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Pilsner - Classic American Pilsner



Top 10 Classic American Pilsner Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Flat Tire-ish
23.5 L 5.32% 39.31 1.049 1.008
All Grain 5387
Shock Top (ISH. ISH. ISH) !!!
12.5 gal 5.84% 38.26 1.062 1.017
All Grain 3824
The Phantom Grain Lite
6.75 gal 3.62% 17.8 1.034 1.007
All Grain 3225
Willamette SMaSH IPL
5 gal 6.82% 31.37 1.072 1.020
BIAB 2944
New World Pils
90 L 5.42% 30.11 1.050 1.009
All Grain 2767
Pre-Pro Pils
5.5 gal 5.68% 33.58 1.064 1.021
All Grain 2617
Amarillo pilsner
20 L 5.01% 32.45 1.046 1.008
All Grain 2335
Imperial India Pale Lager
5 gal 7.39% 110.34 1.076 1.020
All Grain 2331
Harry's Grain Belt Clone
5 gal 3.72% 0 1.038 1.009
All Grain 2203
Labatt Blue (BYO Clone)
18.92 L 4.94% 22.48 1.052 1.014
All Grain 1985

Newest Classic American Pilsner Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 4.61% 34.7 1.042 1.007
extract 0
#17 Covid clean up
5.5 gal 5.11% 17.23 1.047 1.009
extract 7
Awesome Recipe
4 gal 3.99% 14.63 1.037 1.007
All Grain 6
Wheat Beer
5 gal 5.87% 28.64 1.058 1.013
All Grain 31
‘Merica the Brewtiful
6 gal 4.37% 33.09 1.044 1.010
All Grain 6
Pils that Kills
25 L 6.04% 39.09 1.057 1.011
BIAB 9
Columbus Pilsner
5.5 gal 4.59% 27.35 1.048 1.013
extract 18
Awesome Recipe
5 gal 5.55% 28.14 1.056 1.014
All Grain 10
Light Girly Ale
6 gal 5.39% 10.2 1.053 1.012
All Grain 4
Old Punks Never Die 2
2 gal 6.73% 61.57 1.068 1.017
All Grain 18

Fermentables Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pilsner 132 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 72% 3% - 100%
German - Pilsner 87 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 74% 16% - 100%
Flaked Corn 75 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 19% 3% - 38%
American - Pale 2-Row 70 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 58% 12% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 61 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 9% 2% - 100%
German - Carapils 34 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 6% 2% - 20%
Flaked Rice 31 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 20% 3% - 67%
American - Munich - Light 10L 28 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 7% 2% - 31%
American - Pale 6-Row 28 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 55% 4% - 92%
Dry Malt Extract - Pilsen 24 Dry Extract extract 2°L
42 57% 5% - 100%

Hops Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 122 3.5 34% 4% - 100%
Cascade 64 7 30% 4% - 100%
Magnum 33 15 26% 4% - 100%
Citra 30 11 28% 5% - 86%
Tettnanger 27 4.5 29% 7% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 24 3.75 33% 13% - 100%
Amarillo 22 8.6 26% 4% - 100%
Cluster 21 6.5 37% 3% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 20 4 34% 4% - 80%
Mosaic 20 12.5 25% 2% - 67%

Steeping Grains Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 9 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 56% 13% - 100%
American - Pilsner 5 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 81% 50% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 3 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 57% 20% - 100%
Flaked Corn 2 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 18% 17% - 20%
German - Vienna 2 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 41% 25% - 57%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 2 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 87% 74% - 100%
Torrified Barley 1 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 21% 21% - 21%
New Zealand - Vienna Malt 1 New Zealand Grain base malt 3.45178°L
39.1 11% 11% - 11%
German - Munich Light 1 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 33% 33% - 33%
American - Vienna 1 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 100% 100% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 57 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 42 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 38 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - Pilsner Lager Yeast WLP800 25 White Labs Lagers Medium Med-High 74.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 16 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 14 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 13 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 76.5% 50°F 55°F
Mangrove Jack - Bohemian Lager Yeast M84 12 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a High 78% 50°F 59°F
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940 12 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - American Lager 2035 10 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F

Other Ingredients Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 42 Water Agt Mash 77% 4% - 100%
Irish Moss 22 Fining Boil 71% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 16 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 11 Water Agt Mash 91% 50% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 6 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 16%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 5 Water Agt Mash 46% 0% - 96%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 4 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 6%
Epsom Salt 4 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 33%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 3 Water Agt Mash 37% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 3 Water Agt Mash 41% 6% - 69%

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