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EBC (colour)

Colour value of beer according to EBC. (Colour measurement of beer)

Typical colour value beer EBC
Light lager, wheat beer 4 – 10
Classic pilsner 4 – 8
Märzen, pale ale 12 – 20
Classic wheat beer 20 – 35
Dark wheat beer, Porter 35 – 60
Dark beer, Stout >60

According to the standards of the EBC, an absorption (absorbance, spectral) at a wave length of 430 nm and a path length of 1 cm corresponds to 25 EBC.



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