CCB Light Lager
Lite American Lager


Type: All Grain

Date: 3/24/2008

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: 70.90
Taste Notes:


Amount Item Type % or IBU
6.75 lb Pilsen (1.8 SRM) Grain 84.38 %
1.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US - 2007 BC Group Buy (2.0 SRM) Grain 12.50 %
0.25 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM) Grain 3.13 %
0.88 oz Hallertauer US [3.50 %] (60 min) Hops 12.0 IBU
0.50 oz Hallertauer US [3.50 %] (5 min) Hops 1.4 IBU
0.50 items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 5.0 min) Misc
2.20 gm Wyeast Nutrient Blend (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
1 Pkgs German Lager (White Labs #WLP830) [Starter 2000 ml] Yeast-Lager


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.040 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.040 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.009 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.02 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 3.90 %
Bitterness: 13.3 IBU Calories: 175 cal/pint
Est Color: 3.3 SRM Color:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out Total Grain Weight: 8.00 lb
Sparge Water: 5.09 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
60 min Mash In Add 12.00 qt of water at 159.5 F 150.0 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: 2.6
Pressure/Weight: 13.4 PSI Carbonation Used: My Carbonation Profile
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 40.0 F Age for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 35.0 F  


My first attempt at an all-malt light American style lager. I wanted to create an easy drinking beer for the BMC drinkers that has a good malt backbone while still being light without the addition of adjuncts.

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