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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 3095
Steam Beer
23 L 5.03% 31.61 1.054 1.015
All Grain 2109
3BB Salty Dog
17 L 5.32% 37.21 1.050 1.009
BIAB 1576
Californian Common
19 L 5.31% 34.7 1.048 1.007
BIAB 1564
Sörli
23 L 5.65% 43.4 1.054 1.011
All Grain 1516
NEIPA?
12 L 4.73% 80.54 1.049 1.013
Partial Mash 1326
19B1. California Common
5.5 gal 4.79% 34.35 1.052 1.015
All Grain 1281
California Lager
5.5 gal 4.79% 40.75 1.045 1.009
All Grain 1269
California Common
3.25 gal 4.79% 30.7 1.052 1.016
All Grain 1152
California UnCommon Bastard
5 gal 5.81% 38.39 1.058 1.013
Partial Mash 1091

Newest California Common Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Broken Tee Hoppy Amber Steam 5 gal
5.5 gal 4.42% 20.34 1.046 1.012
All Grain 3
Cali Common as Muck
4.5 L 5.22% 40.19 1.050 1.010
All Grain 3
California Common
5.5 gal 5.04% 33.67 1.051 1.013
BIAB 2
West coast experiment
42 L 4.92% 0 1.050 1.012
All Grain 5
California Common
19 L 4.62% 21.51 1.050 1.015
All Grain 9
Abbey Steam Beer
21 L 5.45% 35.6 1.052 1.010
All Grain 11
Knott's
6 gal 5.2% 27.34 1.053 1.013
BIAB 11
Volldampf
10 L 5.35% 33.43 1.053 1.012
BIAB 29
Low Carb Wine
21 L 10.42% 0 1.080 1.001
BIAB 11
CuLager
30 L 5.22% 39.74 1.050 1.010
All Grain 11

Fermentables Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 145 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 1% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 90 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 9% 2% - 21%
American - Victory 74 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 0% - 19%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 72 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 2% - 20%
American - Munich - Light 10L 50 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 14% 2% - 94%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 39 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 64% 14% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 34 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 1% 1% - 2%
German - Munich Light 34 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 15% 0% - 100%
American - Chocolate 34 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 1% 0% - 5%
German - Pilsner 24 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 66% 9% - 92%

Hops Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Northern Brewer 235 7.8 32% 2% - 100%
Cascade 36 7 27% 6% - 58%
Chinook 25 13 28% 8% - 57%
Magnum 19 15 19% 4% - 56%
Centennial 14 10 29% 6% - 100%
Perle 14 8.2 27% 8% - 67%
Saaz 13 3.5 26% 8% - 84%
Willamette 11 4.5 25% 4% - 67%
Cluster 9 6.5 32% 11% - 100%
Columbus 8 15 31% 4% - 100%

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 - Caramel / Crystal 60L 5 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 66% 47% - 91%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 4 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 30% 10% - 50%
American - Chocolate 3 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 10% 7% - 13%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 2 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 75% 50% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 2 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 58% 17% - 100%
American - Victory 2 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 25% 20% - 31%
American - CaraBrown 1 American Grain roasted malt 55°L
34 14% 14% - 14%
Crisp Malting - Pale Chocolate 1 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 220°L
32.7 8% 8% - 8%
Belgian - Special B 1 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 7% 7% - 7%

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 80 White Labs Lagers Med-High High 67.5% 58°F 65°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 74 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 66 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 High 69% 58°F 68°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 16 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 14 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 13 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Imperial Yeast - L05 Cablecar 12 Imperial Yeast Lagers Medium High 71% 55°F 65°F
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 5 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 55°F 68°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 5 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 4 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F

Other Ingredients Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 34 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 28 Fining Boil 77% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 27 Water Agt Boil 73% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 11 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 25%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 10 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 55%
Lactic acid 9 Water Agt Mash 74% 4% - 99%
Table Salt 9 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 13%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 51%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 7 Water Agt Boil 31% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 6 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 29%

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