American Style Pilseners are straw to gold.
There should be no chill haze. This style represents the classic and unique pre-Prohibition American Style pilsener. Medium-low to medium malt aroma is present. DMS, fruity-ester and diacetyl aromas are not acceptable. Hop aroma is medium to high, preferably deriving from noble-type hops, but aromas can also be from various American-type hops. Up to 25% corn and/or rice in the grist should be used. Medium-low to medium malt flavor is present. Hop flavor is medium to high, preferably deriving from noble-type hops, but flavors can also be from various American-type hops. Hop bitterness is medium to high. DMS, fruity-ester and diacetyl flavors are not acceptable. Body is medium-low to medium. Competition organizers may wish to subcategorize this style into rice and corn subcategories.