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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 2165
Pre-Prohibition Corn Lager
5.5 gal 6% 40.15 1.054 1.008
All Grain 1752
New Zealand Pilsner
5.5 gal 5.56% 34.33 1.053 1.01
All Grain 1714
Classic American Pilsner 2.0
5.5 gal 5.77% 42.33 1.062 1.018
All Grain 1094
Pre pro pils
5.5 gal 5.29% 33.21 1.054 1.013
All Grain 861
TEMPLATE FOR FINAL (TBC)
100 L 5.25% 35.46 1.049 1.009
All Grain 822
Grandfather Lager
3.5 gal 7.11% 36.6 1.07 1.016
All Grain 811
MB4 - Lemon/Rosemary
22 L 5.52% 39.76 1.051 1.009
All Grain 730
Classic American Pilsner
21 L 4.78% 28.28 1.047 1.011
All Grain 675
Pater's Pilsner
12 gal 5.31% 43.03 1.054 1.013
All Grain 605

Newest Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Adios Bitchachos: El Hombe Pájaro Del Metro Edición
5.5 gal 6.4% 63.07 1.07 1.021
All Grain 12
CAP
4 gal 4.99% 30.82 1.05 1.012
BIAB 13
Jüngling
6 gal 4.96% 19.49 1.047 1.01
All Grain 77
P-P Lager
6 gal 6.28% 0 1.064 1.016
All Grain 64
P-P Lager
6 gal 4.31% 0 1.044 1.011
All Grain 62
Great Granddad's Gusto
5 gal 5.98% 47.75 1.055 1.009
extract 80
Old American Lager
5.5 gal 6.88% 47.44 1.062 1.01
BIAB 90
Edgar Lager
5 gal 5.29% 51.79 1.054 1.013
extract 45
(2018-10-15) Fortunate Son CAP
6 gal 5.79% 33.11 13.7577 2.9803
All Grain 94
Colonial American Lager
5 gal 5.09% 37.56 1.052 1.013
All Grain 104

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

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Flaked Corn
30
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%
Pilsner
6
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
56%
39% - 100%
Rice Hulls
5
Adjunct
Other
0 °L 
0
3%
1% - 4%
Carapils
5
German
Grain
Crystal malt
1.3 °L 
35
5%
2% - 8%
Carapils (Dextrine Malt)
5
American
Grain
Crystal malt
1.8 °L 
33
5%
2% - 6%
Pilsner
4
German
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
38
65%
47% - 85%
Vienna Malt
4
New Zealand
Grain
Base malt
3.45178 °L 
39.1
36%
11% - 79%
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
Cluster11039%21% - 67%
Magnum714.526%5% - 63%
Northern Brewer79.331%17% - 61%
Cascade7645%22% - 100%
Saaz63.329%20% - 50%
Mount Hood54.432%13% - 67%
Crystal43.334%17% - 50%
Sterling38.740%33% - 50%
Perle25.788%75% - 100%
Liberty24.542%33% - 50%

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 WLP8405White LabsLagerMediumMedium77.550°F55°F
Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/705Fermentis / SafaleLager.105High8348°F72°F
American Lager 20354WyeastLager0.09Medium7548°F58°F
Bohemian Lager 21244WyeastLager0.09Medium7548°F58°F
Old Bavarian Lager Yeast WLP9204White LabsLagerMedium-HighMedium69.550°F55°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 21122WyeastLager0.09High6958°F68°F
Pilsen Lager 20071WyeastLager0.09Medium7348°F56°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 AgtMash16%0% - 62%
Lactic acid3Water AgtMash58%50% - 82%
Whirfloc3FiningBoil44%33% - 50%
Whirlflock2FiningBoil75%50% - 100%
Calcium Chloride2Water AgtMash0%0% - 0%
Whirlfloc1FiningBoil38%38% - 38%
Baking Soda1Water AgtMash0%0% - 0%
qypsum1Water AgtBoil25%25% - 25%
beer nutrient1OtherBoil25%25% - 25%

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