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Old 12-18-2007, 06:09 AM   #1
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What dose it mean? I have search and could not find anything on the meaning.


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Old 12-18-2007, 06:24 AM   #2
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Usually a lager with lager yeast but fermented at more ale temps


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Old 12-18-2007, 06:43 AM   #3
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Often refers to hybrids between ales (fermented near room temperature with top-fermenting yeast strains) and lagers (fermented cold with bottom-fermenting yeast strains).

Like California Common beer (Anchor Steam), which uses a lager yeast but at ale temperatures, or German Altbier, which ferments pretty cold (mid-50s, I think) with an ale yeast.

I'd need more context to know exactly what you're talking about, though.

EDIT: SB beat me to it.
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as in Light Hybrid or Amber Hybrid?

those are official BJCP beer styles
http://www.bjcp.org/styles04/
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