Specialty Honey Lager or Ale

Mixed/Hybrid

Style Description

  • Alcohol by Volume: 2.5 - 12%
  • IBU: 0 - 100
  • Color:   1 -   100 SRM
  • Original Gravity: 1.030 - 1.110
  • Final Gravity: 1.006 - 1.030

These beers are brewed using honey in addition to malted barley. Beers ma y be brewed to a traditional style or may be experimental. Character of honey should be evident in flavor and aroma and balanced with the other components without overpowering them. A statement by the brewer explaining the classic or other style of the beer, and the type of honey used is essential in order for fair assessment in competitions.

The styles listed are based on the Brewers Association 2011 Style Guidelines published by Brewers Association with changes.