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Beer Style
   Guideline 1601


HYBRID/MIXED BEER STYLES
1. American-Style Wheat Beer
- 1-A. Light American Wheat Beer without Yeast
- 1-B. Dark American Wheat Beer without Yeast
2. American-Style Wheat Beer with Yeast
- 2-A. Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
- 2-B. Dark American Wheat Beer with Yeast
3. Fruit Beer
4. Fruit Wheat Beer
5. Belgian-Style 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
- 13-A. Rye Beer
- 13-B. German-Style Rye Ale
14. Honey Beer
15. Session Beer
16. Session India Pale Ale
17. Other Strong Beer
- 17-A. Other Strong Ale or Lager
- 17-B. American-Style Imperial Porter
- 17-C. American-Style Wheat Wine
- 17-D. American-Style Ice Lager
- 17-E. American-Style Malt Liquor
18. Experimental Beer
- 18-A. Experimental Beer
- 18-B. Ginjo Beer or Sake-Yeast Beer
- 18-C. Wild Beer
19. Fresh or Wet Hop Ale
20. Historical Beer
- 20-A. Historical Beer
- 20-B. Dutch-Style Kuyt
- 20-C. Adambier
21. Gluten-Free Beer
22. American-Belgo-Style Ale
- 22-A. Pale American-Belgo-Style Ale
- 22-B. Dark American-Belgo-Style Ale
23. American-Style Sour Ale
- 23-A. American-Style Sour Ale
- 23-B. Fruited American-Style Sour Ale
24. Brett Beer
- 24-A. Brett Beer
- 24-B. Mixed Culture Brett Beer
25. Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer
- 25-A. Wood- and Barrel-Aged Pale to Amber Beer
- 25-B. 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
- 28-A. Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
- 28-B. Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
29. Aged Beer
30. Kellerbier or Zwickelbier
- 30-A. Unfiltered German-Style Ale
- 30-B. Unfiltered German-Style Lager
31. Smoke Beer
- 31-A. Bamberg-Style Weiss Rauchbier
- 31-B. Bamberg-Style Helles Rauchbier
- 31-C. Bamberg-Style Maerzen Rauchbier
- 31-D. Bamberg-Style Bock Rauchbier
- 31-E. Grodziskie
- 31-F. Smoke Porter
- 31-G. Other Smoke Beer

LAGER BEER STYLES
Styles of Other Origin
32. Light Lager
- 32-A. German-Style Leichtbier
- 32-B. Australasian, Latin American or Tropical-Style Light Lager
- 32-C. American-Style Light Lager
- 32-D. American-Style Amber Light Lager
33. International-Style Lager
- 33-A. International-Style Pilsener
- 33-B. Other International-Style Lager

Styles of European and German Origin
34. Baltic-Style Porter
35. German-Style Pilsener
36. Bohemian-Style Pilsener
37. Muenchner-Style Helles
38. Dortmunder/Export or German-Style Oktoberfest
- 38-A. Dortmunder/European-Style Export
- 38-B. German-Style Oktoberfest/Wiesn
39. Vienna-Style Lager
40. German-Style Maerzen
41. European-Style Dark/Muenchner Dunkel
42. German-Style Schwarzbier
43. German-Style Bock or Maibock
- 43-A. Traditional German-Style Bock
- 43-B. German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
44. German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock
- 44-A. German-Style Doppelbock
- 44-B. German-Style Eisbock

Styles of North American Origin
45. American-Style Lager
- 45-A. American-Style Lager
- 45-B. American-Style Pilsener
- 45-C. American-Style Cream Ale
46. American-Style Amber Lager
- 46-A. American-Style Amber Lager
- 46-B. California Common Beer
- 46-C. American-Style Maerzen/Oktoberfest
47. American-Style Dark Lager

ALE BEER STYLES
Styles of Other Origin
48. Australian- or International-Style Pale Ale
- 48-A. Australian-Style Pale Ale
- 48-B. International-Style Pale Ale

