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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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
The overriding character of Scottish export ale is sweet, caramel-like, and malty. Its bitterness is perceived as low to medium. Hop flavor or aroma should ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5.3%
  • IBU: 15 - 25
  • Color:   10 -   19 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
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
Rhodomel or rose mead is made with the addition of rose petals, hips or oil to the mead. Each add their own rose character to ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 SRM
Pyment is a special category of melomel or fruit mead which is made with grapes. Either red or white grapes may be used. If additional ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   2 -   30 SRM

Pumpkin Beer

Mixed/Hybrid

Pumpkin beers are any beers using pumpkins (Cucurbito pepo) as an adjunct in either mash, kettle, primary or secondary fermentation, providing obvious (ranging from subtle ...
  • ABV: 2.5 - 12%
  • IBU: 5 - 70
  • Color:   5 -   50 SRM
Oxymel is a mead blended with wine vinegar. Not a common style among modern mead makers, this was historically used for medicinal purposes. The strength ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   2 -   30 SRM
Open style for meads made with experimental ingredients or fermentation techniques which do not fall into any other mead style. Honey should still be the ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 SRM
Ordinary bitter is gold to copper colored with medium bitterness, light to medium body, and low to medium residual malt sweetness. Hop flavor and aroma ...
  • ABV: 3 - 4.1%
  • IBU: 20 - 35
  • Color:   5 -   12 SRM

Old Ale

Ale

Dark amber to brown in color, old ales are medium to full bodied with a malty sweetness. Hop aroma should be minimal and flavor can ...
  • ABV: 6 - 9%
  • IBU: 30 - 65
  • Color:   12 -   30 SRM
Oatmeal stouts include oatmeal in their grist, resulting in a pleasant, full flavor and a smooth profile that is rich without being grainy. A roasted ...
  • ABV: 3.8 - 6%
  • IBU: 20 - 40
  • Color:   20+ SRM
These ciders use New England apples for relatively high acidity. Adjuncts such as raisins, molasses and sugars are commonly added for flavor and color. New ...
  • ABV: 7 - 13%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 SRM
Morat is a special category of melomel or fruit mead which is made with mulberries. Historically this was made with a berry more closely resembling ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   2 -   30 SRM

Mixed Fruit Perry

Cider/Perry

Mixed fruit perry includes perries made with additional fruit juices for additional flavor and color. The pear and fruit flavors should balance with the additional ...
  • ABV: 5 - 9%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 SRM

Mixed Fruit Cider

Cider/Perry

Mixed fruit cider includes ciders made with additional fruit juices for additional flavor and color. The apple and fruit flavors should balance with the additional ...
  • ABV: 5 - 9%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 SRM
Metheglin is a rather open style for meads made with additional spices. Common spices used include ginger, orange peel, coriander, cinnamon, vanilla or cloves. Taj ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   2 -   30 SRM
Melomel or fruit mead is a blend of mead with additional fruit juices. There are a more specific categories for meads made with apples (cyser ...
  • 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 wheat malt, and hop rates ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 10 - 35
  • Color:   4 -   10 SRM

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