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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American amber/red ales range from light copper to light brown in color. They are characterized by American -variety hops used to produce the perception ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 6%
  • IBU: 30 - 40
  • Color:   11 -   18 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
This style is a mild, pale, light-bodied ale with a color varying from light to amber. Hop bitterness and flavor range from very low to ...
  • ABV: 4.2 - 6.2%
  • IBU: 20 - 40
  • Color:   5 -   14 SRM
American strong pale ales range from deep golden to copper in color. The style is characterized by floral and citrus-like American-variety hops used to produce ...
  • ABV: 5.5 - 6.3%
  • IBU: 40 - 50
  • Color:   6 -   14 SRM
American brown ales range from deep copper to brown in color. Roasted malt caramel -like and chocolate-like characters should be of medium intensity in both ...
  • ABV: 4 - 6.4%
  • IBU: 25 - 45
  • Color:   15 -   26 SRM
Robust porters are black in color and have a roast malt flavor , often reminiscent of cocoa, but no roast barley flavor. These porters have a ...
  • ABV: 5 - 6.5%
  • IBU: 25 - 40
  • Color:   30+ SRM
This light to medium-bodied deep copper to brown ale is characterized by a slight to strong lactic sourness, and with Reds sometimes a balanced degree ...
  • ABV: 4.8 - 6.5%
  • IBU: 15 - 25
  • Color:   12 -   20 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
Most traditional interpretations of English-style India pale ales are characterized by medium-high hop bitterness with a medium to medium-high alcohol content. Hops from a variety ...
  • ABV: 5 - 7%
  • IBU: 35 - 63
  • Color:   6 -   14 SRM
A beer brewed with Sake yeast or Sake (koji) enzymes. Color depends on malts used. The unique flavor and aroma of the by products of ...
  • ABV: 4.2 - 7%
  • IBU: 12 - 35
  • Color:   4 -   20 SRM
This medium-bodied, red to dark brown colored ale has a malty sweetness and chocolate-like caramel aroma. A light hop flavor and/or aroma is acceptable ...
  • ABV: 6.3 - 7.5%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   16 -   36 SRM
Bamberg-style Bock Rauchbier should have beechwood smoky characters that range from detectable to prevalent in the aroma and flavor. Smoke character is not harshly phenolic ...
  • ABV: 6 - 7.5%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   20 -   30 SRM
Traditional bocks are made with all malt and are strong, malty, medium- to full-bodied, bottom-fermented beers with moderate hop bitterness that should increase proportionately with ...
  • ABV: 6.3 - 7.5%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   20 -   30 SRM
High in starting gravity and alcoholic strength, this style is somewhat diverse. Some American malt liquors are just slightly stronger than American lagers, while others ...
  • ABV: 6.3 - 7.5%
  • IBU: 12 - 23
  • Color:   2 -   5 SRM
American-style India pale ales are perceived to have medium-high to intense hop bitterness, flavor and aroma with medium-high alcohol content. The style is further characterized ...
  • ABV: 6.3 - 7.5%
  • IBU: 50 - 70
  • Color:   6 -   14 SRM
American-style Black Ale is perceived to have medium high to high hop bitterness, flavor and aroma with medium-high alcohol content, balanced with a medium body ...
  • ABV: 6 - 7.5%
  • IBU: 50 - 70
  • Color:   35+ SRM
Belgian-style blond ales are characterized by low yet evident hop bitterness, flavor, and sometimes aroma. Light to medium body and low malt aroma with a ...
  • ABV: 6 - 7.8%
  • IBU: 15 - 30
  • Color:   4 -   7 SRM
The German word helle means light colored, and as such, a heller Bock is light straw to deep golden in color. Maibocks are also light-colored ...
  • ABV: 6 - 8%
  • IBU: 20 - 38
  • Color:   4 -   10 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
Beers in this category are golden to deep copper or light brown in color. They are light to medium in body. This style of beer ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 8%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   8 -   16 SRM

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