Dortmunder/European-Style Export

Lager

Style Description

  • Alcohol by Volume: 5 - 6%
  • IBU: 23 - 29
  • Color:   3 -   6 SRM
  • Original Gravity: 1.048 - 1.056
  • Final Gravity: 1.010 - 1.014

Dortmunder has medium hop bitterness. Hop flavor and aroma from noble hops 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.

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