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BJCP 2008 Guideline

Light Lager - Standard American Lager

BJCP 1B

BJCP 2008 1B Standard American Lager style example
1B - Light Lager / Standard American Lager

 

IMPRESSION

Very refreshing and thirst quenching.

COMMENTS

Strong flavors are a fault. An international style including the standard mass-market lager from most countries.

EXAMPLES

Pabst Blue Ribbon, Miller High Life, Budweiser, Baltika #3 Classic, Kirin Lager, Grain Belt Premium Lager, Molson Golden, Labatt Blue, Coors Original, Foster's Lager

You can view the complete style details on the BJCP website. The 2008 style guide is obsolete but there is a similar 2015 style that you can view below...

View Style on BJCP Website

VITAL

OG: 1.040-1.050
FG: 1.004-1.010
IBU: 8-15
SRM: 2.0-4.0
ABV: 4.2-5.3%

BJCP 2008 1B Standard American Lager style example
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