American Pilsner Lager

an All Grain, Classic American Pilsner by MMB No Reviews


Accidentally mixed up my hops and dumped Nelson Sauvin at the 10 minute addition instead of Saaz. We'll see how this comes out. Home brewing is about experimentation, right?

OG reading was 1.053 SG.

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Fermentables Efficiency: 72.0 % Batch size: 5.0 gal

Fermentable Amount Use PPG Color
Rahr American 2-Row
8.0 lb 80 % Mash 38 1  °L
Corn, Flaked
2.0 lb 20 % Mash 37 1  °L

Hops Boil time: 60 min

Hop Amount Time Use Form AA
Cluster (US) 0.5   oz 60  min Boil Pellet 7.4%
Saaz (US) 1.0   oz 30  min Boil Pellet 3.6%
Nelson Sauvin (NZ) 1.0   oz 10  min Boil Pellet 12.5%


Name Lab/Product Average Attenuation
Saflager W-34/70 Fermentis W-34/70 70.0%

Mash steps

Step Heat Source Target Temp Time
Saccharification Rest Infusion 148.0 °F 75 min
Mash-Out Direct Heat 168.0 °F 10 min
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