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Australasian, Latin American or Tropical-Style Light Lager

Australasian, Latin American or Tropical-Style Light Lagers are straw to gold. Chill haze should be absent. Sugar, corn, rice, and other cereal grains are used as adjuncts. Sugar adjuncts are often used to lighten the body and flavor, sometimes contributing to a slight apple-like fruity ester aroma. Fruity-ester aromas should be very low to low. Diacetyl aroma should be absent. Hop aroma is not perceived to very low. Malt sweetness is absent. Sugar, corn, rice, and other cereal grains are used as an adjunct. Hop flavor is not perceived to very low. Hop bitterness is very low. Fruity-ester flavors should be very low to low. Sugar adjuncts are often used to lighten the body and flavor, sometimes contributing to a slight apple-like fruity ester flavor. Diacetyl flavor should be absent. Body is light.

Vitals

  • Original Gravity (┬░Plato) 1.038 - 1.046 (9.5 - 11.4)
  • Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (┬░Plato) 1.006 - 1.010 (1.5 - 2.6)
  • Alcohol by Weight (Volume) 3.20% - 4.00% (4.10% - 5.10%)
  • Bitterness (IBU) (9 - 18)
  • Color SRM (EBC) 2 - 5 (4 - 10)
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