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Light Lager - Light American Lager



Top 10 Light American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Mexican Calif Cerveza Lager - Pacifico
5 gal 4.85% 27.93 1.050 1.013
Partial Mash 5820
Light Lager
6.5 gal 3.36% 13.83 1.031 1.006
All Grain 4164
American Light Lager
5 gal 3.78% 17.52 1.035 1.006
extract 3778
Cherry Poppins
5 gal 4.67% 10.9 1.045 1.010
All Grain 2430
Light Happoshu
5 gal 4.66% 10.24 1.046 1.010
All Grain 2333
Blue Certified Clone
5.5 gal 3.59% 11.55 1.037 1.010
extract 2284
American Light Lager Mexican Lager (Cerveza)
22 gal 5.39% 17.63 1.055 1.013
All Grain 2237
Major League Lager
5 gal 4.76% 0 1.048 1.012
All Grain 2196
Mile Hi Brew
6 gal 3.5% 10.41 1.036 1.010
extract 1979
Skinny Dip Clone (New Belgium)
5.5 gal 4.32% 31.19 1.042 1.009
All Grain 1791

Newest Light American Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
43 - Samuel Adams clone V2
24 L 4.94% 21.48 1.046 1.008
All Grain 4
Mid larger
68 L 4.36% 25.72 1.040 1.006
BIAB 7
Awesome Recipe
20 L 3.49% 6.6 1.032 1.006
extract 1
testing
5 L 3.86% 16.9 1.036 1.006
All Grain 14
operating large equipment lager
15 gal 4.88% 32.56 1.050 1.013
BIAB 6
summer lager
15 gal 4.97% 26.45 1.051 1.013
BIAB 11
Coors Clone
6 gal 4.67% 0 1.042 1.006
All Grain 63
Ris-lager
22 L 4.3% 22.77 1.044 1.011
All Grain 2
gold canyon
333 gal 5.09% 26.63 1.052 1.013
All Grain 17
buzz light beer 2
12 gal 3.84% 12.21 1.034 1.005
BIAB 17

Fermentables Used In Light American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Corn 73 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 18% 2% - 41%
American - Pale 2-Row 69 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 57% 8% - 100%
American - Pilsner 56 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 64% 10% - 100%
Flaked Rice 51 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 19% 6% - 42%
German - Pilsner 36 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 70% 11% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 32 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 1% - 13%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 24 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 18% 4% - 62%
American - Pale 6-Row 23 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 39% 4% - 79%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 17 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 57% 8% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 14 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 6%

Hops Used In Light American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 51 3.5 43% 12% - 100%
Cascade 41 7 44% 9% - 100%
Tettnanger 28 4.5 46% 7% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 24 4 55% 13% - 100%
Magnum 18 15 49% 17% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 18 3.9 49% 11% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 16 3.75 50% 17% - 100%
Northern Brewer 14 7.8 37% 17% - 100%
Citra 14 11 29% 3% - 100%
Liberty 12 4 45% 24% - 64%

Steeping Grains Used In Light American Lager 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%
American - Pale 2-Row 5 American 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%
Canadian - Pale 2-Row 2 Canadian Grain base malt 1.75°L
36 63% 25% - 100%
American - Midnight Wheat Malt 1 American Grain roasted malt 550°L
33 22% 22% - 22%
German - CaraFoam 1 German Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
37 17% 17% - 17%
Briess - Brewers Yellow Corn Flakes 1 American Adjunct other 0.8°L
34.5 67% 67% - 67%
German - CaraHell 1 German Grain crystal malt 11°L
34 47% 47% - 47%
American - Blackprinz 1 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
36 22% 22% - 22%
Briess - Carapils Malt 1 American Grain base malt 1.5°L
34.5 100% 100% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Light American Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 44 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 26 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - Mexican Lager Yeast WLP940 22 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 74% 50°F 55°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 21 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 11 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 6 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830 6 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 76.5% 50°F 55°F
Danstar - Diamond Lager 5 Danstar Lagers Medium High 77% 50°F 59°F
Wyeast - Pilsen Lager 2007 5 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 73% 48°F 56°F
White Labs - Pilsner Lager Yeast WLP800 5 White Labs Lagers Medium Med-High 74.5% 50°F 55°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 21 Water Agt Boil 71% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 19 Fining Boil 81% 9% - 100%
Gypsum 18 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 67%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 6 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 6 Water Agt Mash 60% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 6 Water Agt Boil 6% 0% - 18%
Table Salt 4 Water Agt Mash 28% 8% - 89%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 4 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Magnesium Chloride 3 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 8%

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