Subcategory A: American Light Lager

Color:
Very light to pale
Clarity:
Chill haze should not be present.
Perceived Malt Aroma and Flavor:
Very low
Perceived Hop Aroma and Flavor:
Absent to very low
Fermentation Characteristics:
Fruity esters are usually absent but may be present at very low levels. Diacetyl, acetaldehyde, and DMS should not be present. These beers are characterized by an extremely high degree of attenuation. Final gravity is often less than 1.000 (0.0 ºPlato).
Body:
Low with dry mouthfeel
Additional Notes:
Corn, rice or other grain or sugar adjuncts are often used. These beers are high in carbonation. Flavor attributes typical of beer are usually very low when present. Calories should not exceed 125 per 12-ounce serving. Low carb beers should have a maximum carbohydrate level of 3.0 gm per 12 oz. (355 ml).
Alcohol by Volume:
3.50%–4.40%
IBU:
4-10
SRM Color:
1.5-4