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Crystal-Malt Fest

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Crystal-Malt Fest

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

Standard American Lager


This recipe was derived from a George and Laurie Fix recipe; it assumes an 80% extract efficiency.

The extract brewer can substitute a good German extract for the pilsner malt.


  • 10 pounds, German or Belgian pilsner malt
  • 6 ounces, German light crystal malt (10L)
  • 6 ounces, German dark crystal malt (60L)
  • 6 ounces, English caramel malt (120L)
  • 3/4 ounce, Tettnanger (4% alpha), 45 minute boil
  • 3/4 ounce, Styrian Golding (5% alpha), 30 minute boil
  • 3/4 ounce, Saaz (3% alpha), 15 minute boil
  • Wyeast Munich or Bavarian lager yeast

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.060
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Starch conversion rest at 150-152F for 90-120 minutes.