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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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
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 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
American-style amber lagers are light amber to amber or copper colored. They are medium bodied. There is a noticeable degree of caramel-type malt character in ...
  • ABV: 4.8 - 5.4%
  • IBU: 18 - 30
  • Color:   6 -   14 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
Copper to brown in color, this German ale may be highly hopped and intensely bitter (although the 25 to 35 IBU range is more normal ...
  • ABV: 4.3 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 25 - 52
  • Color:   11 -   19 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
American pale ales range from deep golden to copper in color. The style is characterized by fruity, floral and citrus -like American-variety hop character producing ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5.6%
  • IBU: 30 - 42
  • Color:   6 -   14 SRM
The American style of these classic German beers is distinguished by a comparatively greater degree of hop character. In general the style is characterized by ...
  • ABV: 5.3 - 5.9%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   4 -   15 SRM
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
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
This classic and unique pre-Prohibition American-style Pilsener is straw to deep gold in color. Hop bitterness, flavor and aroma are medium to high, and use ...
  • ABV: 5 - 6%
  • IBU: 25 - 40
  • Color:   3 -   6 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
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
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 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

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