The distinctive crisp, clean lager quality of these beers is highlighted by the rich flavor and mild sweetness of gently caramelized malts.
Examples: Click here to find amber lagers available in your neighborhood.
History: The amber lager style originated in Vienna, Austria, where it was first brewed by Anton Dreher shortly after the isolation of lager yeast in about 1840.
Food: The straightforward carmelized malt and hop balance in amber lagers enable them to pair with a wide variety of food items, particularly grilled or braised poultry, sausages, and pizza.
Recommended Glassware: Pilsner Glass
Original Gravity (OG): 1.024 – 1.060
Final Gravity (FG): 1.002 – 1.020
Alcohol Content (ABV): 3.5 – 5.9%
Bitterness (IBU): 8 - 25
Color (SRM): 4 - 15º L
Ideal Serving Temperature: 42 – 48º F