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Lite American Lager • All Grain • 5 gal


Keep this one on hand for your light beer drinkers....

December 21, 2008  08:39pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 3 lbs German 2-row Pils

    German 2-row Pils

  • 1 lbs American 6-row Pale

    American 6-row Pale

    Tends to increase lautering efficiency due to a stiffer husk. May be used as the base malt for any beer style. The enzymes in all varieties of the current crop are sufficient to support high percentages of specialty malts and adjuncts.

  • 2 lbs Corn Flaked (Maize)

    Corn Flaked (Maize)

    Generally a neutral flavor, used to reduce maltiness of beer. Produces beer with a milder, less malty flavor. Uses: Primarily for light Bohemian and Pilsner lagers.

  • 0.21 oz Northern Brewer -7.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Northern Brewer

    Used for bittering with strong flavors and very fragrant in steam beers, dark English ales, and German lagers. Aroma is medium-strong with evergreen and mint overtones.

  • 0.48 oz Saaz -3.0 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min


    Used for finishing pilseners, continental lagers, and wheats. The aroma is spicy and pleasant with fragrant overtones.

  • 0.49 oz Tettnanger -5.5 AA% pellets; boiled 5 min


    Mild, slightly spicy. 'Noble'.

  • White LabsWLP840American Lager

    White LabsWLP840American Lager

    This yeast is used to produce American style lagers. Dry and clean with a very slight apple fruitiness. Sulfur and diacetyl production is minimal.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 1 -Light Lager

Subcategory: A -Lite American Lager

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.031 1.028 -1.040
Terminal Gravity: 1.003 0.998 -1.008
Color: 1.5 SRM 2 -3
Alcohol: 3.7% ABV 2.8% -4.2%
Bitterness: 11.1 IBU 8 -12


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