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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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
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
These ales and lagers are very low in alcohol and historically in Belgium enjoyed with meals by both adults and children. Pale to very dark ...
  • ABV: 0.5 - 3.5%
  • IBU: 5 - 15
  • Color:   5 -   50 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
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
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
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
These beers are extremely light straw to light amber in color, light in body, and high in carbonation. They should have a maximum carbohydrate level ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 4.4%
  • IBU: 3 - 10
  • Color:   1.5 -   10 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
These beers are extremely light colored, light in body, and high in carbonation. Calorie level should not exceed 125 per 12 ounce serving. Corn, rice ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 4.4%
  • IBU: 5 - 10
  • Color:   1.5 -   4 SRM
Irish-style red ales range from light red-amber-copper to light brown in color. These ales have a medium hop bitterness and flavor. They often don’t ...
  • ABV: 4 - 4.5%
  • IBU: 20 - 28
  • Color:   11 -   18 SRM
Special bitter is more robust than ordinary bitter. It has medium body and medium residual malt sweetness. It is deep gold to copper colored. Hop ...
  • ABV: 4.1 - 4.8%
  • IBU: 28 - 40
  • Color:   6 -   14 SRM
English Summer Ale is light straw to golden colored with medium-low to medium bitterness, light to medium-light body, and low to medium residual malt sweetness ...
  • ABV: 3.6 - 5%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   4 -   7 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
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
This style has low malt (and adjunct) sweetness, is medium bodied, and should contain no or a low percentage (less than 25%) of adjuncts. Color ...
  • ABV: 4.3 - 5%
  • IBU: 6 - 15
  • Color:   2 -   6 SRM
Light in body and very light to straw in color, American lagers are very clean and crisp and aggressively carbonated. Flavor components should be subtle ...
  • ABV: 3.8 - 5%
  • IBU: 5 - 13
  • Color:   2 -   4 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
Golden or Blonde ales are straw to golden blonde in color. They have a crisp, dry palate, light to medium body, and light malt sweetness ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5%
  • IBU: 15 - 25
  • Color:   3 -   7 SRM
A classic German Pilsener is very light straw or golden in color and well hopped. Perception of hop bitterness is medium to high. Noble-type hop ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5%
  • IBU: 25 - 40
  • Color:   3 -   4 SRM

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