American Style Premium Lager

Name:
American-Style Premium Lager
Category:
North American Lager
ABV:
4.3% – 5%
IBU:
6 – 15
SRM:
2 – 6
Original Gravity:
Varies
Final Gravity:
1.010 – 1.014
This style has low malt (and adjunct) sweetness, is medium bodied, and should contain no or a low percentage (less than 25%) of adjuncts. Color may be light straw to golden. Alcohol content and bitterness may also be greater. Hop aroma and flavor is low or negligible. Light fruity esters are acceptable. Chill haze and diacetyl should be absent. Note: Some beers marketed as “premium” (based on price) may not fit this definition.