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International-Style Pilsener

International-Style Pilseners are straw to pale. Chill haze should not be perceived. These beers are often brewed with rice, corn, wheat, or other grain or sugar adjuncts making up part of the mash. Residual malt aroma is very low and does not predominate but may be perceived. Very low levels of DMS aroma are acceptable. Fruity-ester and diacetyl aromas should not be perceived. Hop aroma is low. Residual malt sweetness is very low and does not predominate but may be perceived. Hop flavor is low. Hop bitterness is low to medium. Very low levels of DMS flavor if perceived are acceptable. Fruity-ester and diacetyl flavors should not be perceived. Body is light to medium.

Vitals

  • Original Gravity (┬░Plato) 1.044 - 1.050 (11 - 12.4)
  • Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (┬░Plato) 1.008 - 1.010 (2.1 - 2.6)
  • Alcohol by Weight (Volume) 3.60% - 4.20% (4.60% - 5.30%)
  • Bitterness (IBU) (17 - 30)
  • Color SRM (EBC) 3 - 4 (6 - 8)
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