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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 2707
Steam Beer
23 L 5.03% 31.61 1.054 1.015
All Grain 1797
3BB Salty Dog
17 L 5.32% 37.21 1.050 1.009
BIAB 1429
Sörli
23 L 5.65% 43.4 1.054 1.011
All Grain 1383
Californian Common
19 L 5.31% 34.7 1.048 1.007
BIAB 1365
NEIPA?
12 L 4.73% 80.54 1.049 1.013
Partial Mash 1191
19B1. California Common
5.5 gal 4.79% 34.35 1.052 1.015
All Grain 1119
California Common
3.25 gal 4.79% 30.7 1.052 1.016
All Grain 1046
California Lager
5.5 gal 4.79% 40.75 1.045 1.009
All Grain 998
California UnCommon Bastard
5 gal 5.81% 38.39 1.058 1.013
Partial Mash 970

Newest California Common Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
California Commons
12 gal 5.2% 33.74 1.055 1.015
All Grain 5
UHF
4.5 gal 5.18% 35.84 1.057 1.018
extract 47
Steam
5.5 gal 5.61% 0 1.059 1.016
All Grain 8
Agave Steam
5.5 gal 4.77% 17.79 1.052 1.016
All Grain 5
California Ale
5.5 gal 5.35% 42.76 1.053 1.012
All Grain 10
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5.54% 40.01 1.056 1.014
All Grain 5
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 4.66% 0 1.047 1.012
All Grain 3
California Cluster Pop
8 gal 5.29% 34.23 1.051 1.010
All Grain 13
R19-11 September Steam
48 L 5.34% 18.93 1.058 1.018
All Grain 43
California Common
12 gal 5.35% 44.51 1.056 1.016
All Grain 9

Fermentables Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 132 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 1% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 81 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 9% 2% - 21%
American - Victory 67 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 5% 0% - 19%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 65 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 8% 2% - 17%
American - Munich - Light 10L 45 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 12% 2% - 39%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 37 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 65% 14% - 100%
American - Chocolate 33 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 1% 0% - 5%
German - Munich Light 31 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 16% 0% - 100%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 30 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 1% 1% - 2%
American - Pilsner 22 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 64% 14% - 95%

Hops Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Northern Brewer 213 7.8 32% 2% - 100%
Cascade 28 7 28% 6% - 67%
Chinook 21 13 26% 8% - 57%
Magnum 16 15 23% 4% - 67%
Perle 13 8.2 28% 8% - 67%
Centennial 12 10 29% 6% - 100%
Saaz 10 3.5 21% 8% - 63%
Cluster 10 6.5 33% 11% - 100%
Willamette 7 4.5 29% 9% - 67%
Columbus 7 15 32% 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 - 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 - 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%
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 roasted malt 220°L
32.7 8% 8% - 8%

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 76 White Labs Lager Med-High High 67.5% 58°F 65°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 65 Mangrove Jack Lager n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 60 Wyeast Lager 0.09 High 69% 58°F 68°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 13 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 12 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 11 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Imperial Yeast - L05 Cablecar 10 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
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

Other Ingredients Used In California Common Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 28 Other Boil 77% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 25 Water Agt Mash 31% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 20 Water Agt Boil 76% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 51%
Epsom Salt 8 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 20%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 7 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 55%
Lactic acid 7 Water Agt Mash 80% 4% - 99%
Table Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 13%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 5 Water Agt Boil 40% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 4 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 29%

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