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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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
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
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

Field Beer

Mixed/Hybrid

Field beers are any beers using vegetables as an adjunct in either the mash, kettle, primary or secondary fermentation, providing obvious (ranging from subtle to ...
  • ABV: 2.5 - 13.1%
  • IBU: 5 - 70
  • Color:   5 -   50 SRM
As with classic dry stouts, foreign-style stouts have an initial malt sweetness and caramel flavor with a distinctive dry-roasted bitterness in the finish. Coffee-like roasted ...
  • ABV: 5.7 - 9.3%
  • IBU: 30 - 60
  • Color:   40+ 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
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

Fruit Beer

Mixed/Hybrid

Fruit beers are any beers using fruit or fruit extracts as an adjunct in either, the mash, kettle, primary or secondary fermentation providing obvious (ranging ...
  • ABV: 2.5 - 12%
  • IBU: 5 - 70
  • Color:   5 -   50 SRM
This beer can be made using either ale or lager yeast. It can be brewed with 30 to 75 percent malted wheat. Fruit or fruit ...
  • ABV: 3.8 - 5%
  • IBU: 10 - 35
  • Color:   2 -   10 SRM

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