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Fermentables Used In Pre-Prohibition Lager Recipes

Name Recipes Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Corn 87 19% 7% - 36%
American - Pale 6-Row 53 64% 13% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 24 55% 1% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 19 2% 1% - 5%
American - Pilsner 17 62% 22% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 15 4% 2% - 6%
German - Pilsner 9 55% 29% - 85%
Flaked Rice 8 20% 3% - 30%
German - Carapils 8 4% 2% - 5%
Rice Hulls 8 4% 1% - 9%
German - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 7 51% 18% - 92%
Rahr - Standard 6-Row 6 59% 13% - 86%
Weyermann - Acidulated 6 3% 2% - 4%
Briess - Brewers Yellow Corn Flakes 6 18% 8% - 28%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 5 44% 38% - 48%
Briess - Carapils Malt 5 4% 1% - 8%
German - Bohemian Pilsner 5 50% 33% - 70%
Liquid Malt Extract - Light 5 75% 52% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 5 7% 5% - 10%
American - Vienna 5 20% 10% - 39%
American - Victory 5 8% 4% - 13%
Munich - Light 10L 5 30% 5% - 100%
Briess - Pilsen Malt 2-Row 4 62% 33% - 73%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 4 9% 3% - 13%
New Zealand - Vienna Malt 4 36% 11% - 79%
Cane Sugar 4 17% 3% - 32%
Belgian - Pilsner 3 77% 59% - 100%
Weyermann - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 3 56% 45% - 75%
Briess - Brewers Malt 2-Row 3 56% 40% - 83%
Bestmalz - BEST Pilsen 3 69% 37% - 86%
Viking - Pale Ale Malt 3 45% 33% - 56%
Rahr - Standard 2-Row 3 64% 36% - 100%
New Zealand - Gladiator Malt 3 5% 4% - 5%
German - CaraMunich I 3 4% 3% - 5%
German - Vienna 3 24% 10% - 32%
German - Melanoidin 3 5% 2% - 10%
American - Roasted Barley 2 1% 0% - 1%
Sugar Creek Malt - Bloody Butcher Malted Corn 2 24% 24% - 24%
Malteurop - 2 Row 2 62% 38% - 86%
Canadian - Pale 2-Row 2 87% 77% - 96%
Grits 2 37% 30% - 44%
Valley Malt - chit malt 2 10% 10% - 10%
Rahr - Premium Pilsner 2 79% 68% - 90%
Briess - Rice, Flaked 2 23% 20% - 25%
German - CaraHell 2 8% 4% - 11%
Aromatic Malt 2 53% 6% - 100%
Briess - DME Golden Light 2 24% 22% - 26%
Bestmalz - BEST Acidulated 2 3% 3% - 4%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 2 9% 8% - 10%
Rice Syrup Solids 2 15% 12% - 17%
Bestmalz - BEST Chit Malt 2 7% 5% - 9%
Weyermann - Pilsner 2 55% 27% - 83%
Dingemans - Pilsen 2 59% 40% - 79%
Viking - Pilsner Malt 2 57% 48% - 67%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 2 61% 47% - 74%
United Kingdom - Wheat 2 10% 10% - 10%
Liquid Malt Extract - Dark 2 25% 25% - 25%
New Zealand - Pilsner Malt 2 50% 48% - 53%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 2 2% 1% - 3%
New Zealand - American Ale Malt 2 60% 40% - 80%
New Zealand - Ale Malt 2 34% 21% - 48%
Dry Malt Extract - Extra Light 2 39% 29% - 48%