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Historical Beer - Pre-Prohibition Lager

BJCP Style Guide

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 1.010
All Grain 3704
Pre-Prohibition Corn Lager
5.5 gal 6% 40.15 1.054 1.008
All Grain 3406
New Zealand Pilsner
5.5 gal 5.56% 34.33 1.053 1.010
All Grain 3227
Classic American Pilsner 2.0
5.5 gal 5.77% 42.33 1.062 1.018
All Grain 1886
Pre pro pils
5.5 gal 5.29% 33.21 1.054 1.013
All Grain 1359
Grandfather Lager
3.5 gal 7.11% 36.6 1.070 1.016
All Grain 1321
Classic American Pilsner
21 L 4.78% 28.28 1.047 1.011
All Grain 1240
TEMPLATE FOR FINAL (TBC)
100 L 5.25% 35.46 1.049 1.009
All Grain 1146
MB4 - Lemon/Rosemary
22 L 5.52% 39.76 1.051 1.009
All Grain 1109
Pater's Pilsner
12 gal 5.31% 43.03 1.054 1.013
All Grain 925

Newest Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Cali Lager
5.5 gal 5.34% 22.57 1.048 1.008
All Grain 9
Steam Beer
5.5 gal 5.41% 18.77 1.050 1.009
All Grain 10
God Bless America
5 gal 5.58% 21.36 1.057 1.015
BIAB 13
Pre-Prohibition Pilsner
5 gal 5.89% 33.83 1.054 1.009
All Grain 13
Pre-Prohibition Lager, by Josh Weikert
4.5 gal 6.75% 39.63 1.066 1.016
All Grain 15
American Pre Prohibition Pilsner
5.5 gal 5.59% 14.04 1.050 1.007
All Grain 40
POM Pils
9 gal 5.79% 38.77 1.057 1.013
BIAB 22
Heavy House Lager Small Batch
7 gal 6.05% 37.57 1.057 1.011
BIAB 23
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5% 0 1.050 1.012
All Grain 24
Back in the Day Lager
5.5 gal 5.82% 43.89 1.052 1.008
All Grain 66

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Corn 41 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 19% 7% - 36%
American - Pale 6-Row 23 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 66% 13% - 100%
Pale 2-Row 16 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 54% 20% - 83%
German - Acidulated Malt 8 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 2% - 5%
American - Pilsner 8 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 61% 39% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 6 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 5% 2% - 6%
Munich - Light 10L 6 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 30% 5% - 100%
Liquid Malt Extract - Light 5 Liquid Extract extract 4°L
35 75% 52% - 100%
German - Pilsner 5 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 66% 47% - 85%
Rice Hulls 5 Adjunct other 0°L
0 4% 1% - 9%

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

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cluster 19 6.5 39% 8% - 75%
Magnum 9 15 23% 5% - 63%
Artisan - Cascade 8 5.8 34% 18% - 100%
Saaz 8 3.5 29% 17% - 77%
Northern Brewer 8 7.8 31% 17% - 61%
Crystal 7 4.3 34% 9% - 55%
Mount Hood 5 4.8 32% 13% - 67%
Sterling 3 8.7 40% 33% - 50%
Tettnanger 2 4.5 32% 30% - 40%
East Kent Goldings 2 5 29% 25% - 33%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range

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

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Wyeast - Bohemian Lager 2124 7 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 6 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 5 White Labs Lagers Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 4 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 High 69% 58°F 68°F
White Labs - Old Bavarian Lager Yeast WLP920 4 White Labs Lagers Medium-High Medium 69.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - American Lager 2035 4 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
Mangrove Jack - Bohemian Lager Yeast M84 3 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a High 78% 50°F 59°F
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54 3 Mangrove Jack Lagers n/a Med-High 79.5% 64°F 68°F
White Labs - German Bock Lager Yeast WLP833 3 White Labs Lagers Med-High Medium 73% 48°F 55°F
Wyeast - Bavarian Lager 2206 2 Wyeast Lagers 0.09 Med-High 75% 46°F 58°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 10 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 62%
Irish Moss 7 Fining Boil 45% 11% - 100%
Lactic acid 6 Water Agt Mash 63% 50% - 100%
Whirlfloc 5 Water Agt Boil 75% 38% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 4 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 1%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 4 Water Agt Mash 29% 0% - 71%
Epsom Salt 3 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 29%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 2 Water Agt Mash 63% 25% - 100%

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