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Bohemian-Style Pilsener

Bohemian-Style Pilseners are straw to light amber. There should be no chill haze. Its head should be dense and rich. A toasted, biscuit-like, bready malt aroma with low levels of fermented malt derived sulfur compounds may be evident. Very low diacetyl and DMS aromas, if perceived, are characteristic of this style and both may accent malt aroma. Hop aroma is low to medium-low, deriving from noble-type hops. Slightly sweet malt character is evident. Toasted, biscuit-like, and/or bready malt flavors along with low levels of fermented malt derived sulfur compounds may be evident. Hop flavor is low to medium-low, deriving from noble-type hops. Hop bitterness is medium. Very low levels of diacetyl and DMS flavors, if perceived, are characteristic of this style. Body is medium.

Vitals

  • Original Gravity (┬░Plato) 1.044 - 1.056 (11 - 13.8)
  • Apparent Extract/Final Gravity (┬░Plato) 1.014 - 1.020 (3.6 - 5.1)
  • Alcohol by Weight (Volume) 3.20% - 4.00% (4.10% - 5.10%)
  • Bitterness (IBU) (30 - 45)
  • Color SRM (EBC) 3 - 7 (6 - 14)
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