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urn:gs1:gdd:cl:BeerStyleTypeCode
Code List : BeerStyleTypeCode
Definition : A value to provide a style name for beer products, such as Brown Porter, Imperial Stout, Witbier.
Domain : GDSN
Status : CURRENT
Publication Date : 04 May 2021
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Code ValueNameDefinitionChange DateVersionStatus
AMERICAN_STYLE_AMBER_RED_ALE American Style Amber/Red Ale Amber ale is a pale ale brewed with a proportion of amber malt and sometimes crystal malt to produce an amber colour generally ranging from light copper to light brown. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_BARLEY_WINE_ALE American Style Barley Wine Ale American Style Barley wine ale is a style of strong ale, crafted originally in America, of between 6 11% alcohol by volume. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_BROWN_ALE American Style Brown Ale American Style Brown ales are a style of beer, crafted originally in America, with a dark amber or brown colour. Brown ales are lightly hopped and brewed from 100% brown malt. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_CREAM_ALE American Style Cream Ale "American Style Cream ale is light in colour and are well attenuated, crafted originally in America. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_FRUIT_BEER American Style Fruit Beer "Most fruit beers are ales however, they typically do not carry an ale character. In order to allow for the fruit flavour to come through nicely, the malt’s flavour is not dominant and there is a low bitterness level to the beer. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_IMPERIAL_PORTER American Style Imperial Porter Imperial porter is a dark style of beer from well-hopped beers made from brown malt. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_IMPERIAL_STOUT American Style Imperial Stout American Style Imperial stout is a strong dark beer, originally crafted in America. Imperial stouts have a high alcohol content, usually over 9% abv, and are among the darkest available beer styles. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_INDIA_PALE_ALE American Style India Pale Ale American Style India Pale Ale (IPA) is a style of pale ale, originally crafted in America. The colour of an IPA can vary from a light gold to a reddish amber. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_LAGER American Style Lager American Style Lager is a type of beer, originally crafted in America, conditioned at low temperatures. Lagers can be pale, amber, or dark. Pale lager is the most widely consumed and commercially available style of beer. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_MALT_LIQUOR American Style Malt Liquor Malt liquor, in North America, is beer with high alcohol content. Legally, it often includes any alcoholic beverage with 5% or more alcohol by volume made with malted barley. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_PALE_ALE American Style Pale Ale American Style Pale ale is a top fermented beer, crafted originally in America, made with predominantly pale malt. The highest proportion of pale malts results in a lighter colour. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_PILSNER American Style Pilsner American Style Pilsners are made with neutral and hard water. They tend to be golden in colour with a dry, crisp, and somewhat bitter flavour. Pilsner stands out from other lagers due to its more distinctive hop taste. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_PORTER American Style Porter American Style Porter is a dark style of beer made from brown malt, crafted originally in America. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_STOUT American Style Stout American Style stout is a dark, top fermented beer, crafted originally in America, with a number of variations, including dry stout, Baltic porter, milk stout, and imperial stout. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AMERICAN_STYLE_STRONG_PALE_ALE American Style Strong Pale Ale Strong pale ales are ales made predominantly with pale malts. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
