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Pale Bitter European Beer - German Leichtbier

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Top 10 German Leichtbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
05A1. German Leichtbier
5.5 gal 3.18% 20.11 1.034 1.009
All Grain 1679
Gulating Kølsch
25 L 5.81% 16.89 1.054 1.010
All Grain 1178
German Lite
5.5 gal 3.2% 12.77 1.032 1.008
Partial Mash 1159
SchuBrew Leichtbier
5 gal 3.58% 18.47 1.033 1.006
BIAB 1130
Kölsch
25 L 4.98% 24.58 1.049 1.011
All Grain 1031
Session Oat IPA
5.5 gal 4.23% 39.15 1.042 1.009
All Grain 943
Spiced Pumpkin Ale
6 gal 4.78% 32.04 1.048 1.012
All Grain 871
Rising sun
3.5 gal 3.37% 12.49 1.033 1.008
BIAB 799
Pilsner
42 L 5.55% 39.83 1.056 1.014
All Grain 778
Batch #24
25 L 5.28% 81.05 1.053 1.013
BIAB 762

Newest German Leichtbier Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Awesome Recipe
30 L 16.01% 19.92 1.142 1.020
All Grain 11
Doug's Leicht
12 gal 3.17% 18.52 1.030 1.005
All Grain 17
Awesome Recipe
20.8 L 5.91% 0 1.060 1.015
extract 17
Test
20 L 5.06% 30.58 1.048 1.009
All Grain 25
Liechtbier (WL)
36 gal 4.25% 28.16 1.042 1.010
All Grain 32
Awesome Recipe
5 gal 7.1% 107.7 1.072 1.018
All Grain 39
德式小麦
20.8 L 6.14% 0 1.062 1.016
All Grain 47
NY IPA
5 gal 7.55% 29.25 1.075 1.018
All Grain 46
Kolsch
2.75 gal 3.62% 28.5 1.034 1.006
All Grain 36
Leftover Leichtbier
1 gal 3.28% 28.1 1.032 1.007
BIAB 55

Fermentables Used In German Leichtbier Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
German - Pilsner 26 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 74% 26% - 100%
American - Pilsner 9 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 89% 58% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 9 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 78% 43% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 8 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 64% 1% - 100%
German - Munich Light 8 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 29% 10% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 7 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 17%
American - Vienna 7 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 22% 9% - 33%
German - Carapils 7 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 7% 3% - 19%
German - Pale Ale 6 German Grain base malt 2.3°L
39 69% 34% - 100%
American - Munich - Light 10L 6 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 19% 8% - 34%

Hops Used In German Leichtbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Hallertau Mittelfruh 11 3.75 44% 17% - 100%
Tettnanger 10 4.5 38% 10% - 67%
Magnum 10 15 24% 11% - 40%
Saaz 10 3.5 34% 13% - 80%
Cascade 8 7 43% 3% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 6 5 38% 16% - 50%
Domestic Hallertau 6 3.9 58% 20% - 100%
Citra 6 11 19% 5% - 80%
Centennial 5 10 17% 3% - 100%
Challenger 4 8.5 39% 18% - 78%

Steeping Grains Used In German Leichtbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 1 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 100% 100% - 100%
Orange 1 Fruit fruit 0°L
4.1 60% 60% - 60%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 1 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 40% 40% - 40%
American - Pale Ale 1 American Grain base malt 3.5°L
37 100% 100% - 100%
German - Munich Dark 1 German Grain base malt 15.5°L
37 100% 100% - 100%
American - Buckwheat Malt - Gluten Free 1 American Grain gluten-free malt 2°L
25 100% 100% - 100%

Yeasts Used In German Leichtbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 10 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast WLP029 7 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 75% 65°F 69°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 6 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 5 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 4 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 4 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 3 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 55°F 68°F
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124 3 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
White Labs - Abbey IV Ale Yeast WLP540 1 White Labs Ale High Medium 78% 66°F 72°F
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565 1 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 56°F 70°F

Other Ingredients Used In German Leichtbier Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 9 Water Agt Mash 37% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 6 Water Agt Boil 50% 15% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 5 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 50%
Lactic acid 4 Water Agt Mash 96% 85% - 100%
Table Salt 4 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 26%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 3 Water Agt Mash 7% 1% - 20%
Epsom Salt 3 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 36%
Chalk 2 Water Agt Mash 100% 100% - 100%
Five Star Chemicals - 5.2 pH Stabilizer 1 Water Agt Mash 33% 33% - 33%
Phosphoric acid 1 Water Agt Sparge 49% 0% - 97%

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