Styles of German Origin
49. German-Style Koelsch
50. German-Style Altbier
51. German-Style Sour Ale
- 51-A. Berliner-Style Weisse
- 51-B. Leipzig-Style Gose
- 51-C. Contemporary Gose
52. South German-Style Hefeweizen
53. German-Style Wheat Ale
- 53-A. German-Style Kristal Weizen
- 53-B. German-Style Leichtes Weizen
- 53-C. South German-Style Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen
- 53-D. South German-Style Dunkel Weizen
54. South German-Style Weizenbock

Styles of Belgian and French Origin
55. Belgian-Style Witbier
56. French- & Belgian-Style Saison
57. Belgian- and French-Style Ale
- 57-A. French-Style Biere de Garde
- 57-B. Other Belgian- and French-Style Ale
58. Belgian-Style Pale Ale or Blonde Ale
- 58-A. Belgian-Style Pale Ale
- 58-B. Belgian-Style Blonde Ale
59. Belgian-Style Sour Ale
- 59-A. Belgian-Style Lambic
- 59-B. Belgian-Style Gueuze Lambic
- 59-C. Belgian-Style Fruit Lambic
- 59-D. Other Belgian-Style Sour Ale
60. Belgian-Style Flanders Oud Bruin or Oud Red Ale
61. Belgian-Style Dubbel or Quadrupel
- 61-A. Belgian-Style Dubbel
- 61-B. Belgian-Style Quadrupel
62. Belgian-Style Tripel
63. Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
64. Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
65. Other Belgian-Style Ale
- 65-A. Other Belgian-Style Abbey Ale
- 65-B. Other Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
- 65-C. Belgian-Style Table Beer
- 65-D. Other Belgian-Style Ale

Styles of British Origin
66. English-Style Mild Ale
- 66-A. English-Style Pale Mild Ale
- 66-B. English-Style Dark Mild Ale
67. English-Style Summer Ale
68. Ordinary or Special Bitter
- 68-A. Ordinary Bitter
- 68-B. Special Bitter or Best Bitter
69. Classic English-Style Pale Ale
70. Extra Special Bitter
- 70-A. American-Style Extra Special Bitter
- 70-B. English-Style Extra Special Bitter
71. English-Style India Pale Ale
72. Scottish-Style Ale
- 72-A. Scottish-Style Light Ale
- 72-B. Scottish-Style Heavy Ale
- 72-C. Scottish-Style Export Ale
73. English-Style Brown Ale
74. Brown Porter
75. Robust Porter
76. Sweet Stout or Cream Stout
77. Oatmeal Stout
78. Scotch Ale
- 78-A. Traditional Scotch Ale
- 78-B. Peated Scotch Ale
79. British-Style Imperial Stout
80. Old Ale or Strong Ale
- 80-A. Old Ale
- 80-B. Strong Ale
81. Barley Wine-Style Ale
- 81-A. American-Style Barley Wine Ale
- 81-B. British-Style Barley Wine Ale

Styles of Irish Origin
82. Irish-Style Red Ale
83. Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
84. Export Stout

Styles of North American Origin
85. Golden or Blonde Ale
86. American-Style Pale Ale
87. American-Style Strong Pale Ale
88. American-Style India Pale Ale
89. Imperial India Pale Ale
90. American-Style Amber/Red Ale
91. Double Red Ale
92. Imperial Red Ale
93. American-Style Brown Ale
94. American-Style Black Ale
95. American-Style Stout
96. American-Style Imperial Stout

FREE-STYLE BEERS
97. Free-Style Light Lager
98. Free-Style Dark Lager
99. Free-Style Light Ale
100. Free-Style Dark Ale
101. Free-Style High-Alcohol Light Lager
102. Free-Style High-Alcohol Dark Lager
103. Free-Style High-Alcohol Light Ale
104. Free-Style High-Alcohol Dark Ale
105. Free-Style Tax-Saving Malt Beverage (Happoushu)
106. Other Beer-Flavored Alcohol Beverage