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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 7109
Labatt Blue (BYO Clone)
18.92 L 4.94% 22.48 1.052 1.014
All Grain 3989
Willamette SMaSH IPL
5 gal 6.82% 31.37 1.072 1.020
BIAB 3682
The Phantom Grain Lite
6.75 gal 3.62% 17.8 1.034 1.007
All Grain 3668
New World Pils
90 L 5.42% 30.11 1.050 1.009
All Grain 3470
Amarillo pilsner
20 L 5.01% 32.45 1.046 1.008
All Grain 3243
Pre-Pro Pils
5.5 gal 5.68% 33.58 1.064 1.021
All Grain 3097
Harry's Grain Belt Clone
5 gal 3.72% 0 1.038 1.009
All Grain 3089
Imperial India Pale Lager
5 gal 7.39% 110.34 1.076 1.020
All Grain 3086
Long Flight Home Four Generation Larger
10 gal 5.55% 34.4 1.059 1.016
All Grain 1978

Newest Classic American Pilsner Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
012022
5.2 gal 5.94% 34.62 1.054 1.008
All Grain 9
Cowpunk Pils (Imperial)
5 gal 8.76% 30.72 1.084 1.017
All Grain 27
Pilsner (Lutra)
10.75 gal 6.53% 20.17 1.060 1.011
All Grain 10
Ital pils
1000 L 4.98% 0 1.047 1.009
All Grain 14
Patagonia Pilsner
300 L 5.7% 6.81 1.057 1.014
All Grain 8
Wellington NZ Pils
23 L 5.44% 36.28 1.050 1.008
All Grain 29
Room Temp Pils
5.5 gal 6.39% 0 1.065 1.016
BIAB 27
Ignatius Pils
5.5 gal 5% 25.96 1.048 1.010
All Grain 20
Curtain Call Pils
5.5 gal 5.34% 17.74 1.051 1.011
All Grain 28
Czech pilsen 20l
20 L 5.76% 29.18 1.054 1.010
All Grain 32

Fermentables Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pilsner 118 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 73% 3% - 100%
German - Pilsner 85 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 75% 16% - 100%
Pale 2-Row 66 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 57% 6% - 100%
Flaked Corn 64 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 20% 3% - 38%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 56 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 8% 2% - 95%
German - Carapils 39 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 7% 2% - 20%
Munich - Light 10L 31 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 11% 2% - 36%
Flaked Rice 27 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 19% 3% - 67%
American - Pale 6-Row 26 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 53% 4% - 92%
Dry Malt Extract - Pilsen 23 Dry Extract extract 2°L
42 58% 5% - 100%

Hops Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 110 3.5 33% 4% - 100%
Cascade 57 7 34% 2% - 100%
Magnum 33 15 32% 4% - 100%
Citra 28 11 26% 5% - 86%
Tettnanger 23 4.5 30% 7% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 21 3.75 29% 13% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 21 4 36% 4% - 80%
Mosaic 21 12.5 27% 2% - 50%
Amarillo 19 8.6 21% 4% - 70%
Barth-Haas - Centennial 17 10.5 27% 4% - 100%

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 53% 13% - 100%
American - Pilsner 4 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 89% 77% - 100%
Pale 2-Row 3 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 57% 20% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 3 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 69% 33% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 2 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 42% 33% - 50%
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%

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 56 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 38 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 37 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Pilsner Lager Yeast WLP800 28 White Labs Lagers Medium Med-High 74.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 17 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 12 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°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
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 11 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 76.5% 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 41 Fining Boil 74% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 26 Fining Boil 61% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 19 Water Agt Mash 36% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 11 Water Agt Mash 93% 50% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 5 Other Boil 51% 1% - 96%
Table Salt 4 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 10%
Five Star Chemicals - 5.2 pH Stabilizer 4 Water Agt Mash 70% 60% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 4 Water Agt Boil 18% 1% - 40%
Phosphoric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 51% 6% - 100%

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