American Dark Lager
This beer's malt aroma and flavor are low but notable. Its color ranges from a very deep copper to a deep, dark brown. Its body is light. Non-malt adjuncts are often used, and hop rates are low. Hop bitterness, flavor, and aroma are low. Carbonation is high. Fruity esters, diacetyl, and chill haze should not be perceived.
Origin: North American
Recommended Glassware: Flute Glass or Cervoise Glass
Original Gravity (ºPlato): 1.040-1.050 (10-12.5 ºPlato)
Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (ºPlato): 1.008-1.012 (2-3 ºPlato)
Alcohol by Weight (Volume): 3.2-4.4% (4-5.5%)
Bitterness (IBU): 14-20
Color SRM (EBC): 14-25 (28-50 EBC)
Sub-style guidelines used with permission of the Brewers Association, www.beertown.org.