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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Kölsch is warm fermented and aged at cold temperatures (German ale or alt-style beer). Kölsch is characterized by a golden to straw color and a ...
  • ABV: 4.8 - 5.3%
  • IBU: 18 - 25
  • Color:   4 -   6 SRM
English brown ales range from deep copper to brown in color. They have a medium body and a dry to sweet maltiness with very little ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 15 - 25
  • Color:   15 -   25 SRM
These light brown to dark brown beers have a pronounced malty aroma and flavor that dominates over the clean, crisp, moderate hop bitterness. This beer ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5%
  • IBU: 16 - 25
  • Color:   15 -   20 SRM
Helles Rauchbier should have beechwood smoky characters that range from detectable to prevalent in the aroma and flavor. Smoke character is not harshly phenolic, but ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 18 - 25
  • Color:   4 -   5 SRM
English dark mild ales range from deep copper to dark brown (often with a red tint) in color. Malt flavor and caramel are par t ...
  • ABV: 3.2 - 4%
  • IBU: 10 - 24
  • Color:   17 -   34 SRM
Old lambic is blended with newly fermenting young lambic to create this special style of lambic. Gueuze is always refermented in the bottle. These unflavored ...
  • ABV: 6.8 - 8.6%
  • IBU: 11 - 23
  • Color:   6 -   13 SRM

Dry Lager

Lager

This straw-colored lager lacks sweetness, is light in body, and is only mildly flavored by malt. Its alcoholic strength may contribute to the overall flavor ...
  • ABV: 4.3 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 15 - 23
  • Color:   2 -   4 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
Unblended, naturally and spontaneously fermented lambic is intensely estery, sour, and sometimes, but not necessarily, acetic flavored. Low in carbon dioxide, these hazy beers are ...
  • ABV: 6.2 - 8.1%
  • IBU: 11 - 23
  • Color:   6 -   13 SRM
Mild, pale, light-bodied ale, made using a warm fermentation (top or bottom) and cold lagering. Hop bitterness and flavor range from very low to low ...
  • ABV: 4.2 - 5.6%
  • IBU: 10 - 22
  • Color:   2 -   5 SRM
These beers, also known by the names framboise, kriek, peche, cassis, etc., are characterized by fruit flavors and aromas. The color reflects the choice of ...
  • ABV: 5.6 - 8.6%
  • IBU: 15 - 21
  • Color:   2+ SRM
English pale mild ales range from golden to amber in color. Malt flavor dominates the flavor profile with little hop bitterness or flavor. Hop aroma ...
  • ABV: 3.2 - 4%
  • IBU: 10 - 20
  • Color:   8 -   17 SRM
This beer's malt aroma and flavor are low but notable. Its color ranges from a very deep copper to a deep, dark brown. It ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 14 - 20
  • Color:   14 -   25 SRM
Scottish light ales are light bodied. Little bitterness is perceived, and hop flavor or aroma should not be perceived. Despite its lightness, Scottish light ale ...
  • ABV: 2.8 - 3.5%
  • IBU: 9 - 20
  • Color:   8 -   17 SRM
Scottish heavy ale is moderate in strength and dominated by a smooth, sweet maltiness balanced with low, but perceptible, hop bitterness. Hop flavor or aroma ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 4%
  • IBU: 12 - 20
  • Color:   10 -   19 SRM
This style is slightly higher in alcohol than most other light-colored, American-style lagers. Its body is low to medium and has low residual malt sweetness ...
  • ABV: 4.6 - 6%
  • IBU: 7 - 20
  • Color:   2 -   8 SRM
The German word leicht means light, and as such these beers are light versions of Hefeweizen. Leicht Weissbier is top fermented and cloudy like Hefeweizen ...
  • ABV: 2.5 - 3.5%
  • IBU: 10 - 20
  • Color:   3.5 -   15 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
These beers are pale golden to amber in color, light to medium-light in body, and high in carbonation. Calorie level should not exceed 125 per ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 4.4%
  • IBU: 8 - 15
  • Color:   4 -   12 SRM
The German word Bernsteinfarben means amber colored, and as such, a Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen is dark yellow to amber in color. This beer style is characterized ...
  • ABV: 4.8 - 5.4%
  • IBU: 10 - 15
  • Color:   9 -   13 SRM

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