AUSTRALIAN_STYLE_PALE_ALE Australian Style Pale Ale Australian Style Pale ale is a top fermented beer, crafted originally in Australia, made with predominantly pale malt. The highest proportion of pale malts results in a lighter colour. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BALTIC_STYLE_PORTER Baltic Style Porter Baltic Style Porter is a dark style of beer made from brown malt, crafted originally around the Baltic Sea. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BELGIAN_STYLE_BLONDE_ALE Belgian Style Blonde Ale Belgian Style Blonde ales are very pale in colour. They tend to be clear, crisp, and dry, with low to medium bitterness and aroma from hops, and some sweetness from malt. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BELGIAN_STYLE_FLANDERS_OUD_BRUIN_OR_OUD_RED_ALE Belgian Style Flanders Oud Bruin or Oud Red Ale Belgian Style Flanders Oud Bruin or Oud Red ale, is a style of sour ale, crafted originally in Belgium. Flanders red ale is fermented with organisms other than Saccharomyces cerevisiae, especially Lactobacillus, which produces a sour character attributable to lactic acid. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BELGIAN_STYLE_FRUIT_BEER Belgian Style Fruit Beer "Most fruit beers are ales however, they typically do not carry an ale character. In order to allow for the fruit flavour to come through nicely, the malt’s flavour is not dominant and there is a low bitterness level to the beer. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BELGIAN_STYLE_FRUIT_LAMBIC Belgian Style Fruit Lambic "Belgian Style Fruit Lambic beers, originally crafted in Belgium, include gueuze and kriek Lambic and infused with fruit flavours. Lambic differs from most other beers in that it is fermented through exposure to wild yeasts and bacteria, as opposed to exposure to carefully cultivated strains of brewer's yeast. This process gives the beer its distinctive flavour: dry, vinous, and cidery, usually with a sour aftertaste. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BELGIAN_STYLE_GUEUZE_LAMBIC Belgian Style Gueuze Lambic Belgian Style Gueuze is a type of Lambic beer, originally crafted in Belgium. It is made by blending young (1 year old) and old (2 to 3 year old) Lambic, which is bottled for a second fermentation. Because the young Lambic are not fully fermented, the blended beer contains fermentable sugars, which allow a second fermentation to occur. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BELGIAN_STYLE_LAMBIC Belgian Style Lambic Belgian Style Lambic beers, originally crafted in Belgium, include gueuze and kriek Lambic. Lambic differs from most other beers in that it is fermented through exposure to wild yeasts and bacteria, as opposed to exposure to carefully cultivated strains of brewer's yeast. This process gives the beer its distinctive flavour: dry, vinous, and cidery, usually with a sour aftertaste. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BELGIAN_STYLE_PALE_ALE Belgian Style Pale Ale Belgian Style Pale ale is a top fermented beer, crafted originally in Belgium, made with predominantly pale malt. The highest proportion of pale malts results in a lighter colour. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BELGIAN_STYLE_WITBIER Belgian Style Witbier Belgian Style Witbier, white beer, bière blanche, or simply witte is a barley/wheat, top fermented beer, crafted originally in Belgium. It gets its name from the suspended yeast and wheat proteins which cause the beer to look hazy, or white, when cold. It is a descendant from those medieval beers which were flavoured and preserved with a blend of spices and other plants such as coriander, orange, and bitter orange referred to as "gruit" instead of using hops. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BERLINER_STYLE_WEISSE Berliner Style Weisse Weisse is a cloudy, sour beer of around 3% alcohol by volume. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BITTER Bitter Bitter is a British style of pale ale that varies in colour from gold to dark amber, and in strength typically from 3% to 5.5% alcohol by volume. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BOHEMIAN_STYLE_PILSENER Bohemian Style Pilsener (Pilsner) Bohemian Style Pilseners (Pilsner) are made with neutral and hard water. They tend to be golden in colour with a dry, crisp, and somewhat bitter flavour. Pilsener stands out from other lagers due to its more distinctive hop taste. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BRETT_BEER Brett Beer Brett beers vary in colour and can take on the hues of added fruits or other ingredients. Horsey, goaty, leathery, phenolic and some fruity acidic character derived from Brettanomyces organisms may be evident, but in balance with other components of a Brett beer. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BRITISH_STYLE_BARLEY_WINE_ALE British Style Barley Wine Ale British Style Barley wine ale is a style of strong ale, crafted originally in Great Britain, of between 6 11% alcohol by volume. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BRITISH_STYLE_GOLDEN_ALE British Style Golden Ale First developed in the UK, Golden ales are straw coloured with a slight hint of citrus and vanilla. The beer can sometimes contain spicier flavours. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BRITISH_STYLE_IMPERIAL_STOUT British Style Imperial Stout British Style Imperial stout is a strong dark beer, originally crafted in Great Britain. Imperial stouts have a high alcohol content, usually over 9% abv, and are among the darkest available beer styles. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
