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  1. Aroma of American Light Lager

    A) Low to moderate grainy, bready, or doughy wheat character. A light to moderate malty sweetness is acceptable. Hop aroma may be low to moderate, and can have citrusy, spicy, floral, or fruity character.
    B) Medium-low to low malt notes, with a sweet, corn-like aroma. Hop aroma medium low to none, and can be any variety although floral, and spicy, or herbal notes are most common. A subtle aroma with neither hops nor malt dominating.
    C) Low to no malt aroma, although it can be perceived as grainy, sweet, or corn-like. low to none hop aroma, with spicy or floral hop character.
    D) Low to no malt aroma, although it can be perceived as grainy, sweet or corn-like if present. Hop aroma may range from none to a light, spicy or floral hop presence.
    C) Low to no malt aroma, although it can be perceived as grainy, sweet, or corn-like. low to none hop aroma, with spicy or floral hop character. Light amount of yeast character is not a fault.
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  2. American Light Lager: Appearance

    A) Very pale straw to pale yellow color. White, frothy, head seldom persists. Very clear.
    B) Pale straw to moderate gold color, although usually on the pale side. low to medium head with medium to high carbonation. fair head retention. Brilliant, sparkling clarity.
    C) Usually pale yellow to gold. Clarity may range from brilliant to hazy with yeast approximating the German weissbier style of beer. Big, long-lasting white head.
    D) Very pale straw to medium yellow color. White, frothy head seldom persists. Very clear.
    A) Very pale straw to pale yellow color. White, frothy, head seldom persists. Very clear.
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  3. American Light lager: Flavor

    A) Relatively neutral palate with a crisp and dry finish and a moderately-low to low grainy or corn-like flavor that might be perceived as sweetness due to the low bitterness. hop flavor ranges from none to moderately-low levels, and can have a floral, spicy, or herbal quality. Hop bitterness at low to medium-low levels.
    B) Relatively neutral palate with a crisp and dry finish and a low grainy or corn-like flavor that might be perceived as sweetness due to the low bitterness. Hop flavor ranges from none to low levels, and can have a floral, spicy, or herbal quality. low to very low hop bitterness. Balance may vary from slightly malty to slightly bitter.
    C) Low to medium-low hop bitterness. Low to moderate maltiness and sweetness, varying with gravity and attenuation. Usually well-attenuated. Neither malt or hops dominate the palate. A low to moderate corny flavor is commonly found. finish can vary to somewhat dry to faintly sweet. Low to medium-low hop flavor.
    D) Low to moderate grainy, bready, or doughy wheat character. A light to moderate malty sweetness is acceptable. Hop aroma may be low to moderate, and can have citrusy, spicy, floral, or fruity character.
    C) Relatively neutral palate with a crisp and dry finish and a low grainy or corn-like flavor that might be perceived as sweetness due to the low bitterness. Hop flavor ranges from none to low levels, and can have a floral, spicy, or herbal quality. low to very low hop bitterness. Balance may vary from slightly malty to slightly bitter.
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  4. Light American Lager: MouthFeel

    A) Generally light and crisp, although body can reach medium. smooth mouthfeel, with medium to high attenuation.
    B) Very light body. Very highly carbonated with slight carbonic bite on the tongue.
    C) Low to medium-low body. Very highly carbonated with slight carbonic bite on the tongue.
    D) Medium-light to medium body. Medium-high to high carbonation. Slight creaminess is optional.
    B) Very light body. Very highly carbonated with slight carbonic bite on the tongue.
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  5. American Lager: Aroma

    A) Low to no malt aroma, although it can be perceived as grainy, sweet, or corn-like. low to none hop aroma, with spicy or floral hop character.
    B) Medium-low to low malt notes, with a sweet, corn-like aroma. Hop aroma medium low to none, and can be any variety although floral, and spicy, or herbal notes are most common. A subtle aroma with neither hops nor malt dominating.
    C) Low to no malt aroma, although it can be perceived as grainy, sweet or corn-like if present. Hop aroma may range from none to a light, spicy or floral hop presence.
    D) Low to moderate grainy, bready, or doughy wheat character. A light to moderate malty sweetness is acceptable. Hop aroma may be low to moderate, and can have citrusy, spicy, floral, or fruity character.
    C) Low to no malt aroma, although it can be perceived as grainy, sweet or corn-like if present. Hop aroma may range from none to a light, spicy or floral hop presence.
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  6. American Lager: Appearance

    A) Pale straw to moderate gold color, although usually on the pale side. low to medium head with medium to high carbonation. fair head retention. Brilliant, sparkling clarity.
    B) Very pale straw to medium yellow color. White, frothy head seldom persists. Very clear.
    C) Very pale straw to pale yellow color. White, frothy, head seldom persists. Very clear.
    D) Usually pale yellow to gold. Clarity may range from brilliant to hazy with yeast approximating the German weissbier style of beer. Big, long-lasting white head.
    B) Very pale straw to medium yellow color. White, frothy head seldom persists. Very clear.
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  7. American Lager: Flavor

