What is a Lager ?
Lager is a type of beer conditioned at low temperatures. Most lagers use a strain of yeast called Saccharomyces Pastorianus, a bottom fermenting yeast that works at colder temperatures—in contrast with to ale top-fermentation that works at warmer conditions.
History of Lager
Lager became prevalent in the beer world in the 19th century after the industrialization, due to the advance in refrigeration systems that allowed brewers to produce lagers all year round. Previously, lager brewing was reserved to winter months, while ale was used in summertime. The style has its origins in the areas of Franconia and Bohemia (nowadays Czech Republic).
India Style Lager
India Style Lager is a mixture style, it is basically an IPA brewed with bottom fermentation. Color can be pale to dark, with hoppy aromas and ABV can range from very low up until 10%.
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Pilsener is a quite broad category, they are hoppy and pale lagers with some malt character and aromatic hops. Taste is bitter and have some sweetness from the supporting malt. Finish can be sweet or hoppy.
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