Category 79: California Common Beer

Color:
Light amber to medium amber
Clarity:
Appearance should be clear. Chill haze should not be present.
Perceived Malt Aroma and Flavor:
Medium-level toasted or caramel malt attributes are present.
Perceived Hop Aroma and Flavor:
Low to medium-low
Fermentation Characteristics:
Fruity esters are low to medium-low. Diacetyl should be absent.
Body:
Medium
Additional Notes:
California Common beers are brewed with lager yeasts but fermented at warm temperatures like ales.
Alcohol by Volume:
4.60%-5.70%
IBU:
35-45
SRM Color:
8-15