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2006 Brewers Association Style Guidelines

Major Style:Lager
Sub-Style Name:European Low-Alcohol Lager/German Leicht(bier)
Origin:European-Germanic
Description:These beers are very light in body and color. Malt sweetness is perceived at low to medium levels, while hop bitterness character is perceived at medium levels. Hop flavor and aroma may be low to medium. These beers should be clean with no perceived fruity esters or diacetyl. Chill haze is not acceptable.
Alcohol By Weight (by Volume):2.0-2.6% (2.5-3.3%)
Bitterness:17-28
Colour:2-4 (4-8 EBC)
Original Gravity:1.026-1.032 (6.5-8 ║Plato)
Final Gravity:1.006-1.010 (1.5-2.5 ║Plato)

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