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Bud Light Clone All-grain
Color
Stats
OG1.049
FG1.012
IBU14
ABV4.80 %
SRM2
BJCP Style
01A. American Lager, Light/Standard/Premium
Description
A pretty successful attempt at making a light beer (Don't ask me why?). Friends who drink light beer really liked this one.
Submitted by TomH on 28-Jan-2010

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Very similar taste as a Bud Light though not as crisp (next time would have used an american or german lager strain instead of San Francisco yeast). Color, light body and flavor almost spot on to Bud Light with a little more hop bitterness. OG =1.046
Awards
Boil Volume 6.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast WLP810, San Fran Lager (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Plastic, 2 weeks, 60-64 degrees
Secondary Fermentation Glass, 4 weeks at 58 degrees
Other Fermentation
Procedure Mashed 2 Row with 4 boxes of Minute Rice (3.5 pounds) at 154 degrees x 60 minutes then sparged with 170 degree water.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.035 1.049 1.050
FG 0.098 1.012 1.012
IBU 8 14 22
SRM 2 2 8
ABV 3.5 4.80 5.1
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
58.8 % 5.00 American Two-row Pale 27.8 1.8
41.2 % 3.50 Rice 21.0 0.5
  8.50     48.8  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
100.0 % 1.00 Saaz Pellet 3.5 3.5 60 0.276 14.4
  1.00               14.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1 teaspoon Irish moss