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2006 Brewers Association Style Guidelines

Major Style:Lager
Sub-Style Name:German-Style Pilsener
Origin:European-Germanic
Description:A classic German Pilsener is very light straw or golden in color and well hopped. Hop bitterness is high. Noble-type hop aroma and flavor are moderate and quite obvious. It is a well-attenuated, medium-bodied beer, but a malty residual sweetness can be perceived in aroma and flavor. Low levels of sweet corn-like dimethylsulfide (DMS) character, if perceived, are characteristic of this style. Fruity esters and diacetyl should not be perceived. There should be no chill haze. Its head should be dense and rich.
Alcohol By Weight (by Volume):3.6-4.2% (4-5%)
Bitterness:30-40
Colour:3-4 (6-8 EBC)
Original Gravity:1.044-1.050 (11-12.5 šPlato)
Final Gravity:1.006-1.012 (1.5-3 šPlato)

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