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6-6. three percentage. sour ness: 20-30 IBU. colour: 10-20 SRM (20-40). different forms of LAGER BEERS lots of the global is a beer ingesting international, all inspired by means of a German brew ing culture. but for the main half the lager beers brewed by means of those international locations are lighter; particularly ~ne may confer with the fashion as a really light-flavored pil sener, quite often brewed with such adjuncts as corn or rice. LAGERS OF AUSTRALIAN, CANADIAN AND AMERICAN starting place AUSTRALIAN, LATIN AMERICAN AND TROPICAL LAGERS-In a rustic that studies dry, scorching summers, Australian lagers quench the thirst of Australians with virtually a macho gusto; it's one of many largest beer-drinking BETTERBREW-INTERMEDIATE BREWING 147 (per capita) international locations on the planet. in most cases, the alcohol contents in their lagers is the same to these of alternative mild lager beers which are brewed within the usa and Canada. In Australia and lots of tropical parts of the realm this variety is usually brewed with sugar as an accessory so that it will lighten the flavour and physique, occasionally contributing a touch applelike fruitiness. The suggestion that Aus tralian beers are more desirable is perhaps precise, end result of the packaging of a few in their beers in I-liter cans! Australians do brew a few very unique ales and stouts yet those are exceptions and never in any respect labeled as Australian lagers. most definitely, you will have to visit Australia to take pleasure in a high quality Australian mild lager or brew it your self. even if Australian gentle lagers are normally to be had within the usa, their caliber frequently suffers in the course of the lengthy jour ney on your favourite beer shop. genuine Australian lagers are simply made by way of homebrewers with using Australian malt extract and Australian-grown hops-beyond these components you'll need to name it your personal. unique gravities: 1. 032-1. 046 (8-11. 5). Alcohol: 2. 5-5. 6 percentage. sour ness: 9-25 IBU. colour: 2-4 SRM (4-8). CAN A D I AN l. a. G E R S -The commonest form of beer produced in Canada and the U.S. should be pointed out easily as American Lager 148 the entire pleasure OF HOMEBREWING (the colour "light" is ubiquitously implied). With aU due admire to the Canadi ans, the industrially produced beer referred to as Canadian lager or Canadian ale is simply too sim ilar to an American Lager to be known as the rest. Canadian gentle lagers may possibly recommend a piece extra hop personality, yet mostly the lighter form of American Lager is what so much North american citizens are ingesting. AM ERICAN LAGER-This sort of beer is mostly brewed with 60 to seventy five percentage barley malt, the remaining being completely or a mixture of rice, corn or sugar syrups. The beers are dry, calmly hopped, light-bodied and hugely carbonated. riginal gravities: 1. 040-J . 046 (10-11. five) Alcohol: three. 8-5 percentage. Bit terness 5-17 IBU. colour 2-4 SRM (4-8). AMERICAN PREMIUM-Rarely an all-malt beer, yet made with much less nonmalt adjuncts. it's a larger beer throughout, yet stiJi is a relative to Ameri can Lager. it really is infrequently worthy pointing out, yet then, enable me my very own prejudice.