European Low-Alcohol Lager or German Leicht(bier)

Name:
European Low-Alcohol Lager / German Leicht(bier)
Category:
European-germanic Lager
ABV:
2.5% – 3.6%
IBU:
16 – 24
SRM:
2 – 4
Original Gravity:
Varies
Final Gravity:
1.006 – 1.010
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. Very low levels of sulfur related compounds acceptable. Chill haze is not acceptable.