BROWN_PORTER Brown Porter Brown porter is a dark style of beer from well-hopped beers made from brown malt. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
CALIFORNIA_COMMON_BEER California Common Beer Steam beer or California Common Beer is a highly effervescent beer made by fermenting lager yeasts at warmer ale yeast fermentation temperatures. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
CHILLI_PEPPER_BEER Chilli Pepper Beer "A lager or ale which has been infused with flavour from Chilli Peppers. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
CHOCOLATE_OR_COCOA_BEER Chocolate or Cocoa Beer Chocolate beer can be an ale or lager that benefits from the addition of any type of chocolate or cocoa. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
COFFEE_BEER Coffee Beer "Coffee beer can be either a lager beer or an ale beer, with coffee added to boost flavour. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
CONTEMPORARY_GOSE Contemporary Gose Contemporary Gose is a warm fermented beer that originated in Goslar, Germany. It is usually brewed with at least 50% of the grain bill being malted wheat. Dominant flavours in gose include a lemon sourness, an herbal characteristic, and a strong saltiness (the result of either local water sources or added salt). Gose beers typically do not have prominent hop bitterness, flavours, or aroma. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
CREAM_ALE Cream Ale "Cream ale is light in colour and are well attenuated. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
CZECH_PALE_LAGER Czech Pale Lager "Pale lager is a very pale-to-golden-coloured lager beer with a well attenuated body and a varying degree of noble hop bitterness. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
DARK_MILD Dark Mild "Malt and caramel are part of the flavour and aroma profile of Dark Mild beer, while licorice and roast malt tones may sometimes contribute as well. Hop bitterness is very low to low. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
DOPPELBOCK Doppelbock Doppelbock or double bock is a stronger version of traditional bock. Historically, Doppelbock was high in alcohol and sweet, thus serving as "liquid bread" for the Friars during times of fasting, when solid food was not permitted. Today, Doppelbock is still strong—ranging from 7%–12% or more by volume. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
DOUBLE_IPA Double IPA Double India Pale Ale (IPA) is a style of pale ale. They are a stronger, very hoppy variant of IPAs. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
DOUBLE_RED_ALE Double Red Ale "Double Red Ale has intense hop bitterness, flavour and aroma balanced by high notable alcohol content, fruity esters and caramel malt character. It is dark reddish-copper in colour and full-bodied. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
DUNKLES_WEISSBIER Dunkles Weissbier A dark wheat version of a Weizenbier. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
EISBOCK Eisbock Eisbock is a traditional specialty beer made by partially freezing a Doppelbock and removing the water ice to concentrate the flavour and alcohol content, which ranges from 9% to 13% by volume. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
ENGLISH_STYLE_BROWN_ALE English Style Brown Ale English Style Brown ales are a style of beer, crafted originally in England, with a dark amber or brown colour. Brown ales are lightly hopped and brewed from 100% brown malt. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
ENGLISH_STYLE_DARK_MILD_ALE English Style Dark Mild Ale "Malt and caramel are part of the flavour and aroma profile of the English style mild while licorice and roast malt tones may sometimes contribute as well. Hop bitterness is very low to low. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
ENGLISH_STYLE_INDIA_PALE_ALE English Style India Pale Ale English Style India pale ale (IPA) is a style of pale ale, originally crafted in England. The colour of an IPA can vary from a light gold to a reddish amber. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
ENGLISH_STYLE_PALE_ALE English Style Pale Ale English Style Pale ale is a top fermented beer, crafted originally in England, made with predominantly pale malt. The highest proportion of pale malts results in a lighter colour. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
ENGLISH_STYLE_PALE_MILD_ALE English Style Pale Mild Ale English Style Pale Mild ale is a top fermented beer, crafted originally in England, made with predominantly pale malt but with a milder flavor. The highest proportion of pale malts results in a lighter colour. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
