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Pilsner - Classic American Pilsner


Top 10 Classic American Pilsner Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Shock Top (ISH. ISH. ISH) !!!
12.5 gal 5.84% 38.26 1.062 1.017
All Grain 3226
Flat Tire-ish
23.5 L 5.32% 39.31 1.049 1.008
All Grain 3148
The Phantom Grain Lite
6.75 gal 3.62% 17.8 1.034 1.007
All Grain 2670
Willamette SMaSH IPL
5 gal 6.82% 31.37 1.072 1.02
BIAB 2107
Pre-Pro Pils
5.5 gal 5.68% 33.58 1.064 1.021
All Grain 2004
New World Pils
90 L 5.42% 30.11 1.05 1.009
All Grain 1909
Long Flight Home Four Generation Larger
10 gal 5.55% 34.4 1.059 1.016
All Grain 1387
Imperial India Pale Lager
5 gal 7.39% 110.34 1.076 1.02
All Grain 1302
Amarillo pilsner
20 L 5.01% 32.45 1.046 1.008
All Grain 1135
Lager than life
15 L 4.53% 33.11 1.048 1.013
Partial Mash 1020

Newest Classic American Pilsner Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Saison Pils
5 gal 6.07% 32.68 1.054 1.008
All Grain 13
Noty CAP
5.5 gal 6% 32.08 1.057 1.011
BIAB 6
Honey Do List
3.5 gal 6.53% 43.04 1.061 1.011
Partial Mash 12
Mysterious Nut Brown PIls
5 gal 5.09% 140.64 1.047 1.009
Partial Mash 7
Ol Pappy pilsner preprohibition pilsner
3 gal 6.51% 31.61 1.06 1.011
All Grain 16
Classic Pilsner
5 gal 5% 23.09 1.05 1.012
All Grain 18
Awesome Recipe
21 L 3.8% 0 1.039 1.01
All Grain 12
KjerringsĂžl
50 L 6.43% 15.24 1.058 1.009
All Grain 15
Saphir Cerveza
6 gal 4.98% 29.65 1.05 1.012
All Grain 22
American Pilsner
6 gal 4.89% 38.95 1.044 1.007
All Grain 32

Fermentables Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Pilsner
74
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
70%
3% - 100%
Pilsner
64
German
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
38
76%
16% - 100%
Pale 2-Row
52
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
56%
12% - 100%
Flaked Corn
48
Adjunct
Raw
0.5 °L 
40
20%
3% - 38%
Carapils (Dextrine Malt)
40
American
Grain
Crystal malt
1.8 °L 
33
6%
2% - 10%
Carapils
26
German
Grain
Crystal malt
1.3 °L 
35
7%
3% - 20%
Pale 6-Row
23
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
35
52%
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
17
Adjunct
Raw
0.5 °L 
40
17%
3% - 36%

Hops Used In Classic American Pilsner Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz723.533%6% - 75%
Cascade42731%5% - 100%
Magnum201527%7% - 100%
Tettnanger194.531%7% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh153.7529%13% - 50%
Cluster156.534%3% - 100%
Citra151128%10% - 83%
Hallertau Hersbrucker14434%4% - 80%
Perle138.239%17% - 100%
Columbus131520%5% - 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-34/7031Fermentis / SafaleLager.105High8348°F72°F
Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-2329Fermentis / SafaleLager.105High8248°F72°F
Safale - American Ale Yeast US-0523Fermentis / SafaleAle.095Medium8154°F77°F
Pilsner Lager Yeast WLP80018White LabsLagerMediumMed-High74.550°F55°F
Mexican Lager Yeast WLP94010White LabsLagerMediumMedium7450°F55°F
American Lager 20359WyeastLager0.09Medium7548°F58°F
Bohemian Lager 21248WyeastLager0.09Medium7548°F58°F
Pilsen Lager 20078WyeastLager0.09Medium7348°F56°F
San Francisco Lager Yeast WLP8108White LabsLagerMed-HighHigh67.558°F65°F
American Lager Yeast WLP8407White LabsLagerMediumMedium77.550°F55°F
Safale - English Ale Yeast S-047Fermentis / SafaleAle.0975High7554°F77°F

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

Name Uses Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish moss21FiningBoil72%1% - 100%
Whirlfloc17FiningBoil80%6% - 100%
Yeast Nutrient8OtherBoil55%20% - 100%
Gypsum7Water AgtMash28%0% - 87%
Protafloc4FiningBoil44%14% - 99%
Lactic acid4Water AgtMash88%50% - 100%
Clarity Ferm3FiningPrimary30%14% - 42%
Calcium Chloride3Water AgtMash4%0% - 6%
Hibiscus Flower2OtherBoil94%94% - 94%
Love2FiningOther100%100% - 100%
Ginger2OtherBoil37%10% - 50%

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