American Light Lager

American Light Lager

This mass produced, best selling style dates back to the 1940’s when it was promoted as a “diet” beer for women. It is brewed with 40% corn or rice adjuncts and special enzymes are used to reduce the starches to keep the calories low.

Colour– very pale to light pale
Aroma– light grain, corn
Flavour– light grain
Mouthfeel– crisp, refreshing, acidic bite from the carbonation, light body
Finish– quick, super dry
ABV– 2.8-4.2%
Food Pairings– Mexican food, spicy food, greasy food, nachos, tacos, salads
Cheese Pairings– creamy cheese like brie, light cheeses like mozzarella, Monterey jack,
Dessert Pairings– light fruit desserts, fruit cocktail, strawberry shortcake, angel food cake

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