Jack’s Abby Braü Lager

A clean, crisp exploration of Hops in Lager form as delivered by Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers. As discussed in Brew Files – Episode 102 – Jack’s Hoppy Lagers.

Recipe Author: Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers
Beer Style: Hoppy Lager
Batch Size: 5.5
Boil Time: 60 minutes
Original Gravity: 1.050
Est Final Gravity: 1.008
IBUs: 30
ABV: 5.5%


5.25 lbs Pale 2-Row malt 48.8%
5.25 lbs Pilsner malt 48.8%
0.25 lbs Carafoam 2.4%

Water Profile

Bru’n Water: Dry Yellow
Acidify to a mash target of 5.3/5.4


Main Rest – 150°F for 60 minutes


30 IBUs worth of the desired hop for flameout (2 minutes at end of boil – whirlpool for 30 minutes)
1.5 oz of hop in the fermenter at knockout
5 oz (142 g) of your favorite hop at second dry hop for 1 week


Wyeast 2124 Bohemian Lager, Fermentis SafLager W-34/70, or favored lager strain




Pitch and add first dry hops at 50F (10-14 days)
After hitting terminal gravity, add second dry hops for 7 days at 50°F
Cool to 32°F and rest until brew hits 28 days.