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American Standard Lager

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American Standard Lager

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

Lite American Lager


American style lager made with sorghum, rice and corn


  • 7 lbs White Sorghum Malt (mash/sparge)
  • 3 lbs Flaked Rice (mash/sparge)
  • 1 lb Flaked Corn (mash/sparge)
  • 1 oz Tettnanger Whole Hops (90 min)
  • 1 tsp Irish Moss (15 min)
  • 1 lb Light Brown Sugar (1 min)
  • 1.5 lb Honey (1 min)
  • Dry Lager Yeast

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 14 days at 46-58 degrees
Secondary Ferment: 14 days at 32-40 degrees

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.045
Final Gravity: 1.010
Alcohol by Vol: 4.58%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Mash grains at 150F for one to three hours or until starch conversion is complete. Conduct single or multi-step decoction if desired.

Bring wort to boil and achieve hot break.

Add hops, finings and remaining fermentable sugars according to schedule.

Chill wort until appropriate temperature to pitch yeast.


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