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Lite American

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Lite American

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Beer Style: Lite American Lager (1A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.5 US gallons

Lite American Lager
Beer Color


  • 6 lbs - Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2 lbs - Maize, Flaked (Thomas Fawcett) (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 0.4 oz - Cascade [6.4%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 1.0 oz - Mt. Hood [4.9%] - Boil 2 min (Hops)
  • 1 pkgs - American Lager Yeast (White Labs #WLP840) (Yeast)
  • 0.5 oz - Cascade [6.4%] - Dry Hop 5 days (Hops)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.041 (10.1° P)
Final Gravity: 1.008 SG (2.1° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 4.2%
Color SRM: 3.1  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 10.9
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.50 US Gallons

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review rating
 Reviewed by Coastal Empire Brewery on Wed Oct 8 2014

Okay, so here are a few changes to this beer. i got rid of the need to dry hop this beer. Useless waste of hops and didnt do much. The taste came out clean and crisp. Ive also tried a mixture of 5lbs 2-row and 3lbs of maize and it turned out quite well also.