American-Style Light (Low Calorie) Lager
These beers are extremely light colored, light in body, and high in carbonation. Calorie level should not exceed 125 per 12 ounce serving. Corn, rice, or other grain or sugar adjuncts are often used. Flavor is mild and hop bitterness and aroma is negligible to very low. Light fruity esters are acceptable. Chill haze and diacetyl should be absent.
Origin: North American
Recommended Glassware: Pilsner Glass or Cervoise Glass
Original Gravity (ºPlato): 1.024-1.040 (6-10 ºPlato)
Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (ºPlato): 1.002-1.008 (0.5-2 ºPlato)
Alcohol by Weight (Volume): 2.8-3.5% (3.5-4.4%)
Bitterness (IBU): 5-10
Color SRM (EBC): 1.5-4 (3-8 EBC)
Sub-style guidelines used with permission of the Brewers Association, www.beertown.org.