    A) Relatively neutral palate with a crisp and dry finish and a low grainy or corn-like flavor that might be perceived as sweetness due to the low bitterness. Hop flavor ranges from none to low levels, and can have a floral, spicy, or herbal quality. low to very low hop bitterness. Balance may vary from slightly malty to slightly bitter.
    B) Low to medium-low hop bitterness. Low to moderate maltiness and sweetness, varying with gravity and attenuation. Usually well-attenuated. Neither malt or hops dominate the palate. A low to moderate corny flavor is commonly found. finish can vary to somewhat dry to faintly sweet. Low to medium-low hop flavor.
    C) Low to moderate grainy, bready, or doughy wheat character. A light to moderate malty sweetness is acceptable. Hop aroma may be low to moderate, and can have citrusy, spicy, floral, or fruity character.
    D) Relatively neutral palate with a crisp and dry finish and a moderately-low to low grainy or corn-like flavor that might be perceived as sweetness due to the low bitterness. hop flavor ranges from none to moderately-low levels, and can have a floral, spicy, or herbal quality. Hop bitterness at low to medium-low levels.
    D) Relatively neutral palate with a crisp and dry finish and a moderately-low to low grainy or corn-like flavor that might be perceived as sweetness due to the low bitterness. hop flavor ranges from none to moderately-low levels, and can have a floral, spicy, or herbal quality. Hop bitterness at low to medium-low levels.
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  8. American Lager: Mouth Feel

    A) Generally light and crisp, although body can reach medium. smooth mouthfeel, with medium to high attenuation.
    B) Very light body. Very highly carbonated with slight carbonic bite on the tongue.
    C) Low to medium-low body. Very highly carbonated with slight carbonic bite on the tongue.
    D) Medium-light to medium body. Medium-high to high carbonation. Slight creaminess is optional.
    C) Low to medium-low body. Very highly carbonated with slight carbonic bite on the tongue.
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  9. American Cream Ale: Aroma

    A) Low to no malt aroma, although it can be perceived as grainy, sweet or corn-like if present. Hop aroma may range from none to a light, spicy or floral hop presence.
    B) Low to no malt aroma, although it can be perceived as grainy, sweet, or corn-like. low to none hop aroma, with spicy or floral hop character.
    C) Medium-low to low malt notes, with a sweet, corn-like aroma. Hop aroma medium low to none, and can be any variety although floral, and spicy, or herbal notes are most common. A subtle aroma with neither hops nor malt dominating.
    D) Low to moderate grainy, bready, or doughy wheat character. A light to moderate malty sweetness is acceptable. Hop aroma may be low to moderate, and can have citrusy, spicy, floral, or fruity character.
    C) Medium-low to low malt notes, with a sweet, corn-like aroma. Hop aroma medium low to none, and can be any variety although floral, and spicy, or herbal notes are most common. A subtle aroma with neither hops nor malt dominating.
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  10. American Cream Ale: Appearance

    A) Usually pale yellow to gold. Clarity may range from brilliant to hazy with yeast approximating the German weissbier style of beer. Big, long-lasting white head.
    B) Very pale straw to pale yellow color. White, frothy, head seldom persists. Very clear.
    C) Pale straw to moderate gold color, although usually on the pale side. low to medium head with medium to high carbonation. fair head retention. Brilliant, sparkling clarity.
    D) Very pale straw to medium yellow color. White, frothy head seldom persists. Very clear.
    C) Pale straw to moderate gold color, although usually on the pale side. low to medium head with medium to high carbonation. fair head retention. Brilliant, sparkling clarity.
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  11. American Cream Ale: Flavor

    A) Light to moderately-strong bready, doughy, or grainy wheat flavor, which can linger into the finish. May have moderate malty sweetness or finish quite dry. Low to moderate hop bitterness , which sometimes lasts into the finish. Balance is mostly even, but may be slightly bitter. Low to moderate hop flavor.
    B) Relatively neutral palate with a crisp and dry finish and a moderately-low to low grainy or corn-like flavor that might be perceived as sweetness due to the low bitterness. hop flavor ranges from none to moderately-low levels, and can have a floral, spicy, or herbal quality. Hop bitterness at low to medium-low levels.
    C) Relatively neutral palate with a crisp and dry finish and a low grainy or corn-like flavor that might be perceived as sweetness due to the low bitterness. Hop flavor ranges from none to low levels, and can have a floral, spicy, or herbal quality. low to very low hop bitterness. Balance may vary from slightly malty to slightly bitter.
    D) Low to medium-low hop bitterness. Low to moderate maltiness and sweetness, varying with gravity and attenuation. Usually well-attenuated. Neither malt or hops dominate the palate. A low to moderate corny flavor is commonly found. finish can vary to somewhat dry to faintly sweet. Low to medium-low hop flavor.
    D) Low to medium-low hop bitterness. Low to moderate maltiness and sweetness, varying with gravity and attenuation. Usually well-attenuated. Neither malt or hops dominate the palate. A low to moderate corny flavor is commonly found. finish can vary to somewhat dry to faintly sweet. Low to medium-low hop flavor.
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  12. American Cream Ale: MouthFeel

