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Old 02-13-2011, 07:24 PM   #1
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What does a regular beer have in it versus a light beer

 
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Old 02-13-2011, 07:34 PM   #2
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Light beer has more water added to dilute it.
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Old 02-13-2011, 07:35 PM   #3
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less fermentables

 
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Old 02-13-2011, 07:54 PM   #4
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Low OG. Low FG. Sometimes they will use amylase enzyme to break down all the sugars.

Edit: This is how light beer is different.

Reason: misread question

 
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Old 02-13-2011, 09:46 PM   #5
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What does a regular beer have in it versus a light beer
Flavor, body. Usually more ABV.

 
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Old 01-01-2013, 06:32 PM   #6
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Why would one even want too.. ?

I mean that in, that since light beers have no flavor, body, finish, etc.. and pretty much taste like water there is nothing to improve upon. So why go to the effort to brew your own.

 
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Old 01-01-2013, 06:37 PM   #7
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I brew light beers and honestly they are dang hard to do and make taste good. I like the low alcohol since I like to drink but hate ending up on my lips drunk.

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Old 01-01-2013, 06:41 PM   #8
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I brew light beers and honestly they are dang hard to do and make taste good. I like the low alcohol since I like to drink but hate ending up on my lips drunk.
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:09 PM   #9
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I brew light beers and honestly they are dang hard to do and make taste good.
If you can make a light beer taste good, then that in of itself is an amazing talent

Might want to get with Miller, InBev, etc.. and teach them how to do it.

 
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:27 PM   #10
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Light beer to me is light on the sugar and light on the ABV. I do think that the best tasting beers are possible for this def of light beers.

 
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