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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 2007
Pre-Prohibition Corn Lager
5.5 gal 6% 40.15 1.054 1.008
All Grain 1554
New Zealand Pilsner
5.5 gal 5.56% 34.33 1.053 1.01
All Grain 1474
Classic American Pilsner 2.0
5.5 gal 5.77% 42.33 1.062 1.018
All Grain 992
Pre pro pils
5.5 gal 5.29% 33.21 1.054 1.013
All Grain 809
TEMPLATE FOR FINAL (TBC)
100 L 5.25% 35.46 1.049 1.009
All Grain 774
Grandfather Lager
3.5 gal 7.11% 36.6 1.07 1.016
All Grain 734
MB4 - Lemon/Rosemary
22 L 5.52% 39.76 1.051 1.009
All Grain 680
Pater's Pilsner
12 gal 5.31% 43.03 1.054 1.013
All Grain 563
Classic American Pilsner
21 L 4.78% 28.28 1.047 1.011
All Grain 544

Newest Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
J√ľngling
6 gal 4.85% 16.99 1.048 1.012
All Grain 9
P-P Lager
6 gal 6.28% 0 1.064 1.016
All Grain 20
P-P Lager
6 gal 4.31% 0 1.044 1.011
All Grain 19
Great Granddad's Gusto
5 gal 5.98% 47.75 1.055 1.009
extract 39
Old American Lager
5.5 gal 6.88% 47.44 1.062 1.01
BIAB 45
Edgar Lager
5 gal 5.29% 51.79 1.054 1.013
extract 28
(2018-10-15) Fortunate Son CAP
6 gal 5.79% 33.11 13.7577 2.9803
All Grain 12
Colonial American Lager
5 gal 5.09% 37.56 1.052 1.013
All Grain 54
Florence's Knickers
5 gal 2.5% 47.63 1.026 1.007
All Grain 38
Pre Prohibition Ale
5.5 gal 5.52% 28.34 1.056 1.014
All Grain 79

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

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Flaked Corn
28
Adjunct
Raw
0.5 °L 
40
18%
7% - 33%
Pale 6-Row
20
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
35
68%
13% - 100%
Pale 2-Row
10
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
64%
39% - 100%
Carapils (Dextrine Malt)
6
American
Grain
Crystal malt
1.8 °L 
33
5%
2% - 6%
Pilsner
5
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
58%
39% - 100%
Carapils
5
German
Grain
Crystal malt
1.3 °L 
35
5%
2% - 8%
Vienna Malt
4
New Zealand
Grain
Base malt
3.45178 °L 
39.1
36%
11% - 79%
Rice Hulls
4
Adjunct
Other
0 °L 
0
3%
1% - 4%
Liquid Malt ExtractLight
4
Liquid Extract
Extract
4 °L 
35
76%
52% - 100%
Pilsner
3
German
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
38
59%
47% - 81%

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

Name Uses Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cluster116.538%21% - 67%
Magnum71526%5% - 63%
Northern Brewer77.831%17% - 61%
Cascade7745%22% - 100%
Saaz63.529%20% - 50%
Mount Hood54.832%13% - 67%
Crystal44.334%17% - 50%
Perle28.288%75% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau23.940%39% - 40%
Tettnanger24.532%30% - 40%

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
Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/705Fermentis / SafaleLager.105High8348°F72°F
Old Bavarian Lager Yeast WLP9204White LabsLagerMedium-HighMedium69.550°F55°F
American Lager Yeast WLP8404White LabsLagerMediumMedium77.550°F55°F
American Lager 20354WyeastLager0.09Medium7548°F58°F
Bohemian Lager 21244WyeastLager0.09Medium7548°F58°F
Californian Lager M543Mangrove JackLagern/aMed-High79.564°F68°F
German Bock Lager Yeast WLP8332White LabsLagerMed-HighMedium7348°F55°F
Bohemian Lager Yeast M842Mangrove JackLagern/aHigh7850°F59°F
Diamond Lager2DanstarLagerMediumHigh7750°F59°F
California Lager 21121WyeastLager0.09High6958°F68°F
American Ale Yeast Blend WLP0601White LabsAleMed-HighMedium7668°F72°F

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

Name Uses Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss8FiningBoil51%11% - 100%
Yeast nutrient4OtherBoil50%33% - 67%
Gypsum4Water AgtMash19%0% - 75%
Lactic Acid3Water AgtMash58%50% - 82%
Whirfloc3FiningBoil44%33% - 50%
Calcium Chloride2Water AgtMash0%0% - 0%
Whirlflock2FiningBoil75%50% - 100%
Baking Soda1Water AgtMash0%0% - 0%
SMB1Water AgtMash37%37% - 37%
beer nutrient1OtherBoil25%25% - 25%
Lemon Peel1FlavorBoil62%62% - 62%

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