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Light Lager - Light American Lager (BJCP 2008)




Top 10 Light American Lager (BJCP 2008) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Pabst Blue Ribbon Clone
5.5 gal 3.78% 6.92 1.038 1.009
All Grain 7945
Margarita Sour
5.5 gal 4.18% 6.79 1.042 1.010
All Grain 5093
Light Happoshu
5 gal 4.66% 10.24 1.046 1.010
All Grain 3663
Blue Certified Clone
5.5 gal 3.59% 11.55 1.037 1.010
extract 3466
Cherry Poppins
5 gal 4.67% 10.9 1.045 1.010
All Grain 3266
Major League Lager
5 gal 4.76% 0 1.048 1.012
All Grain 3139
Skinny Dip Clone (New Belgium)
5.5 gal 4.32% 31.19 1.042 1.009
All Grain 3128
Dos Equis especial lager
25 L 4.04% 10.07 1.040 1.009
BIAB 3057
Mile Hi Brew
6 gal 3.5% 10.41 1.036 1.010
extract 2889
Stella Artois
25 L 5.75% 20.53 1.051 1.007
BIAB 2136

Newest Light American Lager (BJCP 2008) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
mother earth
10 gal 5.45% 10.73 1.049 1.008
All Grain 7
Long Beach Rye Lager (Solem Strong)
30 gal 6.43% 22.46 1.061 1.012
All Grain 11
"Old School" Pre Prohibition Lager
7 gal 5% 14.42 1.045 1.007
All Grain 54
Keep Drinking
38 L 3.16% 10.11 1.032 1.008
All Grain 10
Mine
10 gal 5.64% 34.19 1.057 1.014
BIAB 20
Spanglish servasa
5.5 gal 5.55% 19.95 1.051 1.008
All Grain 57
The Beautiful Brothers Collab #1 - Lager
14 L 4% 10.63 1.036 1.006
BIAB 59
WV Lager
5.5 gal 4.51% 21.69 1.046 1.011
All Grain 24
Crush Wheat
6 gal 4.08% 10.31 1.039 1.008
BIAB 33
Helles Lager v2.0
14 gal 6.08% 32.55 1.058 1.012
BIAB 71

Fermentables Used In Light American Lager (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Corn 131 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 19% 2% - 50%
US - Pale 2-Row 95 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 56% 8% - 100%
Flaked Rice 90 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 20% 2% - 44%
American - Pilsner 86 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 63% 10% - 100%
German - Pilsner 47 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 66% 11% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 40 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 7% 1% - 22%
American - Pale 6-Row 35 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 41% 4% - 80%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 29 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 21% 4% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 26 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 6%
American - Vienna 23 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 24% 2% - 100%

Hops Used In Light American Lager (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 73 3.5 44% 13% - 100%
Cascade 52 7 44% 9% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 37 3.75 52% 17% - 100%
Tettnanger 35 4.5 45% 7% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 29 4 54% 6% - 100%
Magnum 27 15 56% 20% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 26 3.9 57% 11% - 100%
Citra 22 11 31% 3% - 100%
Columbus 15 15 43% 5% - 68%
Northern Brewer 13 7.8 35% 17% - 67%

Steeping Grains Used In Light American Lager (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Corn 6 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 79% 50% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 5 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 35% 17% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 2 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 80% 60% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 2 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 70% 40% - 100%
Canadian - Pale 2-Row 2 Canadian Grain base malt 1.75°L
36 63% 25% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Light American Lager (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 84 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 41 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940 29 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 28 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 19 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Lutra Kveik OYL-071 11 Omega Yeast Labs Norwegian Ales High Medium 78% 68°F 95°F
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 9 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 76.5% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 9 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 9 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 7 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F

Other Ingredients Used In Light American Lager (BJCP 2008) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 37 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 34 Water Agt Boil 68% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 27 Water Agt Boil 66% 1% - 100%
Lactic acid 22 Water Agt Mash 63% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 22 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 19 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 12 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 22%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 10 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 100%
Yeast Nutrient 8 Other Mash 36% 2% - 92%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 6 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%

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