Dortmunder has medium hop bitterness. Hop flavor and aroma are perceptible but low. Sweet malt flavor can be low and should not be caramel like. The color of this style is straw to deep golden. The body will be medium bodied. Fruity esters, chill haze, and diacetyl should not be perceived.
Recommended Glassware: Pilsner Glass or Cervoise Glass or Flute Glass
Original Gravity (ºPlato): 1.048-1.056 (12-14 ºPlato)
Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (ºPlato): 1.010-1.014 (2.5-3.5 ºPlato)
Alcohol by Weight (Volume): 4-4.8% (5-6%)
Bitterness (IBU): 23-29
Color SRM (EBC): 3-5 (6-10 EBC)
Sub-style guidelines used with permission of the Brewers Association, www.beertown.org.