Czech type beer

Standard analytical parameters Czech type beer

 parameter  unit  classic  premium
 alcohol  %  3,5 - 5,0  4,2 - 5,5
 colour  u. EBC  6,0 - 12,0  8,0 - 14,0
 pH    4,1 - 4,8  4,1 - 4,8
 bitterness  j. EBC  30 - 30  25 - 40
 degree of attenuation  %  78 - 82  78 - 82
 foam stability  cm/min  4/4  5/5
 clarity  u. EBC  0,3 - 0,8  0,3 - 0,8
 dis. nitrogen  mg/l  400 - 800  500 - 1 000
 total polyphenols  mg/l  100 - 250  120 - 300
 diacethyl  mg/l  0,05 - 0,20  0,05 - 0,20


Standard senzory parameters Czech type beer

beer Czech type beer has usually thin or middle total intenzity of aroma. With of-flavors are positive only hop aroma.
Low negative aroma is fruity and yeast aroma.
Group of middle negative aroma is papery, old, musty and perfumed.
High negative aroma is diacethyl, burnt, phenolic.

Savour (saturation of dioxid carbonic) was early weak of middle, now is middle or strong.
Fullness (full-taste or water-taste) of beer is depend the grades of beer, but in Czech type of beer is high.
Bitterness has high or very high intensity. Afterbitterness is middle or long.
Of-flavours have the identical character like the of-aroma.

Carameliness and sweet taste is appreciated in dark beer only. In light beer is this taste negative.

Total subjective impresion (universal appreciation of beer) is in virtue of degustator (customer), but standard appreciation of Czech type beer is in better half of nine-points scale.

Senzory analyses of beer is in Czech Republic usually provided by EBC senzory test with help EBC of-flavours wheel. (EBC - European Brewery Convention).


deg EBC wheel EBC