American Lager
Standard American Lager


Type: All Grain

Date: 4/22/2008

Batch Size: 5.25 gal

Brewer: Brad Nixon
Boil Size: 7.00 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 90 min Equipment: Brew Pot (6+gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (5 Gal)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 72.50
Taste Notes:


Amount Item Type % or IBU
8.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US - 2007 BC Group Buy (2.0 SRM) Grain 80.00 %
2.00 lb Rice, Flaked (1.0 SRM) Grain 20.00 %
1.00 oz Tettnang [4.00 %] (60 min) Hops 14.4 IBU
0.50 items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 5.0 min) Misc
1.00 ml Lactic Acid (Mash 60.0 min) Misc
2.20 gm Wyeast Nutrient Blend (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
3.00 gm Calcium Chloride (Mash 60.0 min) Misc
3.00 gm Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60.0 min) Misc
8.33 gal Corona, CA Water
1 Pkgs German Lager (White Labs #WLP830) Yeast-Lager


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.050 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.050 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.011 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.011 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.04 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.08 %
Bitterness: 14.4 IBU Calories: 221 cal/pint
Est Color: 3.5 SRM Color:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out Total Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: 5.33 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F TunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
90 min Mash In Add 12.00 qt of water at 160.7 F 149.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2) Volumes of CO2: 2.5
Pressure/Weight: 12.3 PSI Carbonation Used: My Carbonation Profile
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 40.0 F Age for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 35.0 F  


Add salts to mash. Add lactic acid to sparge water.

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