ENGLISH_STYLE_PORTER English Style Porter English Style Porter is a dark style of beer made from brown malt, crafted originally in England. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
ENGLISH_STYLE_SUMMER_ALE English Style Summer Ale Seasonal ale brewed with lighter "summery" flavours. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
EUROPEAN_STYLE_DARK_LAGER European Style Dark Lager "Dunkel, or Dunkles, is a word used for several types of dark German lager. Dunkel is the German word meaning dark, and Dunkel beers typically range in colour from amber to dark reddish brown. They are characterized by their smooth malty flavour. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
EXTRA_SPECIAL_BITTER Extra Special Bitter "Extra Special Bitters are essentially more aggressive and more balanced Bitters, both in alcohol and hop character. The colour range will be similar, though ESBs lean toward the darker end of the scale; dark golds to copper. Low in carbonation. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
FESTBIER Festbier Festbier is brewed with imported specialty malts to create a medium bodied, malty, amber lager with a smooth finish. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
FIELD_BEER Field Beer Field beer is made with vegetables and herbs which are added during any portion of the brewing process, providing obvious yet harmonious qualities. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
FLANDERS_RED_ALE Flanders Red Ale Flanders Red ale or Flemish red brown, is a style of sour ale. Flanders red ale is fermented with organisms other than Saccharomyces cerevisiae, especially Lactobacillus, which produces a sour character attributable to lactic acid. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
FOREIGN_EXTRA_STOUT Foreign Extra Stout "Foreign Extra Stout is brewed with generous hops and roasted barley for a bittersweet balance and full-flavoured, natural bite. Developed for export, the addition of extra hops ensured this Stout would arrive in perfect condition. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
FRENCH_AND_BELGIAN_STYLE_SAISON French & Belgian Style Saison French & Belgian Style Saison is a pale ale, crafted originally in France and Belgium, that is highly carbonated, fruity, spicy, and often bottle conditioned. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
FRENCH_STYLE_BIèRE_DE_GARDE French Style Bière de Garde Bière de Garde, or "keeping beer", is a pale ale usually brewed by farmhouses in the winter and spring, to avoid unpredictable problems with the yeast during the summertime. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
FRUIT_LAMBIC Fruit Lambic Fruit Lambic beers include gueuze and kriek Lambic and infused with fruit flavours. Lambic differs from most other beers in that it is fermented through exposure to wild yeasts and bacteria, as opposed to exposure to carefully cultivated strains of brewer's yeast. This process gives the beer its distinctive flavour: dry, vinous, and cidery, usually with a sour aftertaste. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
FRUIT_WHEAT_BEER Fruit Wheat Beer "Wheat beer which has added fruit flavourings. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_ALTBIER German Style Altbier Altbier is a style of beer which is top-fermented, an older method than the bottom fermentation of other lager beers. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_BOCK German Style Bock Bock is a strong lager of German origin. Several substyles exist, including maibock (helles bock, heller bock), a paler, more hopped version generally made for consumption at spring festivals; doppelbock (double bock), a stronger and maltier version; and eisbock, a much stronger version made by partially freezing the beer and removing the ice that forms. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_DOPPELBOCK German Style Doppelbock German Style Doppelbock is a stronger version of traditional bock, crafted originally in Germany. Historically, Doppelbock was high in alcohol and sweet, thus serving as "liquid bread" for the Friars during times of fasting, when solid food was not permitted. Today, Doppelbock is still strong—ranging from 7%–12% or more by volume. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_EISBOCK German Style Eisbock German Style Eisbock is a traditional specialty beer, originally crafted in Germany, made by partially freezing a Doppelbock and removing the water ice to concentrate the flavour and alcohol content, which ranges from 9% to 13% by volume. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_HELLER_BOCK_MAIBOCK German Style Heller Bock/Maibock The maibock style, also known as helles bock or heller bock, is a helles lager brewed to bock strength; therefore, still as strong as traditional bock, but lighter in colour and with more hop presence. