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 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
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
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
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 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

Session Beer

Mixed/Hybrid

Any style of beer can be made lower in strength than described in the classic style guidelines. The goal should be to reach a balance ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5.1%
  • IBU: 10 - 30
  • Color:   2+ 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
International Pilseners are straw/golden in color and are well attenuated. This medium-bodied beer is often brewed with rice, corn, wheat, or other grain or ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5.3%
  • IBU: 17 - 30
  • Color:   3 -   4 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
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
Traditional examples of Gose are spontaneously fermented, similarly to Belgian-style gueuze/lambic beers, and should exhibit complexity of acidic, flavor and aroma contributed by introduction ...
  • ABV: 4.4 - 5.4%
  • IBU: 10 - 15
  • Color:   3 -   9 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
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
Beers in this category are reddish brown or copper colored. They are medium in body. The beer is characterized by malty aroma and slight malt ...
  • ABV: 4.8 - 5.4%
  • IBU: 22 - 28
  • Color:   12 -   16 SRM
This beer style is characterized by a distinct sweet maltiness and a chocolate-like character from roasted malt. Estery and phenolic elements of this Weissbier should ...
  • ABV: 4.8 - 5.4%
  • IBU: 10 - 15
  • Color:   10 -   19 SRM

California Common Beer

Mixed/Hybrid

California Common Beer is light amber to amber in color and is medium bodied. There is a noticeable degree of caramel-type malt character in flavor ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5.4%
  • IBU: 35 - 45
  • Color:   8 -   15 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
Classic English pale ales are golden to copper colored and display earthy, herbal English-variety hop character. Note that earthy, herbal English-variety hop character‖ is the ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 20 - 40
  • Color:   5 -   14 SRM
International-style pale ales range from deep golden to copper in color. The style is characterized by wide range of hop characters unlike fruity, floral and ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 30 - 42
  • Color:   6 -   14 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.