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Historical Beer - Pre-Prohibition Lager


Top 10 Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Pre-Prohibition Lager
11 gal 4.35% 32.74 1.044 1.01
All Grain 2325
Pre-Prohibition Corn Lager
5.5 gal 6% 40.15 1.054 1.008
All Grain 1920
New Zealand Pilsner
5.5 gal 5.56% 34.33 1.053 1.01
All Grain 1915
Classic American Pilsner 2.0
5.5 gal 5.77% 42.33 1.062 1.018
All Grain 1164
Pre pro pils
5.5 gal 5.29% 33.21 1.054 1.013
All Grain 920
Grandfather Lager
3.5 gal 7.11% 36.6 1.07 1.016
All Grain 868
TEMPLATE FOR FINAL (TBC)
100 L 5.25% 35.46 1.049 1.009
All Grain 868
MB4 - Lemon/Rosemary
22 L 5.52% 39.76 1.051 1.009
All Grain 768
Classic American Pilsner
21 L 4.78% 28.28 1.047 1.011
All Grain 740
Pater's Pilsner
12 gal 5.31% 43.03 1.054 1.013
All Grain 642

Newest Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Man of Golden Words
3 gal 5.2% 31.43 1.052 1.012
All Grain 14
New Classic
5.25 gal 6.31% 39.7 1.059 1.01
All Grain 21
Cluster Classic American Pilsner
23 L 4.99% 26.48 1.049 1.011
All Grain 42
Uncle Tony's Lager
5.5 gal 5.58% 42.4 1.058 1.015
All Grain 41
Adios Bitchachos: El Hombe Pájaro Del Metro Edición
5.5 gal 6.37% 62.95 1.07 1.022
All Grain 44
CAP
4 gal 4.99% 30.82 1.05 1.012
BIAB 32
Jüngling
6 gal 4.96% 19.49 1.047 1.01
All Grain 17
Jüngling
6 gal 5.22% 19.51 1.049 1.01
All Grain 140
P-P Lager
6 gal 6.28% 0 1.064 1.016
All Grain 96
P-P Lager
6 gal 4.31% 0 1.044 1.011
All Grain 85

Fermentables Used In Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes (View More)

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Flaked Corn
33
Adjunct
Raw
0.5 °L 
40
19%
7% - 36%
Pale 6-Row
21
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
35
67%
13% - 100%
Pale 2-Row
13
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
56%
20% - 100%
Pilsner
6
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
56%
39% - 100%
Acidulated Malt
6
German
Grain
Acidulated malt
3.4 °L 
27
3%
2% - 5%
Carapils (Dextrine Malt)
6
American
Grain
Crystal malt
1.8 °L 
33
5%
2% - 6%
Pilsner
5
German
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
38
72%
47% - 100%
Carapils
4
German
Grain
Crystal malt
1.3 °L 
35
4%
2% - 5%
Munich - Light 10L
4
American
Grain
Base malt
10 °L 
33
40%
5% - 100%
Liquid Malt ExtractLight
4
Liquid Extract
Extract
4 °L 
35
76%
52% - 100%

Hops Used In Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cluster148.540%21% - 67%
Magnum812.423%5% - 63%
Northern Brewer79.331%17% - 61%
Cascade7639%22% - 100%
Saaz63.429%20% - 50%
Mount Hood54.432%13% - 67%
Crystal53.134%9% - 55%
Tettnanger34.533%13% - 50%
Sterling38.740%33% - 50%
Perle28.788%75% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Corn1
Adjunct
Raw0.5 °L 
40
50%
50% - 50%
Caramel / Crystal 10L1American
Grain
Crystal malt10 °L 
35
100%
100% - 100%
Pale 6-Row1American
Grain
Base malt1.8 °L 
35
50%
50% - 50%

Yeasts Used In Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
American Lager Yeast WLP8406White LabsLagerMediumMedium77.550°F55°F
Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/705Fermentis / SafaleLager.105High8348°F72°F
Bohemian Lager 21245WyeastLager0.09Medium7548°F58°F
American Lager 20354WyeastLager0.09Medium7548°F58°F
Old Bavarian Lager Yeast WLP9204White LabsLagerMedium-HighMedium69.550°F55°F
Bohemian Lager Yeast M843Mangrove JackLagern/aHigh7850°F59°F
Californian Lager M543Mangrove JackLagern/aMed-High79.564°F68°F
L28 Urkel2Imperial YeastLagersMedium7352°F58°F
German Bock Lager Yeast WLP8332White LabsLagerMed-HighMedium7348°F55°F
Bavarian Lager 22062WyeastLager0.09Med-High7546°F58°F
California Lager 21122WyeastLager0.09High6958°F68°F

Other Ingredients Used In Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish moss9FiningBoil57%11% - 100%
gypsum7Water AgtMash16%0% - 62%
Yeast nutrient5OtherBoil47%33% - 67%
Calcium Chloride4Water AgtMash0%0% - 1%
Whirlfloc4Water AgtBoil60%38% - 100%
Lactic acid3Water AgtSparge57%50% - 77%
whirfloc3FiningBoil44%33% - 50%
Whirlflock2FiningBoil75%50% - 100%
Epsom Salt2Water AgtSparge0%0% - 0%
Baking Soda1Water AgtMash0%0% - 0%
Rosemary1HerbBoil38%38% - 38%

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