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Beer Styles

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European-Style Export

Sometimes referred to as a “Dortmunder export,” the European-Style Export has the malt-forward flavor and sweetness of a German-style helles, but the bitter base of a German-style pilsener. This lager is all about balance, with medium hop character and firm but low malt sweetness. Look for toasted malt flavors and spicy floral hop aromas.

Food Pairings

  • Grilled Steak
  • Chèvre
  • Bread Pudding

Glassware & Serving Temperature

Flute
45-50 °F

Commercial Examples

Commercial Examples

Appearance

Color

Straw to Deep Golden

Clarity

Clear

Carbonation (Visual)

Medium to Fast Rising Bubbles

Flavor/Aroma

Alcohol

Not Detectable to Mild

Hop

Hop flavor and aroma are very low to low, deriving from noble-type hops. Hop bitterness is medium

Malt

Sweet malt flavor can be low and should not be caramel-like

Esters

Not common to style

Phenols

Not common to style

Sensations

Body

Moderate

Carbonation

Medium to High

Finish Length

Short to Medium

Attenuation

Medium

Ingredients

Hops

German Noble

Malt

Pilsner, Munich

Water

Gypsum, Chalk

Yeast

Lager

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