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_HELLES_EXPORTBIER German Style Helles Exportbier Dortmunder Export or Dortmunder is a pale lager. It is a soft-textured beer influenced by the Pilsner lager brewed in Pilsen. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_KOELSCH German Style Kölsch Kölsch is a style of beer originating in Cologne, Germany. It has an original gravity between 11 and 16 degrees Plato (specific gravity of 1.044 to 1.065). In appearance, it is bright and clear with a straw-yellow hue. "Kölsch" has had a protected geographical indication (PGI) within the European Union, indicating a beer that is made within 50 km/30 miles of the city of Köln and brewed according to the Kölsch Konvention as defined by the members of the Köln Brewery Association (Kölner Brauerei-Verband). 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_LEICHTES_WEIZEN German Style Leichtes Weizen "This German wheat beer has a lighter mouthfeel than a traditional hefeweizen. Leichtes weizen is bright and refreshing with notes of banana, clove and sweet bread highlighted in its aroma and flavour. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_MAERZEN German Style Maerzen "German Style Märzen or Märzenbier is a lager, crafted originally in Germany, with a medium to full body and may vary in colour from pale through amber to dark brown. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_OKTOBERFEST_WIESN German Style Oktoberfest/Wiesn Lager which is brewed to celebrate Oktoberfest. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_PILSNER German Style Pilsner German Style Pilsners are made with neutral and hard water. They tend to be golden in colour with a dry, crisp, and somewhat bitter flavour. Pilsner stands out from other lagers due to its more distinctive hop taste. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_RYE_ALE German Style Rye Ale German Style Rye beer refers to any beer, crafted originally in Germany, in which rye (generally malted) is substituted for some portion of the barley. Rye beers are considered specialty beers that are brewed with unusual fermentables such as rice, corn, or wheat. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GERMAN_STYLE_SCHWARZBIER German Style Schwarzbier German Style Schwarzbier, or black beer, is a dark lager, crafted originally in Germany, which tend to have an opaque, black colour with hints of chocolate or coffee flavours, and are generally around 5% ABV. They are similar to stout in that they are made from roasted malt, which gives them their dark colour. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GOLDEN_OR_BLONDE_ALE Golden or Blonde Ale Golden or Blonde ales are very pale in colour and tend to be clear, crisp, and dry, with low to medium bitterness and aroma from hops, and some sweetness from malt. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GOSE Gose Gose is a warm fermented beer usually brewed with at least 50% of the grain bill being malted wheat. Dominant flavours in gose include a lemon sourness, a herbal characteristic, and a strong saltiness. Gose beers typically do not have prominent hop bitterness, flavours, or aroma. The beers typically have a moderate alcohol content of 4 to 5% ABV. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
GUEUZE Gueuze Gueuze is a type of Lambic beer. It is made by blending young (1 year old) and old (2 to 3 year old) Lambic, which is bottled for a second fermentation. Because the young Lambic are not fully fermented, the blended beer contains fermentable sugars, which allow a second fermentation to occur. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
HELLES_BOCK Helles Bock A strong, bottom-fermented spring beer, and one designed to bridge the chasm from hearty wintry brews to bright summer fare. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
HERB_AND_SPICE_BEER Herb and Spice Beer "An herb and spice beer is a lager or ale that contains flavours derived from flowers, roots, seeds or certain fruits or vegetables. Typically the hop character is low, allowing the added ingredient to shine through. The appearance, mouthfeel and aromas vary depending on the herb or spice used. This beer style encompasses innovative examples as well as traditional holiday and winter ales. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
HONEY Honey A full-bodied beer with a creamy texture and copper colour. Honey beers are slightly sweet with hints of caramel. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
IMPERIAL_OR_DOUBLE_INDIA_PALE_ALE Imperial or Double India Pale Ale Imperial or Double India Pale Ale is a style of pale ale. They are a stronger, very hoppy variant of IPAs. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
