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Amber and Brown American Beer - California Common

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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 2359
California Gold
5.5 gal 4.93% 38.13 1.053 1.015
BIAB 1811
Steam Beer
23 L 5.03% 31.61 1.054 1.015
All Grain 1524
3BB Salty Dog
17 L 5.32% 37.21 1.050 1.009
BIAB 1322
Sörli
23 L 5.65% 43.4 1.054 1.011
All Grain 1246
Californian Common
19 L 5.31% 34.7 1.048 1.007
BIAB 1203
NEIPA?
12 L 4.73% 80.54 1.049 1.013
Partial Mash 1079
California Common
3.25 gal 4.79% 30.7 1.052 1.016
All Grain 934
California UnCommon Bastard
5 gal 5.81% 38.39 1.058 1.013
Partial Mash 876
California Lager
5.5 gal 4.79% 40.75 1.045 1.009
All Grain 785

Newest California Common Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
California Common
36 L 5.29% 39.13 1.054 1.013
All Grain 3
Hawkesbury meets Hermosa Beach
5.5 gal 4.9% 67.48 1.053 1.016
All Grain 3
Steam beer 1
5 L 6.38% 38.32 1.059 1.011
All Grain 5
California Common
21 L 4.61% 44.73 1.052 1.017
All Grain 6
Kentucky Common
5.5 gal 5.33% 34.56 1.052 1.011
BIAB 12
Steamboat Shipley
5.5 gal 5.13% 34.19 1.054 1.016
BIAB 6
Labyrinth Wort
5 gal 4.76% 35.06 1.050 1.014
BIAB 8
Klo’s Steam Beer
5.5 gal 5.12% 41.82 1.055 1.016
All Grain 6
Tommys California common
23 L 4.63% 39.99 1.050 1.014
All Grain 19
Keystone Common
5 gal 5.56% 50.37 1.058 1.016
All Grain 7

Fermentables Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 118 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 1% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 64 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 9% 2% - 21%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 60 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 2% - 17%
American - Victory 55 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 5% 2% - 19%
American - Munich - Light 10L 39 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 12% 2% - 39%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 35 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 66% 14% - 100%
American - Chocolate 35 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 1% 0% - 5%
German - Munich Light 28 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 16% 0% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 22 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 1% 1% - 2%
American - Pilsner 20 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 62% 14% - 95%

Hops Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Northern Brewer 185 7.8 32% 5% - 100%
Cascade 26 7 29% 6% - 67%
Chinook 20 13 25% 8% - 50%
Magnum 14 15 19% 4% - 56%
Perle 12 8.2 28% 8% - 67%
Cluster 10 6.5 35% 11% - 100%
Centennial 10 10 27% 6% - 100%
Willamette 8 4.5 32% 9% - 67%
Columbus 7 15 32% 4% - 100%
Saaz 7 3.5 15% 8% - 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 3 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 57% 47% - 80%
American - Chocolate 2 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 10% 7% - 13%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 2 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 58% 17% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 2 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 75% 50% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 1 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 35% 35% - 35%
United Kingdom - Amber 1 United Kingdom Grain base malt 27°L
32 19% 19% - 19%
Crisp - Pale Chocolate 1 United Kingdom Grain base malt 220°L
32.7 8% 8% - 8%
American - Victory 1 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 31% 31% - 31%

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 68 White Labs Lager Med-High High 67.5% 58°F 65°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 61 Wyeast Lager 0.09 High 69% 58°F 68°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 49 Mangrove Jack Lager n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 12 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 10 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis / Safale - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 8 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Imperial Yeast - L05 Cablecar 7 Imperial Yeast Lagers Medium High 71% 55°F 65°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 4 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Danstar - American West Coast Yeast BRY-97 3 Danstar Ale Medium High 72% 62°F 75°F
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 3 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 55°F 68°F

Other Ingredients Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 28 Fining Boil 79% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 17 Water Agt Boil 80% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 15 Water Agt Boil 22% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride 11 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 51%
Epsom Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 8%
Lactic acid 5 Water Agt Mash 79% 4% - 100%
Table Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 13%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 4 Water Agt Mash 38% 0% - 100%
Five Star Chemicals - 5.2 pH Stabilizer 3 Water Agt Mash 69% 40% - 100%
Baking Soda 2 Water Agt Mash 5% 3% - 8%

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