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Sea Lion Standard California Common
San Francisco Lager yeast is the basis for this classic American style. A true lager yeast that ferments warm, this strain creates a unique malty and biscuity beer. Try this style with the new Carapils® Copper malt and expect awesome results.


10.25 lbs - Briess Brewers Malt - Mashing grain
1.75 lbs - Briess Carapils® Copper Malt - Mashing grain
0.25 lb - Briess Carabrown® Malt - Mashing grain
1 oz - Perle Hops (8.2% AAU) - 60 min boil
1 oz - Northern Brewer Hops (8% AAU) - 10 min boil
2 packs - White Labs WLP810 San Francisco Lager Yeast - Fermenter
1 capsule - Servomyces Yeast Nutrient - 10 min boil


Bring 3.7 gallons of water to 168°F.
Mash grains at 154°F for 1 hour.
Heat 4.5 gallons of 180°F sparge water in a kettle.
Sparge and collect 6.3 gallons in kettle; bring to boil.
Add 1 oz Perle hops.
After 50 minutes, add 1 oz Northern Brewer hops and yeast nutrient
Boil 10 more minutes and turn heat off.
Cool beer to 68°F. Transfer to fermenter.
Pitch one pack of White Labs WLP810 San Francisco Lager yeast.