All Styles

We have a large listing of beer styles based on the Brewers Association 2011 Style Guidelines. Research different beer styles and see what others have made in those styles.

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Initial low to medium malt sweetness with a degree of caramel, chocolate and/or roasted coffee flavor with a distinctive dry - roasted bitterness in the ...
  • ABV: 5.7 - 8.8%
  • IBU: 35 - 60
  • Color:   40+ SRM
Sweet stouts, also referred to as cream stouts, have less roasted bitter flavor and a full -bodied mouthfeel. The style can be given more body ...
  • ABV: 3 - 6%
  • IBU: 15 - 25
  • Color:   40+ SRM

Session Beer

Mixed/Hybrid

Any style of beer can be made lower in strength than described in the classic style guidelines. The goal should be to reach a balance ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5.1%
  • IBU: 10 - 30
  • Color:   2+ SRM
Smoke porters are chestnut brown to black in color. They can exhibit a mild to assertive smoke character in balance with other beer characters. Black ...
  • ABV: 5 - 8.7%
  • IBU: 20 - 40
  • Color:   20+ SRM
As with classic dry stouts, foreign-style stouts have an initial malt sweetness and caramel flavor with a distinctive dry-roasted bitterness in the finish. Coffee-like roasted ...
  • ABV: 5.7 - 9.3%
  • IBU: 30 - 60
  • Color:   40+ SRM

Specialty Beer

Mixed/Hybrid

These beers are brewed using unusual fermentable sugars, grains and starches that contribute to alcohol content other than, or in addition to, malted barley. Nuts ...
  • ABV: 2.5 - 25%
  • IBU: 0 - 100
  • Color:   1 -   100 SRM
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 ...
  • ABV: 2.5 - 12%
  • IBU: 0 - 100
  • Color:   1 -   100 SRM
Speciality perry covers perries with additional additives or adjuncts. These additional ingredients may impact the color or alcohol content but pear flavor should still be ...
  • ABV: 5 - 12%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 SRM
These very dark brown to black beers have a mild roasted malt character without the associated bitterness. This is not a full - bodied beer, but ...
  • ABV: 3.8 - 5%
  • IBU: 22 - 30
  • Color:   25 -   30 SRM
Scotch ales are overwhelmingly malty and full -bodied. Perception of hop bitterness is very low. Hop flavor and aroma are very low or nonexistent. Color ...
  • ABV: 6.2 - 8%
  • IBU: 25 - 35
  • Color:   15 -   30 SRM

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