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Lager Wine Details

Description: Pours a very pale blond with a thin retreating white head. The aroma is of light summer fruit and cleanness with a touch of bread grains. Upon first taste a slight lager yeast fruit ester which quickly diminishes into a cerial grain toastiness that finishes dry and clean with a slight hop tang right at the end with no after taste.

Varietal Definition
Pale lagers are the most commonly consumed type of beer in the world. Lagers are of Central European origin, taking their name from the German lagern ("to store"). Lager yeast is a bottom-fermenting yeast, and typically begins fermentation at 7-12°C (45-55°F) (the "fermentation phase"), and then stored at 0-4°C (30-40°F) (the "lagering phase"). During the secondary stage, the lager clears and mellows. The cooler conditions also inhibit the natural production of esters and other byproducts, resulting in a "crisper" tasting beer.


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