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 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%
Canadian - Honey Malt 19 Canadian Grain base malt 25°L
37 42% 8% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 19 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 28% 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 - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 889 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 220 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 157 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 141 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 79 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 68 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 37 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safbrew - Wheat Beer Yeast WB-06 37 Fermentis / Safale Wheat .105 Low 86% 54°F 77°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 156 Fining Boil 31% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 127 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 85 Fining Boil 70% 2% - 100%
Whirlfloc 82 Fining Boil 77% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 59 Water Agt Mash 65% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 32 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 53%
Table Salt 30 Water Agt Sparge 16% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 25 Water Agt Boil 44% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 25 Water Agt Mash 61% 3% - 100%
Baking Soda 20 Water Agt Mash 28% 0% - 100%

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