Red Cream Lager HBL 5 Gal Extract With Grain Recipe Kit

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Product Overview

Kit includes

  • 1 - 3 lb Briess CBW Pilsen Light DME
  • 2 - 1 lb Briess CBW Pilsen Light DME
  • 8 oz Briess Carapils Malt
  • 12 oz  Briess Caracrystal Wheat Malt
  • Note: All grain will be milled and packed in one bag
  • 1 - 1 oz Hallertau Hops
  • 1 - Grain Steeping Bags

Yeast, Bottle Caps, Yeast Nutrient, and Priming Sugar NOT Included

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Note: You may have extra ingredients then you need to make this homebrew recipe due to standard packaging sizes, feel free to use them in another brewing recipe or boost the specs of this one.

You will need standard homebrewing equipment, bottles, etc - this kit is homebrew recipe ingredients only.

You may also need a scale to measure some of the ingredients (they are not pre-measured)

Red Cream Lager

The clean crisp character of the Mexican lager yeast allows the smooth, sweet and creamy flavors of the Caracrystal Wheat Malt to shine through in this balanced red lager

Type: Lager
Style: Red Lager
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Recipe Type: Extract with grain



Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
5 lbs CBW Pilsen Light DME Extract, DME
8 oz Carapils Malt Dextrine
12 oz Caracrystal Wheat Malt Caramel, Crystal
1 tsp Irish Moss Boil 15 minutes
NOT Included in kit
0.5 oz Hallertau Hops (6.5% AA) Boil 45 minutes
0.25 oz Hallertau Hops (6.5% AA) Boil 15 minutes
0.25 oz Hallertau Hops (6.5% AA) Boil 1 minute
1 vial WLP940 Mexican Lager Yeast Primary fementation
NOT Included in kit



  1. Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
  2. Steep at 152-158ºF for 30 minutes
  3. Add extract
  4. Bring to a boil
  5. Add bittering hops and continue to boil
  6. Add remaining hops and Irish Moss as indicated
  7. Remove from heat
  8. Cool to 55-60ºF
  9. Transfer to primary fermenter
  10. Fill to desired level with cold water
  11. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

Primary Fermentation: 14 days at 55ºF
Secondary Fermentation: 14 days at 35ºF
Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition or force carbonate
Original Gravity: 1.052
Final Gravity: 1.013
Alcohol by Weight: 4%
Alcohol by Volume: 5%
IBU: 17
Color: 8-10 SRM


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