Categories

All beers are judged by style, according to the categories below.

Ale

Pale Ale

  • Standard Pale Ale/Bitter (by country)
  • Special/Best/Premium Bitter
  • Extra Special/Strong Bitter
  • Special Belges
  • Cream Ale
    • Scottish & Irish Ale
    • Scottish Light 60/-
    • Scottish Heavy 70/-
    • Scottish Export 80/-

India Pale Ale (by country)

Blonde Ale

  • English Golden Ale
  • Belgian Blonde Ale
  • Kolsch

Amber/Red Ale

  • Northern German Altbier
  • Californian Common Beer
  • Düsseldorf Altbier
  • American Amber Ale

Brown Ale (by country/region)

Sour Ale

  • Berliner Weisse
  • Flanders Bruin or Red Ale

Black Ale

  • Mild
  • Porter
    • Brown Porter
    • Robust Porter
    • Baltic Porter
  • Stout
    • Dry Stout
    • Sweet Stout
    • Oatmeal Stout
    • Foreign Extra Stout
    • American Stout
    • Imperial Russian stout
    • Russian Imperial Stout

Strong Pale Ale

  • Barley Wine (by country)
  • Old Ale
  • Dubbel
  • Triple

Saison

Wheat Beer

  • Weizen/Weissbier
  • Dunkelweizen
  • Weizenbock
  • Bavarian HefeWeissen
  • Belgian Witbier

Rye Beer

  • Roggenbier
  • Other styles

Lager

Pilsener/Pilsner

  • Czech Pilsner
  • German Pilsener
  • Bohemian Pilsner
  • Classic American Pilsener

Helles

Light Lager

  • Lite American Lager
  • Standard American Lager
  • Premium American Lager
  • Munich Helles
  • Dortmunder Export

Amber Lager

  • Vienna Lager
  • Oktoberfest/Märzen
  • Schwarzbier (Black Beer)

Bock

  • Maibock /Helles Bock
  • Traditional Bock
  • Doppelbock

Dark Lager

  • Dark American Lager
  • Munich Dunkel

Lambic

  • Gueuze
  • Fruit