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 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
Traditional Bohemian Pilseners are medium bodied, and they can be as dark as a light amber color. This style balances moderate bitterness and noble-type hop ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5%
  • IBU: 30 - 45
  • Color:   3 -   7 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
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
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
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
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
Belgian-style pale ales are characterized by low but noticeable hop bitterness, flavor, and aroma. Light to medium body and low malt aroma are typical. They ...
  • ABV: 4 - 6%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   6 -   12 SRM
Brown porters are mid to dark brown (may have red tint) in color. No roast barley or strong burnt/black malt character should be perceived ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 6%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   20 -   35 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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