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Style Guidelines & Categories

1. PALE ALE
2. PALE LAGER
3. DARK ALE & LAGER
4. STRONG ALE & LAGER
5. BRITISH ALE
6. PORTER & STOUT
7. BELGIAN ALE
8. WHEAT & RYE BEER



PALE ALE

  • Cream Ale
  • Blonde Ale
  • Australian Pale Ale
  • English Pale Ale
  • American Pale Ale
  • Kolsch
  • Belgian Pale Ale


PALE LAGER

  • Australian Lager
  • Premium Australian Lager,Pale Continental Lager
  • Munich Helles
  • Dortmunder Export
  • Classic American Pilsener
  • German Pilsener
  • Bohemian Pilsner



DARK ALE & LAGER

  • Vienna Lager
  • Oktoberfest/Marzen
  • North German Altbier
  • California Common Beer
  • Munich Dunkel
  • Schwarzbier
  • Northern English Brown Ale
  • Southern English Brown Ale
  • Australian Dark/Old Ale
  • Dusseldorf Altbier
  • American Brown Ale
  • American Amber Ale



STRONG ALE & LAGER

  • Maibock/Hellesbock
  • Strong Pale Lager
  • Traditional Bock
  • Doppelbock
  • Eisbock
  • Old Ale (English Strong Ale)
  • Strong Scotch Ale
  • English IPA
  • American IPA
  • Imperial IPA
  • English Barleywine
  • American Barleywine


BRITISH ALE

  • Mild Ale
  • Irish Red Ale
  • Scottish Ale
  • English Special/Best Bitter
  • English Extra Special Bitter



PORTER & STOUT

  • Brown Porter
  • Robust Porter
  • Baltic Porter
  • Sweet Stout
  • Oatmeal Stout
  • Dry Stout
  • Australian/Foreign Extra Stout
  • Russian Imperial Stout


BELGIAN ALE

  • Belgian Blond Ale
  • Belgian Strong Golden Ale
  • Tripel
  • Saison
  • Biere de Garde
  • Dubbel
  • Belgian Strong Dark Ale
  • Flanders Red Ale
  • Flanders Brown Ale
  • Straight (unblended) Lambic
  • Gueuze
  • Fruit Lambic



WHEAT & RYE BEER

  • Witbier
  • Weizen/Weissbier
  • Dunkelweizen
  • Weizenbock
  • Roggenbier
  • Berliner Weisse

 

Please refer to the AABC 2010 Style Guide Lines for further information