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California Steam Beer Kit

Doc's Cellar

  • $34.95

Doc’s Cellar California Steam Beer is a lightly fruity beer with firm, grainy maltiness and interesting caramel flavors.   The signature Northern Brewer hops provide a woody/minty character that compliments the caramel maltiness.  The San Francisco Lager yeast is recommended to keep this beer true to its original style.  Yeast is not included with the kit, but a variety of recommended yeasts are listed below.



O.G.: 1.053

F.G.: 1.015

IBU: 39.3

Color: 9.1 SRM

ABV: 5.0%



  • 7 lbs. Pilsen Liquid Malt Extract (boil)
  • 5 oz. Dextrose (boil)
  • 12 oz. Crystal 40L (steep)
  • 8 oz. Victory (steep)
  • 2 oz. Pale Chocolate (steep)
  • 5 oz. Dextrose (for bottling)
  • 0.75 oz. Northern Brewer (60 minutes)
  • 1.25 oz. Northern Brewer (10 minutes)



  • WLP810 San Francisco Lager
  • WLP830 German Lager
  • Or WLP001 California
  • Or CALI ale yeast
  • Or M65 California lager yeast



  • Whirlfoc clarifier (15 min boil addition)
  • Yeast nutrient (10 min boil addition)
  • Grain Steeping bag
  • Fermcap S

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