American-Style Light (Low Calorie) Lager

Lager - American

Style Description

  • Alcohol by Volume: 3.5 - 4.4%
  • IBU: 5 - 10
  • Color:   1.5 -   4 SRM
  • Original Gravity: 1.024 - 1.040
  • Final Gravity: 1.002 - 1.008

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.

The styles listed are based on the Brewers Association 2011 Style Guidelines published by Brewers Association with changes.