IMPERIAL_RED_ALE Imperial Red Ale "Imperial Red Ale is a beer ranging from amber to deep crimson in colour, with a robust, sweet, toasted malt character that is balanced by a bold, pronounced hop profile. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
IMPERIAL_STOUT Imperial Stout Imperial stout is a strong dark beer. Imperial stouts have a high alcohol content, usually over 9% abv, and are among the darkest available beer styles. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
INTERNATIONAL_STYLE_PALE_ALE International Style Pale Ale International Style Pale ale is a top fermented beer, crafted from various recipes around the world, made with predominantly pale malt. The highest proportion of pale malts results in a lighter colour. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
INTERNATIONAL_STYLE_PALE_LAGER International Style Pale Lager International Style Pale lager is a top fermented beer, crafted from various recipes around the world, made with predominantly pale malt. The highest proportion of pale malts results in a lighter colour. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
INTERNATIONAL_STYLE_PILSNER International Style Pilsner International Style Pilsners are made with neutral and hard water. They tend to be golden in colour with a dry, crisp, and somewhat bitter flavour. Pilsner stands out from other lagers due to its more distinctive hop taste. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
IRISH_STYLE_DRY_STOUT Irish Style Dry Stout Dry stout are stout beers which are less sweet than other stout beers. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
IRISH_STYLE_EXTRA_STOUT Irish Style Extra Stout Extra Stout is a dark, top-fermented beer which are stronger than traditional stout beers. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
IRISH_STYLE_RED_ALE Irish Style Red Ale Irish red ale, red ale, or Irish ale is a name used by brewers in Ireland. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
IRISH_STYLE_STOUT Irish Style Stout Irish Style stout is a dark, top fermented beer, crafted originally in Irish, with a number of variations, including dry stout, Baltic porter, milk stout, and imperial stout. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
KOELSCH Kölsch Kölsch is a style of beer with an original gravity between 11 and 16 degrees Plato (specific gravity of 1.044 to 1.065). 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
LAMBIC Lambic Lambic beers include gueuze and kriek Lambic. Lambic differs from most other beers in that it is fermented through exposure to wild yeasts and bacteria, as opposed to exposure to carefully cultivated strains of brewer's yeast. This process gives the beer its distinctive flavour: dry, vinous, and cidery, usually with a sour aftertaste. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
LEIPZIG_STYLE_GOSE Leipzig Style Gose Leipzig-Style Gose is a warm fermented beer that originated in Goslar, Germany. It is usually brewed with at least 50% of the grain bill being malted wheat. Dominant flavours in gose include a lemon sourness, an herbal characteristic, and a strong saltiness (the result of either local water sources or added salt). Gose beers typically do not have prominent hop bitterness, flavours, or aroma. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
LIME Lime Typically light in flavour with a refreshing lime taste. The intensity of the lime can differ from very subtle to strong. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
MAERZEN Märzen "Märzen or Märzenbier is a lager with a medium to full body and may vary in colour from pale through amber to dark brown. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
MIXED_CULTURE_BRETT_BEER Mixed-Culture Brett Beer Mixed Culture Brett beers vary in colour and can take on the hues of added fruits or other ingredients. Horsey, goaty, leathery, phenolic and some fruity acidic character derived from a mixed variety of Brettanomyces organisms may be evident, but in balance with other components of a Brett beer. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
MUENCHNER_MUNICH_STYLE_DUNKEL Münchner (Munich) Style Dunkel "Dunkel, or Dunkles, is a word used for several types of dark German lager. Dunkel is the German word meaning dark, and Dunkel beers typically range in colour from amber to dark reddish brown. They are characterized by their smooth malty flavour. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
MUENCHNER_MUNICH_STYLE_HELLES Münchner (Munich) Style Helles Helles or Hell is a traditional German pale lager beer, produced chiefly in Southern Germany, particularly Munich. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
