Lager 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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Traditional Bohemian Pilseners are medium bodied, and they can be as dark as a light amber color. This style balances moderate bitterness and noble-type hop ...
  • ABV: 4 - 5%
  • IBU: 30 - 45
  • Color:   3 -   7 SRM
This classic and unique pre-Prohibition American-style Pilsener is straw to deep gold in color. Hop bitterness, flavor and aroma are medium to high, and use ...
  • ABV: 5 - 6%
  • IBU: 25 - 40
  • Color:   3 -   6 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
A true smooth cold-fermented and cold lagered beer, brewed with lager yeast . Black to very deep ruby/garnet in color. Overall, Baltic Porters have a ...
  • ABV: 7.5 - 9%
  • IBU: 35 - 40
  • Color:   2 -   5 SRM
The German word helle means light colored, and as such, a heller Bock is light straw to deep golden in color. Maibocks are also light-colored ...
  • ABV: 6 - 8%
  • IBU: 20 - 38
  • Color:   4 -   10 SRM
Bamberg-style Bock Rauchbier should have beechwood smoky characters that range from detectable to prevalent in the aroma and flavor. Smoke character is not harshly phenolic ...
  • ABV: 6 - 7.5%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   20 -   30 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
The American style of these classic German beers is distinguished by a comparatively greater degree of hop character. In general the style is characterized by ...
  • ABV: 5.3 - 5.9%
  • IBU: 20 - 30
  • Color:   4 -   15 SRM
American-style amber lagers are light amber to amber or copper colored. They are medium bodied. There is a noticeable degree of caramel-type malt character in ...
  • ABV: 4.8 - 5.4%
  • IBU: 18 - 30
  • Color:   6 -   14 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

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