Vienna-Style Lager

Lager - Austria

Style Description

  • Alcohol by Volume: 4.8 - 5.4%
  • IBU: 22 - 28
  • Color:   12 -   16 SRM
  • Original Gravity: 1.046 - 1.056
  • Final Gravity: 1.012 - 1.018

Beers in this category are reddish brown or copper colored. They are medium in body. The beer is characterized by malty aroma and slight malt sweetness. The malt aroma and flavor should have a notable degree of toasted and/or slightly roasted malt character. Hop bitterness is clean and crisp. Noble-type hop aromas and flavors should be low or mild. Diacetyl, chill haze and ale-like fruity esters should not be perceived.

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