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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Märzens are characterized by a medium body and broad range of color. They can range from golden to reddish orange. Sweet maltiness should dominate slightly ...
  • ABV: 5.3 - 5.9%
  • IBU: 18 - 25
  • Color:   4 -   15 SRM
Today’s Oktoberfest beers are characterized by a medium body and light, golden color. Sweet maltiness is mild with an equalizing balance of clean, hop ...
  • ABV: 5 - 6%
  • IBU: 23 - 29
  • Color:   3 -   5 SRM
A classic German Pilsener is very light straw or golden in color and well hopped. Perception of hop bitterness is medium to high. Noble-type hop ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5%
  • IBU: 25 - 40
  • Color:   3 -   4 SRM
This beer can be made using phenol producing ale yeast. It should be brewed with at least 30 percent rye malt, and hop rates will ...
  • ABV: 4.9 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 10 - 15
  • Color:   4 -   25 SRM
These very dark brown to black beers have a mild roasted malt character without the associated bitterness. This is not a full - bodied beer, but ...
  • ABV: 3.8 - 5%
  • IBU: 22 - 30
  • Color:   25 -   30 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

Herb and Spice Beer

Mixed/Hybrid

Herb beers use herbs or spices (derived from roots, seeds, fruits, vegetable, flowers, etc.) other than or in addition to hop s to create a ...
  • ABV: 2.5 - 12%
  • IBU: 5 - 70
  • Color:   5 -   50 SRM
Hippocras or spiced grape mead is a sub-style of Pyment or grape mead. Additional spices such as mulling spices are used to give the mead ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   2 -   30 SRM
Imperial or Double India Pale Ales have intense hop bitterness, flavor and aroma. Alcohol content is medium-high to high and notably evident. They range from ...
  • ABV: 7.5 - 10.5%
  • IBU: 65 - 100
  • Color:   5 -   13 SRM
Imperial or Double Red Ales have intense hop bitterness, flavor and aroma. Alcohol content is also very high and of notable character. They range from ...
  • ABV: 7.9 - 10.5%
  • IBU: 55 - 85
  • Color:   10 -   15 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
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
Irish-style red ales range from light red-amber-copper to light brown in color. These ales have a medium hop bitterness and flavor. They often don’t ...
  • ABV: 4 - 4.5%
  • IBU: 20 - 28
  • Color:   11 -   18 SRM
A beer brewed with Sake yeast or Sake (koji) enzymes. Color depends on malts used. The unique flavor and aroma of the by products of ...
  • ABV: 4.2 - 7%
  • IBU: 12 - 35
  • Color:   4 -   20 SRM
Lactomel or milk mead is a blend of mead with additional milk sugars. Since most milk sugars are not fermentable, lactose enzymes are often used ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 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
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: 3.8 - 5%
  • IBU: 10 - 35
  • Color:   2 -   10 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
Melomel or fruit mead is a blend of mead with additional fruit juices. There are a more specific categories for meads made with apples (cyser ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   2 -   30 SRM
Metheglin is a rather open style for meads made with additional spices. Common spices used include ginger, orange peel, coriander, cinnamon, vanilla or cloves. Taj ...
  • ABV: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   2 -   30 SRM

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