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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Traditional Perry

Cider/Perry

Traditional perries are made with a special perry pear grown for just the purpose of making perry. These pears are nearly inedible otherwise. Slightly more ...
  • ABV: 5 - 9%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   12 SRM
Farmhouse or natural cider is a wide variety of cider because nothing is used to control the fermentation process. Sometimes made with wild yeast or ...
  • ABV: 6 - 11%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   20 SRM
Bochet or burnt mead involves caramelizing the mead before adding any water. This gives the mead a charred character. It is typically made to sack ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 SRM
Cyser is a special category of melomel or fruit mead which is made with apples, typically cider. Honey is the primary fermentable not the apple ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   2 -   30 SRM
French cider uses an arrested fermentation process to produce a light, sweet and lower-alcohol style of cider. The additives used for this fermentation process should ...
  • ABV: 3 - 6%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   20 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
Common ciders come in a number of varieties. Apple aroma and taste should be crisp and evident with some esters, alcohols and sulfur present in ...
  • ABV: 5 - 8%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   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
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
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

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