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Amber and Brown American Beer - California Common

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 California Common Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Cal Common
5.25 gal 5.02% 32.13 1.054 1.015
All Grain 3579
Steam Beer
23 L 5.03% 31.61 1.054 1.015
All Grain 2427
Californian Common
19 L 5.31% 34.7 1.048 1.007
BIAB 1756
3BB Salty Dog
17 L 5.32% 37.21 1.050 1.009
BIAB 1694
Sörli
23 L 5.65% 43.4 1.054 1.011
All Grain 1659
NEIPA?
12 L 4.73% 80.54 1.049 1.013
Partial Mash 1484
California Lager
5.5 gal 4.79% 40.75 1.045 1.009
All Grain 1450
California Common
3.25 gal 4.79% 30.7 1.052 1.016
All Grain 1266
California UnCommon Bastard
5 gal 5.81% 38.39 1.058 1.013
Partial Mash 1193
California Common
500 L 6.56% 0 1.067 1.017
extract 900

Newest California Common Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Mean Californian commen
23 L 4.91% 32.01 1.050 1.012
BIAB 14
California Common
6 gal 5.18% 35.17 1.054 1.014
All Grain 11
Anchor steam
2 gal 5.3% 29.51 1.049 1.008
BIAB 25
Cali
5.75 gal 6.47% 63.14 1.063 1.014
All Grain 14
"Steam" ale
5 gal 5.41% 44.71 1.055 1.014
All Grain 33
Red Ale
5.5 gal 4.5% 23.36 1.045 1.011
Partial Mash 19
Tiggy's Tipple
21 L 5% 40.04 1.051 1.013
All Grain 47
Head of Steam
11 gal 5.74% 64.9 1.064 1.020
All Grain 8
Ship Shape Anchor 6gal
6 gal 5.39% 40.49 1.049 1.008
All Grain 15
Cali Common
21 L 5.92% 38.82 1.059 1.014
All Grain 18

Fermentables Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 109 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 1% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 69 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 9% 2% - 21%
Munich - Light 10L 67 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 14% 0% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 54 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 3% - 18%
American - Victory 47 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 5% 2% - 19%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 29 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 65% 14% - 100%
American - Chocolate 27 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 1% 0% - 5%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 21 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 1% 1% - 2%
Munich Dark 20L 18 Grain specialty malt 20°L
34 13% 4% - 39%
German - Pilsner 17 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 61% 9% - 92%

Hops Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Northern Brewer 174 7.8 32% 5% - 100%
Cascade 23 7 28% 10% - 50%
Chinook 16 13 22% 8% - 50%
Magnum 14 15 21% 4% - 56%
Perle 12 8.2 28% 8% - 67%
Centennial 11 10 31% 10% - 100%
Saaz 9 3.5 20% 8% - 63%
Cluster 8 6.5 33% 11% - 100%
Willamette 7 4.5 29% 9% - 67%
Nugget 6 14 27% 10% - 50%

Steeping Grains Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 6 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 68% 23% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 4 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 30% 10% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 4 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 61% 47% - 80%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 2 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 75% 50% - 100%
American - Victory 2 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 25% 20% - 31%
American - Chocolate 2 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 10% 7% - 13%

Yeasts Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
White Labs - San Francisco Lager Yeast WLP810 69 White Labs Lagers Med-High High 67.5% 58°F 65°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 53 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 High 69% 58°F 68°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 50 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 10 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 10 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 10 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Imperial Yeast - L05 Cablecar 9 Imperial Yeast Lagers Medium High 71% 55°F 65°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 3 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 2 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124 2 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F

Other Ingredients Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 23 Fining Boil 81% 2% - 100%
Whirlfloc 17 Water Agt Boil 83% 9% - 100%
Gypsum 17 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 63%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 7 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 51%
Epsom Salt 6 Water Agt Mash 8% 1% - 20%
Table Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 13%
Lactic acid 4 Water Agt Mash 59% 4% - 99%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 4 Water Agt Boil 42% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 4 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 55%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 3 Water Agt Mash 24% 3% - 50%

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