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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 3233
Steam Beer
23 L 5.03% 31.61 1.054 1.015
All Grain 2180
Californian Common
19 L 5.31% 34.7 1.048 1.007
BIAB 1607
3BB Salty Dog
17 L 5.32% 37.21 1.050 1.009
BIAB 1595
Sörli
23 L 5.65% 43.4 1.054 1.011
All Grain 1543
NEIPA?
12 L 4.73% 80.54 1.049 1.013
Partial Mash 1361
19B1. California Common
5.5 gal 4.79% 34.35 1.052 1.015
All Grain 1312
California Lager
5.5 gal 4.79% 40.75 1.045 1.009
All Grain 1310
California Common
3.25 gal 4.79% 30.7 1.052 1.016
All Grain 1181
California UnCommon Bastard
5 gal 5.81% 38.39 1.058 1.013
Partial Mash 1120

Newest California Common Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Fake Bohem Pilsner 2.8
25 L 6.48% 14.13 1.061 1.012
All Grain 17
Uncommon
125 L 5% 36.48 1.047 1.009
All Grain 4
California Breakdown Steam Ale
5.5 gal 4.9% 44.36 1.052 1.014
All Grain 12
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 4.89% 0 1.050 1.012
extract 0
HBB* Californian Common
20 L 4.69% 41.12 1.043 1.008
BIAB 8
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5.98% 35.15 1.057 1.012
extract 3
Kaliman
117 L 6.03% 34.82 1.057 1.011
BIAB 20
Trip to California
22.7 L 5.35% 44.95 1.052 1.011
All Grain 15
Amelia's Anchor Steam Clone
5.5 gal 4.66% 41.08 1.050 1.014
BIAB 7
California Common 2
25 L 6.05% 36.42 1.061 1.015
All Grain 4

Fermentables Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 99 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 1% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 61 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 9% 2% - 21%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 49 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 3% - 20%
American - Victory 43 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 6% 2% - 19%
American - Munich - Light 10L 31 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 12% 2% - 39%
German - Munich Light 28 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 16% 0% - 100%
American - Chocolate 28 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 1% 0% - 5%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 26 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 64% 14% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 18 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 1% 1% - 2%
German - Pilsner 15 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 62% 9% - 92%

Hops Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Northern Brewer 155 7.8 32% 5% - 100%
Cascade 19 7 26% 10% - 50%
Chinook 16 13 23% 8% - 50%
Magnum 13 15 20% 4% - 56%
Centennial 10 10 30% 10% - 100%
Perle 10 8.2 28% 8% - 61%
Cluster 8 6.5 33% 11% - 100%
Saaz 7 3.5 21% 10% - 63%
Willamette 7 4.5 29% 9% - 67%
Nugget 5 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 64 White Labs Lagers Med-High High 67.5% 58°F 65°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 52 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 High 69% 58°F 68°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 40 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 11 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 9 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 9 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Imperial Yeast - L05 Cablecar 5 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 24 Fining Boil 80% 2% - 100%
Whirlfloc 15 Fining Boil 81% 9% - 100%
Gypsum 11 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 4 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 51%
Epsom Salt 3 Water Agt Mash 2% 1% - 5%
Lactic acid 3 Water Agt Mash 65% 4% - 99%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 3 Water Agt Mash 24% 3% - 50%
Table Salt 2 Water Agt Mash 5% 1% - 9%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 2 Water Agt Boil 33% 17% - 50%
Phosphoric acid 2 Water Agt Sparge 61% 36% - 86%

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