Ale 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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Belgian dark strong ales are amber to dark brown in color. Often, though not always, brewed with dark Belgian "candy" sugar, these beers can be ...
  • ABV: 7 - 11%
  • IBU: 20 - 50
  • Color:   9 -   35 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
Dry stouts have an initial malt and light caramel flavor profile with a distinctive dry -roasted bitterness in the finish. Dry stouts achieve a dry-roasted ...
  • ABV: 3.8 - 5%
  • IBU: 30 - 40
  • Color:   40+ SRM
English dark mild ales range from deep copper to dark brown (often with a red tint) in color. Malt flavor and caramel are par t ...
  • ABV: 3.2 - 4%
  • IBU: 10 - 24
  • Color:   17 -   34 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

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