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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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
Dortmunder has medium hop bitterness. Hop flavor and aroma from noble hops are perceptible but low. Sweet malt flavor can be low and should not ...
  • ABV: 5 - 6%
  • IBU: 23 - 29
  • Color:   3 -   6 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
Beers in this category are reddish brown or copper colored. They are medium in body. The beer is characterized by malty aroma and slight malt ...
  • ABV: 4.8 - 5.4%
  • IBU: 22 - 28
  • Color:   12 -   16 SRM
Malty sweetness is dominant but should not be cloying. Malt character is more reminiscent of fresh and lightly toasted Munich-style malt, more so than caramel ...
  • ABV: 6.5 - 8%
  • IBU: 17 - 27
  • Color:   12 -   30 SRM
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
Helles Rauchbier should have beechwood smoky characters that range from detectable to prevalent in the aroma and flavor. Smoke character is not harshly phenolic, but ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 18 - 25
  • Color:   4 -   5 SRM
These light brown to dark brown beers have a pronounced malty aroma and flavor that dominates over the clean, crisp, moderate hop bitterness. This beer ...
  • ABV: 4.5 - 5%
  • IBU: 16 - 25
  • Color:   15 -   20 SRM
High in starting gravity and alcoholic strength, this style is somewhat diverse. Some American malt liquors are just slightly stronger than American lagers, while others ...
  • ABV: 6.3 - 7.5%
  • IBU: 12 - 23
  • Color:   2 -   5 SRM

Dry Lager

Lager

This straw-colored lager lacks sweetness, is light in body, and is only mildly flavored by malt. Its alcoholic strength may contribute to the overall flavor ...
  • ABV: 4.3 - 5.5%
  • IBU: 15 - 23
  • Color:   2 -   4 SRM

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