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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Tripels are often characterized by a complex, some times mild spicy character. Clove-like phenolic flavor and aroma may be evident at extremely low levels. Yeast-generated ...
  • ABV: 7 - 10%
  • IBU: 20 - 45
  • Color:   4 -   9 SRM
Belgian white ales are very pale in color and are brewed using unmalted wheat and malted barley and are spiced with coriander and orange peel ...
  • ABV: 4.8 - 5.2%
  • IBU: 10 - 17
  • Color:   2 -   4 SRM
Bochet or burnt mead involves caramelizing the mead before adding any water. This gives the mead a charred character. It is typically made to sack ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 SRM
Traditional Bohemian Pilseners are medium bodied, and they can be as dark as a light amber color. This style balances moderate bitterness and noble-type hop ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5%
  • IBU: 30 - 45
  • Color:   3 -   7 SRM
Braggot or malt mead is a blend of mead with barely malt. It is more mead than beer. Hops may be used as well. Both ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 25
  • Color:   2 -   30 SRM
British-style barley wines range from tawny copper to dark brown in color and have a full body and high residual malty sweetness. Complexity of alcohols ...
  • ABV: 8.4 - 12%
  • IBU: 40 - 60
  • Color:   14 -   22 SRM
Dark copper to very dark brown, British-style imperial stouts typically have high alcohol content. The extremely rich malty flavor (often characterized as toffee -like or ...
  • ABV: 7 - 12%
  • IBU: 45 - 65
  • Color:   20 -   40 SRM
Brown porters are mid to dark brown (may have red tint) in color. No roast barley or strong burnt/black malt character should be perceived ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 6%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   20 -   35 SRM

California Common Beer

Mixed/Hybrid

California Common Beer is light amber to amber in color and is medium bodied. There is a noticeable degree of caramel-type malt character in flavor ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5.4%
  • IBU: 35 - 45
  • Color:   8 -   15 SRM
Capsicumel includes meads made with chili peppers or hot peppers. Pepper taste and spicy character will vary with the pepper used but should balance with ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 SRM
Chocolate beers use dark chocolate or cocoa in any of its forms other than or in addition to hops to create a distinct (ranging from ...
  • ABV: 2.5 - 12%
  • IBU: 15 - 40
  • Color:   15 -   50 SRM
Classic English pale ales are golden to copper colored and display earthy, herbal English-variety hop character. Note that earthy, herbal English-variety hop character‖ is the ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 20 - 40
  • Color:   5 -   14 SRM
Dry stouts have an initial malt and light caramel flavor profile with a distinctive dry -roasted bitterness in the finish. Dry stouts achieve a dry-roasted ...
  • ABV: 3.8 - 5%
  • IBU: 30 - 40
  • Color:   40+ SRM

Coffee-Flavored Beer

Mixed/Hybrid

Coffee beers use coffee in any of its forms other than or in addition to hops to create a distinct (ranging from subtle to in ...
  • ABV: 2.5 - 12%
  • IBU: 15 - 40
  • Color:   8 -   50 SRM
Cyser is a special category of melomel or fruit mead which is made with apples, typically cider. Honey is the primary fermentable not the apple ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   2 -   30 SRM
This beer can be made using either ale or lager yeast. It can be brewed with 30 to 75 percent malted wheat, and hop rates ...
  • ABV: 3.8 - 5%
  • IBU: 10 - 25
  • Color:   9 -   22 SRM
This beer can be made using either ale or lager yeast. It can be brewed with 30 to 75 percent malt wheat, and hop rates ...
  • ABV: 3.8 - 5%
  • IBU: 10 - 25
  • Color:   9 -   22 SRM
Dortmunder has medium hop bitterness. Hop flavor and aroma from noble hops are perceptible but low. Sweet malt flavor can be low and should not ...
  • ABV: 5 - 6%
  • IBU: 23 - 29
  • Color:   3 -   6 SRM
Common ciders come in a number of varieties. Apple aroma and taste should be crisp and evident with some esters, alcohols and sulfur present in ...
  • ABV: 5 - 8%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   12 SRM
Perry is a special class of cider which is made with pear juice rather than apple. Since pears are less acidic they tend to be ...
  • ABV: 5 - 7%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   12 SRM

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