OATMEAL_STOUT Oatmeal Stout Stout is a dark, top-fermented beer with a number of variations, including dry stout, Baltic porter, milk stout, and imperial stout. Oatmeal stout is a stout with a proportion of oats, normally a maximum of 30%, added during the brewing process. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
OLD_ALE Old Ale Old ale is a term commonly applied to dark, malty beers in England, generally above 5% ABV, also to dark ales of any strength in Australia 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
ORDINARY_BITTER Ordinary Bitter Ordinary Bitter is a variation of a British style of pale ale that varies in colour from gold to dark amber, and in strength typically from 3% to 5.5% alcohol by volume. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
OUD_BRUIN Oud Bruin Oud Bruin, is a style of sour ale fermented with organisms other than Saccharomyces cerevisiae, especially Lactobacillus, which produces a sour character attributable to lactic acid. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
PUMPKIN_SPICE_BEER Pumpkin Spice Beer Perhaps the most seasonal of seasonal beers, the Pumpkin Spice beer style is brewed with pumpkin spices. Since the fruit does not have much of a taste by itself, many craft brewers have taken to adding spices typically found in pumpkin pie, like cinnamon and clove. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
PUMPKIN_SQUASH_BEER Pumpkin/Squash Beer Perhaps the most seasonal of seasonal beers, the Pumpkin/Squash beer style can be brewed with pumpkin or even winter squash. Since the fruit does not have much of a taste by itself, many craft brewers have taken to adding spices typically found in pumpkin pie, like cinnamon and clove. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
ROBUST_PORTER Robust Porter Robust porter is a dark style of beer from well-hopped beers made from brown malt. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
RYE_BEER Rye Beer Rye beer refers to any beer in which rye (generally malted) is substituted for some portion of the barley. Rye beers are considered specialty beers that are brewed with unusual fermentables such as rice, corn, or wheat. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SAISON Saison Saison is a pale ale that is highly carbonated, fruity, spicy, and often bottle conditioned. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SCHWARZBIER Schwarzbier Schwarzbier, or black beer, is a dark lager which tend to have an opaque, black colour with hints of chocolate or coffee flavours, and are generally around 5% ABV. They are similar to stout in that they are made from roasted malt, which gives them their dark colour. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SCOTCH_ALE Scotch Ale Scotch ale tends toward sweetness from residual sugars, malty notes, and a full body. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SESSION_INDIA_PALE_ALE Session India Pale Ale Session India Pale Ale (IPA) is a style of pale ale. The colour of an IPA can vary from a light gold to a reddish amber. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SMOKE_PORTER Smoke Porter Smoke porter is a dark style of beer from well-hopped beers made from brown malt. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SOUTH_GERMAN_STYLE_BERNSTEINFARBENES_WEIZEN South German Style Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen is a style of Weizenbock. Weizenbock is a style of bock brewed using wheat instead of barley. The style combines darker Munich malts and top-fermenting wheat beer yeast, brewed at the strength of a doppelbock. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SOUTH_GERMAN_STYLE_DUNKEL_WEIZEN South German Style Dunkel Weizen The German-style Dunkelweizen can be considered a cross between a German-style Dunkel and a hefeweizen. Distinguished by its sweet maltiness and chocolate-like character, it can also have banana and clove (and occasionally vanilla or bubblegum) esters from weizen ale yeast. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SOUTH_GERMAN_STYLE_HEFEWEIZEN South German Style Hefeweizen "Hefeweizen is particularly noted for its low hop bitterness (about 15 IBUs) and relatively high carbonation (approaching four volumes), considered important to balance the beer's relatively malty sweetness. Another balancing flavour note unique to Hefeweizen beer is its phenolic character; its signature phenol is 4-vinyl guaiacol,[8] a metabolite of ferulic acid, the result of fermentation by top-fermenting yeast appropriate for the style. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SOUTH_GERMAN_STYLE_KRISTAL_WEIZEN South German Style Kristal Weizen "This wheat beer, sometimes called “Kristal Weissbier,” is filtered after fermentation to remove yeast. The result is a crystal-clear weizen beer with no haze or clouds. Exhibiting aroma and flavour characteristics similar to Hefeweizen, Kristalweizen German beer is generally perceived as more crisp and clean on the palate. