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Grande Mexican Lager

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Grande Mexican Lager

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Beer Style: Standard American Lager  (1B)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Standard American Lager
Beer Color


Grande was designed by Randy Guerrero, an employee of William’s Brewing in San Leandro, California to accompany the setting summer sun.


  • 13.15 lbs. (6.1 kg) U.S. two-row pale malt
  • 1.25 lbs. (0.6 kg) flaked corn
  • 0.5 lb. (.23 kg) CaraPils® malt
  • 4.5 AAU Hallertauer hops (55 mins) (1.0 oz./28 g of 4.5% alpha acids)
  • 6 AAU Saaz hops (30 mins) (1.5 oz./43 g of 4% alpha acids)
  • 4 AAU Saaz hops (10 mins) (1.0 oz./28 g of 4% AAU)
  • Wyeast 2042 (Danish Lager) yeast
  • 0.75 cups corn sugar (for priming)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes
Secondary Ferment: 14

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.071
Final Gravity: 1.018
Alcohol by Vol: 6.9%
Color SRM: 6  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 36
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Boil time is 60 minutes. Ferment for 14 days at 50 °F (10 °C), then transfer and lager for 4 weeks at 40 °F (4.4 °C).