Though the beers were a rather watery lot. Even the two strongest, Pils and Beiersch, were only just over 3% ABV. While the weak ones weren’t even 2.5% ABV. Not really intoxicating at all.
They can’t have had any trouble getting hold of hops, as the hopping rate, at least in terms of hops per 100 kg of malt, increased. In the case of Pils, from 1.33 kg to 1.5 kg. Though, because the beers were now so watery, the rate per hectolitre did fall.
Unsurprisingly, given the reduced amount of malt being used, the colours are all a little paler.
|Heineken (Rotterdam) beers in 1941|
|Date||Beer||Style||OG Plato||FG Plato||ABV||App. Atten-uation||kg hops/ 100 kg||hops kg/hl||colour|
|16th Jul||Donker Lagerbier||Donker Lagerbier||6.44||1.85||2.40||71.74%||1.20||0.10||14|
|17th Jul||Licht Lagerbier||Licht Lagerbier||6.44||1.85||2.40||71.74%||1.60||0.13||4|
|Heineken brewing record held at the Amsterdamse Stadsarchief, document number 834 - 1760.|