    A) Very light body. Very highly carbonated with slight carbonic bite on the tongue.
    B) Generally light and crisp, although body can reach medium. smooth mouthfeel, with medium to high attenuation.
    C) Low to medium-low body. Very highly carbonated with slight carbonic bite on the tongue.
    D) Medium-light to medium body. Medium-high to high carbonation. Slight creaminess is optional.
    B) Generally light and crisp, although body can reach medium. smooth mouthfeel, with medium to high attenuation.
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  13. American Wheat Beer: Aroma

    A) Low to no malt aroma, although it can be perceived as grainy, sweet or corn-like if present. Hop aroma may range from none to a light, spicy or floral hop presence.
    B) Low to moderate grainy, bready, or doughy wheat character. A light to moderate malty sweetness is acceptable. Hop aroma may be low to moderate, and can have citrusy, spicy, floral, or fruity character.
    C) Medium-low to low malt notes, with a sweet, corn-like aroma. Hop aroma medium low to none, and can be any variety although floral, and spicy, or herbal notes are most common. A subtle aroma with neither hops nor malt dominating.
    D) Low to no malt aroma, although it can be perceived as grainy, sweet, or corn-like. low to none hop aroma, with spicy or floral hop character.
    B) Low to moderate grainy, bready, or doughy wheat character. A light to moderate malty sweetness is acceptable. Hop aroma may be low to moderate, and can have citrusy, spicy, floral, or fruity character.
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  14. American Wheat Beer: Appearance

    A) Usually pale yellow to gold. Clarity may range from brilliant to hazy with yeast approximating the German weissbier style of beer. Big, long-lasting white head.
    B) Pale straw to moderate gold color, although usually on the pale side. low to medium head with medium to high carbonation. fair head retention. Brilliant, sparkling clarity.
    C) Very pale straw to pale yellow color. White, frothy, head seldom persists. Very clear.
    D) Very pale straw to medium yellow color. White, frothy head seldom persists. Very clear.
    A) Usually pale yellow to gold. Clarity may range from brilliant to hazy with yeast approximating the German weissbier style of beer. Big, long-lasting white head.
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  15. American Wheat Beer: Flavor

    A) Relatively neutral palate with a crisp and dry finish and a low grainy or corn-like flavor that might be perceived as sweetness due to the low bitterness. Hop flavor ranges from none to low levels, and can have a floral, spicy, or herbal quality. low to very low hop bitterness. Balance may vary from slightly malty to slightly bitter.
    B) Low to medium-low hop bitterness. Low to moderate maltiness and sweetness, varying with gravity and attenuation. Usually well-attenuated. Neither malt or hops dominate the palate. A low to moderate corny flavor is commonly found. finish can vary to somewhat dry to faintly sweet. Low to medium-low hop flavor.
    C) Relatively neutral palate with a crisp and dry finish and a moderately-low to low grainy or corn-like flavor that might be perceived as sweetness due to the low bitterness. hop flavor ranges from none to moderately-low levels, and can have a floral, spicy, or herbal quality. Hop bitterness at low to medium-low levels.
    D) Light to moderately-strong bready, doughy, or grainy wheat flavor, which can linger into the finish. May have moderate malty sweetness or finish quite dry. Low to moderate hop bitterness , which sometimes lasts into the finish. Balance is mostly even, but may be slightly bitter. Low to moderate hop flavor.
    D) Light to moderately-strong bready, doughy, or grainy wheat flavor, which can linger into the finish. May have moderate malty sweetness or finish quite dry. Low to moderate hop bitterness , which sometimes lasts into the finish. Balance is mostly even, but may be slightly bitter. Low to moderate hop flavor.
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  16. American Wheat Beer: Mouthfeel

    A) Very light body. Very highly carbonated with slight carbonic bite on the tongue.
    B) Generally light and crisp, although body can reach medium. smooth mouthfeel, with medium to high attenuation.
    C) Medium-light to medium body. Medium-high to high carbonation. Slight creaminess is optional.
    D) Low to medium-low body. Very highly carbonated with slight carbonic bite on the tongue.
    C) Medium-light to medium body. Medium-high to high carbonation. Slight creaminess is optional.
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saltmaster
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Standard American Beer
Updated:
2017-01-24 05:26:04
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Appearance, Aroma, Flavor, and Mouth feel of Standard American Beer
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