2015 Styles

Hybrid/Mixed Beer Styles

  1. American-Style Wheat Beer
    1. Subcategory: Light American Wheat Beer without Yeast
    2. Subcategory: Dark American Wheat Beer without Yeast
  2. American-Style Wheat Beer with Yeast
    1. Subcategory: Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
    2. Subcategory: Dark American Wheat Beer with Yeast
  3. American Fruit Beer
  4. Fruit Wheat Beer
  5. Belgian Fruit Beer
  6. Pumpkin Beer
  7. Field Beer
  8. Chili Beer
  9. Herb and Spice Beer
  10. Chocolate Beer
  11. Coffee Beer
  12. Specialty Beer
  13. Rye Beer
    1. Subcategory: Rye Beer
    2. Subcategory: German-Style Rye Ale
  14. Honey Beer
  15. Session Beer
  16. Session IPA
  17. Other Strong Beer
    1. Subcategory: Other Strong Beer
    2. Subcategory: American-Style Imperial Porter
    3. Subcategory: American-Style Wheat Wine
    4. Subcategory: Ice Lager
    5. Subcategory: American-Style Malt Liquor
  18. Experimental Beer
    1. Subcategory: Experimental Beer
    2. Subcategory: Ginjo Beer or Sake Yeast Beer
    3. Subcategory: Wild Beer
  19. Fresh or Wet Hop Ale
  20. Historical Beer
    1. Subcategory: Historical Beer
    2. Subcategory: Dutch-Style Kuyt Beer
    3. Subcategory: Grodziskie
    4. Subcategory: Adambier
  21. Gluten-Free Beer
  22. American-Belgo-Style Ale
    1. Subcategory: Pale American-Belgo Ale
    2. Subcategory: Dark American-Belgo Ale
  23. American-Style Sour Ale
    1. Subcategory: American-Style Sour Ale
    2. Subcategory: Fruited American-Style Sour Ale
  24. Brett Beer
    1. Subcategory: Brett Beer
    2. Subcategory: Mixed Culture Brett Beer
  25. Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer
    1. Subcategory: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Pale to Amber Beer
    2. Subcategory: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Dark Beer
  26. Wood-and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer
  27. Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
  28. Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
    1. Subcategory: Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
    2. Subcategory: Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
  29. Aged Beer
  30. Kellerbier or Zwickelbier
    1. Subcategory: Unfiltered German-Style Lager
    2. Subcategory: Unfiltered German-Style Ale
  31. Smoke Beer
    1. Subcategory: Bamberg-Style Weiss Rauchbier (Helles or Dunkel)
    2. Subcategory: Bamberg-Style Helles Rauchbier
    3. Subcategory: Bamberg-Style Märzen Rauchbier
    4. Subcategory: Bamberg-Style Bock Rauchbier
    5. Subcategory: Smoke Porter
    6. Subcategory: Other Smoke Beer

 

Lager Beer Styles

  1. American-Style or International-Style Pilsener
    1. Subcategory: American-Style Pilsener
    2. Subcategory: International-Style Pilsener
  2. German Pilsener
  3. Bohemian Pilsener
  4. Munich Helles
  5. Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest
    1. Subcategory: Dortmunder/Export-Style Export
    2. Subcategory: German-Style Oktoberfest
  6. American-Style Lager or Light Lager
    1. Subcategory: American-Style Lager
    2. Subcategory: American-Style Light Lager
    3. Subcategory: American-Style Amber Light Lager
  7. American-Style Cream Ale
  8. Vienna-Style Lager
  9. German-Style Märzen
  10. American-Style Amber Lager
    1. Subcategory: American-Style Amber Lager
    2. Subcategory: California Common Beer
    3. Subcategory: American-Style Märzen
  11. European-Style Dark/Münchner Dunkel
  12. American-Style Dark Lager
  13. German-Style Schwarzbier
  14. Bock
    1. Subcategory: Traditional German-Style Bock
    2. Subcategory: German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
  15. German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock
    1. Subcategory: German-Style Doppelbock
    2. Subcategory: German-Style Eisbock
  16. Baltic-Style Porter

 

Ale Beer Styles

  1. Golden or Blonde Ale
  2. German-Style Kölsch
  3. English-Style Summer Ale
  4. Classic English-Style Pale Ale
  5. English-Style India Pale Ale
  6. International-Style Pale Ale
    1. Subcategory: Australian-Style Pale Ale
    2. Subcategory: International-Style Pale Ale
  7. American-Style Pale Ale
  8. American-Style Strong Pale Ale
  9. American-Style India Pale Ale
  10. Imperial India Pale Ale
  11. American-Style Amber/Red Ale
  12. Double Red Ale
  13. Imperial Red Ale
  14. English-Style Mild Ale
    1. Subcategory: English-Style Pale Mild Ale
    2. Subcategory: English-Style Dark Mild Ale
  15. Ordinary or Special Bitter
    1. Subcategory: Ordinary Bitter
    2. Subcategory: Special or Best Bitter
  16. Extra Special Bitter
    1. Subcategory: American-Style Extra Special Bitter
    2. Subcategory: English-Style Extra Special Bitter
  17. Scottish-Style Ale
    1. Subcategory: Scottish-Style Light Ale
    2. Subcategory: Scottish-Style Heavy Ale
    3. Subcategory: Scottish-Style Export Ale
  18. Irish-Style Red Ale
  19. English-Style Brown Ale
  20. American-Style Brown Ale
  21. American-Style Black Ale
  22. German-Style Sour Ale
    1. Subcategory: Berliner-Style Weisse
    2. Subcategory: Leipzig-Style Gose
    3. Subcategory: Contemporary Gose
  23. German-Style Altbier
  24. South German-Style Hefeweizen
  25. German-Style Wheat Ale
    1. Subcategory: South German-Style Kristal Weizen
    2. Subcategory: German-Style Leichtes Weizen
    3. Subcategory: South German-Style Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen
    4. Subcategory: South German-Style Dunkel Weizen
    5. Subcategory: South German-Style Weizenbock
  26. Belgian-Style Blonde Ale or Pale Ale
    1. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Pale Ale
    2. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Blonde Ale
  27. Belgian-Style Witbier
  28. Saison
  29. Belgian- and French-Style Ale
    1. Subcategory: French-Style Bière de Garde
    2. Subcategory: Other Belgian- and French-Style Ale
  30. Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale
    1. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Lambic
    2. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Gueuze Lambic
    3. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Fruit Lambic
    4. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Flanders Oud Bruin or Oud Red Ale
    5. Subcategory: Other Belgian-Style Sour Ale
  31. Belgian-Style Dubbel or Quadruple
    1. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Dubbel
    2. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Quadrupel
  32. Belgian-Style Tripel
  33. Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
    1. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
    2. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
  34. Other Belgian-Style Ale
    1. Subcategory: Other Belgian-Style Ale
    2. Subcategory: Other Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
    3. Subcategory: Belgian-Style Table Beer
  35. Brown Porter
  36. Robust Porter
  37. Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
  38. Export Stout
  39. American-Style Stout
  40. Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
  41. Oatmeal Stout
  42. Imperial Stout
    1. Subcategory: American-Style Imperial Stout
    2. Subcategory: British-Style Imperial Stout
  43. Scotch Ale
    1. Subcategory: Traditional Scotch Ale
    2. Subcategory: Peated Scotch Ale
  44. Old Ale or Strong Ale
    1. Subcategory: Old Ale
    2. Subcategory: Strong Ale
  45. Barley Wine-Style Ale
    1. Subcategory: American-Style Barley Wine Ale
    2. Subcategory: British-Style Barley Wine Ale