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SOUTH_GERMAN_STYLE_WEIZENBOCK South German Style Weizenbock South German Style Weizenbock is a style of bock. Crafted originally in Southern Germany brewed using wheat instead of barley. The style combines darker Munich malts and top fermenting wheat beer yeast, brewed at the strength of a Doppelbock. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SPECIAL_OR_BEST_BITTER Special or Best Bitter Special or Best Bitter Saison is a style of Bitter. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SPECIALTY_HONEY_BEER Specialty Honey Beer Specialty honey Beer is a style of Honey beer. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SPECIALTY_IPA Specialty IPA Specialty India pale ale is a style of pale ale. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SPECIALTY_SAISON Specialty Saison Specialty Saison is a style of Saison. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
SWEET_STOUT_OR_CREAM_STOUT Sweet Stout or Cream Stout Stout is a dark, top-fermented beer with a number of variations, including dry stout, Baltic porter, milk stout, and imperial stout. Milk stout (also called sweet stout or cream stout) is a stout containing lactose, a sugar derived from milk. Because lactose cannot be fermented by beer yeast, it adds sweetness and body to the finished beer. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
TROPICAL_STOUT Tropical Stout "Stout is a dark, top-fermented beer with a number of variations, including dry stout, Baltic porter, milk stout, and imperial stout. Tropical stout is a stout containing tropical flavouruings. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
VIENNA_LAGER Vienna Lager "Distinctly amber coloured Vienna lager is a reddish-brown or copper-coloured beer with medium body and slight malt sweetness. The malt aroma and flavour may have a toasted character. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
VIENNA_STYLE_LAGER Vienna Style Lager Vienna Style Lager is a type of beer, originally crafted in Vienna, conditioned at low temperatures. Lagers can be pale, amber, or dark. Pale lager is the most widely consumed and commercially available style of beer. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
WEE_HEAVY Wee Heavy Wee Heavy is a version of Scotch Ale. Scotch ale tends toward sweetness from residual sugars, malty notes, and a full body. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
WEISSBIER Weissbier Weizenbier or Hefeweizen or Weißbier is a beer, traditionally from Bavaria, in which a significant proportion of malted barley is replaced with malted wheat. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
WEIZENBOCK Weizenbock Weizenbock is a style of bock brewed using wheat instead of barley. The style combines darker Munich malts and top fermenting wheat beer yeast, brewed at the strength of a Doppelbock. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
WILD_BEER Wild Beer Wild beer is brewed with something in addition to—or in place of—traditional brewer’s yeast, such as Brettanomyces. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
WITBIER Witbier Witbier, white beer, bière blanche, or simply witte is a barley/wheat, top fermented beer. It gets its name from the suspended yeast and wheat proteins which cause the beer to look hazy, or white, when cold. It is a descendant from those medieval beers which were flavoured and preserved with a blend of spices and other plants such as coriander, orange, and bitter orange referred to as "gruit" instead of using hops. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
WOOD_AND_BARREL_AGED_BEER Wood and Barrel-Aged Beer A Lager aged in wood barrels. Lagers can be pale, amber, or dark. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
WOOD_AND_BARREL_AGED_DARK_BEER Wood and Barrel-Aged Dark Beer "A dark beer which has been aged in wood barrels. They range in colour from amber to dark reddish brown. They are characterized by their smooth malty flavour. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
WOOD_AND_BARREL_AGED_PALE_TO_AMBER_BEER Wood and Barrel-Aged Pale to Amber Beer "A Pale lager, aged in wood barrels, which is a very pale-to-golden-coloured lager beer with a well attenuated body and a varying degree of noble hop bitterness. " 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
WOOD_AND_BARREL_AGED_SOUR_BEER Wood and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer A sour beer, aged in wood barrels, which has an intentionally acidic, tart or sour taste. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT
WOOD_AND_BARREL_AGED_STRONG_BEER Wood and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer A strong beer, aged in wood barrels. 04 May 2021 1 CURRENT