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Lazy Day Lager 10 Gallon 4-20-13

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Lazy Day Lager 10 Gallon 4-20-13

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Beer Style: Lite American Lager (1A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 11 US gallons

Lite American Lager
Beer Color

Description:

Brewing on 4-20-13 to utilize yeast cakes fro

Ingredients:

  • 16.00 gal - Salt Lake City, UT (Water)
  • 8.0 oz - Rice Hulls (Briess) (0.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 6 lbs - Pilsen Malt 2-Row (Briess) (1.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2 lbs - Pale Ale (Crisp) (4.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2 lbs - Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs 8.0 oz - Corn - Yellow, Flaked (Briess) (1.3 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs 8.0 oz - Rice, Flaked (Briess) (1.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 0.9 oz - Hallertauer [4.8%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 1.50 tsp - Irish Moss (Boil 15 min) (Misc)
  • 0.2 oz - Tettnang [4.5%] - Boil 15 min (Hops)
  • 1.00 tsp - Yeast Nutrient (Boil 10 min) (Misc)
  • 0.2 oz - Saaz [4.0%] - Steep 5 min (Hops)
  • 1 pkgs - Saflager Lager (DCL/Fermentis #W-34/70) (Yeast)
  • 1 pkgs - American Lager Yeast (White Labs #WLP840) (Yeast)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.039 (9.7° P)
Final Gravity: 1.007 SG (1.8° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 4.2%
Color SRM: 2.4  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 10.0
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 11.00 US Gallons

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 Reviewed by fredroks on Fri Apr 18 2014

Converted over to BIAB and ran as 10 gal batch (plan on ~75% mash efficiency due to process losses with BIAB). Used a single starter of saflager W-34/70 for viability & cost and split between 2 6 gal fermenters. Immersion chiller took over an hour to get to pitching temps resulting in a higher than desired IBU. Cut back on steep step if you cant get it to temp in 25 min or less. Kegged @ 1.011 / 5% ABV which is a little high for style. Tasty stuff, still to much "flavor" for my wife. Very clear but my batch came in about 1/2 a point high on color. Cutting back on the bitters next time to get it closer to Bud. Careful temp control required during mashing to get achieve BL or similar.

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 Reviewed by Brewdog on Fri Apr 11 2014

Tastes like Bud Lite only better. Clean, crisp, crystal clear. Everybody likes this one.Keg barely lasted 3 days.