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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 3443
Shock Top (ISH. ISH. ISH) !!!
12.5 gal 5.84% 38.26 1.062 1.017
All Grain 3319
The Phantom Grain Lite
6.75 gal 3.62% 17.8 1.034 1.007
All Grain 2734
Willamette SMaSH IPL
5 gal 6.82% 31.37 1.072 1.02
BIAB 2199
Pre-Pro Pils
5.5 gal 5.68% 33.58 1.064 1.021
All Grain 2081
New World Pils
90 L 5.42% 30.11 1.05 1.009
All Grain 1993
Imperial India Pale Lager
5 gal 7.39% 110.34 1.076 1.02
All Grain 1475
Long Flight Home Four Generation Larger
10 gal 5.55% 34.4 1.059 1.016
All Grain 1447
Amarillo pilsner
20 L 5.01% 32.45 1.046 1.008
All Grain 1249
Lager than life
15 L 4.53% 33.11 1.048 1.013
Partial Mash 1082

Newest Classic American Pilsner Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Cascade Pilsner
22.25 L 5.61% 42.91 1.051 1.009
All Grain 7
Pughtonian Pils
16 gal 5.31% 26.33 1.047 1.007
All Grain 7
#62 - American-style Pilsner w/ Loral Hops
4.75 gal 5.53% 38.12 1.052 1.01
BIAB 16
Golden
39 L 5.49% 20.11 1.054 1.013
All Grain 11
Strawberry Blonde Ale
5.5 gal 7.18% 20.26 1.059 1.004
All Grain 18
Austins Pilsner Ale
5.5 gal 6.17% 36.13 1.06 1.013
All Grain 23
Northeast Pils
7 gal 6.09% 45.98 1.06 1.014
All Grain 36
Dugges lager no1-test
20 L 4.95% 19.2 1.049 1.011
All Grain 18
amerikan pils
21.5 L 5.28% 24.83 1.05 1.009
All Grain 30
American Pilsner Lager
5.5 gal 6.59% 3.13 1.066 1.016
All Grain 37

Fermentables Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Pilsner
82
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
71%
3% - 100%
Pilsner
68
German
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
38
75%
16% - 100%
Pale 2-Row
54
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
57%
12% - 100%
Flaked Corn
50
Adjunct
Raw
0.5 °L 
40
20%
3% - 38%
Carapils (Dextrine Malt)
43
American
Grain
Crystal malt
1.8 °L 
33
6%
2% - 10%
Carapils
29
German
Grain
Crystal malt
1.3 °L 
35
6%
3% - 20%
Pale 6-Row
22
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
35
51%
4% - 92%
Dry Malt ExtractPilsen
21
Dry Extract
Extract
2 °L 
42
54%
5% - 100%
Liquid Malt ExtractPilsen
19
Liquid Extract
Extract
2 °L 
35
66%
27% - 100%
Flaked Rice
19
Adjunct
Raw
0.5 °L 
40
20%
3% - 67%

Hops Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz763.332%6% - 75%
Cascade46631%5% - 100%
Magnum2314.526%4% - 100%
Tettnanger204.529%7% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker154.633%4% - 80%
Citra1513.528%10% - 83%
Perle155.741%17% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh14429%13% - 50%
Columbus1416.520%5% - 100%
Cluster14034%3% - 100%

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

Name Uses Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Carapils (Dextrine Malt)7American
Grain
Crystal malt1.8 °L 
33
54%
13% - 100%
Pilsner4American
Grain
Base malt1.8 °L 
37
89%
77% - 100%
Pale 2-Row3American
Grain
Base malt1.8 °L 
37
57%
20% - 100%
Vienna2German
Grain
Base malt4 °L 
37
41%
25% - 57%
Flaked Corn2
Adjunct
Raw0.5 °L 
40
18%
17% - 20%
Flaked Barley1
Adjunct
Raw2.2 °L 
32
26%
26% - 26%
White Wheat1American
Grain
Base malt2.8 °L 
40
40%
40% - 40%
Aromatic Malt1American
Grain
Base malt20 °L 
35
9%
9% - 9%
Vienna Malt1New Zealand
Grain
Base malt3.45178 °L 
39.1
11%
11% - 11%
CaraFoam1German
Grain
Crystal malt1.8 °L 
37
21%
21% - 21%

Yeasts Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/7032Fermentis / SafaleLager.105High8348°F72°F
Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-2329Fermentis / SafaleLager.105High8248°F72°F
Safale - American Ale Yeast US-0527Fermentis / SafaleAle.095Medium8154°F77°F
Pilsner Lager Yeast WLP80021White LabsLagerMediumMed-High74.550°F55°F
Mexican Lager Yeast WLP94011White LabsLagerMediumMedium7450°F55°F
American Lager 20359WyeastLager0.09Medium7548°F58°F
Pilsen Lager 20079WyeastLager0.09Medium7348°F56°F
San Francisco Lager Yeast WLP8108White LabsLagerMed-HighHigh67.558°F65°F
Bohemian Lager Yeast M848Mangrove JackLagern/aHigh7850°F59°F
Safale - English Ale Yeast S-048Fermentis / SafaleAle.0975High7554°F77°F
Bohemian Lager 21247WyeastLager0.09Medium7548°F58°F

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

Name Uses Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss20OtherBoil73%1% - 100%
Whirlfloc19FiningBoil77%6% - 100%
yeast nutrient8OtherBoil54%20% - 100%
Gypsum7Water AgtMash27%0% - 87%
Lactic acid5Water AgtMash90%50% - 100%
Protafloc5OtherBoil42%14% - 99%
clarity ferm4OtherPrimary27%14% - 42%
Calcium Chloride4Water AgtMash2%0% - 6%
Wyeast Nutrient3OtherBoil13%1% - 33%
Oxygen2OtherPrimary73%68% - 77%
Whirlfloc Tablet2FiningBoil100%100% - 100%

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