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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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
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

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