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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English pale mild ales range from golden to amber in color. Malt flavor dominates the flavor profile with little hop bitterness or flavor. Hop aroma ...
  • ABV: 3.2 - 4%
  • IBU: 10 - 20
  • Color:   8 -   17 SRM
This style is a mild, pale, light-bodied ale with a color varying from light to amber. Hop bitterness and flavor range from very low to ...
  • ABV: 4.2 - 6.2%
  • IBU: 20 - 40
  • Color:   5 -   14 SRM
American pale ales range from deep golden to copper in color. The style is characterized by fruity, floral and citrus -like American-variety hop character producing ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5.6%
  • IBU: 30 - 42
  • Color:   6 -   14 SRM
Classic English pale ales are golden to copper colored and display earthy, herbal English-variety hop character. Note that earthy, herbal English-variety hop character‖ is the ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 20 - 40
  • Color:   5 -   14 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
Belgian-style pale ales are characterized by low but noticeable hop bitterness, flavor, and aroma. Light to medium body and low malt aroma are typical. They ...
  • ABV: 4 - 6%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   6 -   12 SRM
Belgian pale strong ales are pale to golden in color with relatively light body for a beer of its alcoholic strength. Often b rewed with ...
  • ABV: 7 - 11%
  • IBU: 20 - 50
  • Color:   3.5 -   10 SRM

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