American Light Lager Recipe - Rhondas in the Lime Light

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Rhondas in the Lime Light

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All Grain
6 Gallon(s)
7 Gallon(s)
60 min
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Bud Light Clone - will probably add the zest of 3-4 limes at 5 minutes to make this a Bud Light Lime. Brewed this today, Overshot my mash temp at 150.6 mashed for 90 minutes, stirred at 30 and 60 temp at 30 was 146.7, at 60 was 144.3, at 90 was 144.1. Boiled 90 minutes added Whirflock and Yeast Nutrient at 15 and Aroma, Flavor hops at 5 along with the zest of 3 limes. Hit an Original Gravity of 1.038. Will add gelatin with 3 or 4 days left in secondary to clear it up. Decided to "dry hop" with the zest of 3 more limes. This has just a bit more body and sweetness than a Bud Light Lime, leave those two out and it would be dead on in color and close if flavor, although this would still have a better lime flavor.


% lb fermentable ppg   L   usage  
75% 7.5 2-Row Brewers Malt 37
20% 2 Rice, Flaked 32
5% 0.5 Flaked Barley 32
1 lb


oz variety type usage time AA   IBU  
0.25 Summit (US) Pellet Boil 60 minutes 16.8 14.0
0.25 oz IBUs calculated using the Tinseth formula

Hop Summary

oz variety type AA
0.25 Summit (US) Pellet 16.8
0.25 oz  


name attenuation  
California Ale 76%

Other Stuff

amount unit name usage
1 tsp Irish Moss Boil
0.5 tsp Yeast Nutrient Boil

Mash Steps

type heat temp °F time
Saccharification Rest Direct Heat 148 60 minutes

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Recipe Facts

Rhondas in the Lime Light
American Light Lager
6.00 Gallons Liters
7.00 Gallons Liters  @  60  min
2.2° SRM
14.0 IBU (tinseth)
4.4% ABV
148 per 12oz
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