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GABF Beer Style Guidelines

 

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Select the Beer Subcategory Name:

01A American-Style Wheat Beer Light American Wheat Ale or Lager without Yeast
01B American-Style Wheat Beer Dark American Wheat Ale or Lager without Yeast
02A American-Style Wheat Beer With Yeast Light American Wheat Ale or Lager with Yeast
02B American-Style Wheat Beer With Yeast Dark American Wheat Ale or Lager with Yeast
03A Fruit Beer Fruit Beer
03B Fruit Beer Fruit Wheat Beer
04A Field Beer Field Beer
04B Field Beer Pumpkin Beer
05A Herb and Spice Beer or Chocolate Beer Herb and Spice Beer
05B Herb and Spice Beer or Chocolate Beer Chocolate/Cocoa-Flavored Beer
06 Coffee Flavored Beer
07 Specialty Beer
08A Rye Beer American Rye Ale or Lager with or without Yeast
08B Rye Beer German-Style Rye Ale with or without Yeast
09 Specialty Honey Beer
10 Session Beer
11A Other Strong Beer Other Strong Ale or Lager
11B Other Strong Beer American-Style Imperial Porter
11C Other Strong Beer American-Style Wheat Wine Ale
12A Experimental Beer Experimental Beer (Lager or Ale)
12B Experimental Beer Fresh Hop Ale
13 Out of Category – Traditionally Brewed Beer
14 Gluten-Free Beer
15A American-Belgo-Style Ale Pale American-Belgo-Style Ale
15B American-Belgo-Style Ale Dark American-Belgo-Style Ale
16A American-Style Sour Ale American-Style Sour Ale
16B American-Style Sour Ale Fruited American-Style Sour Ale
17A Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer Wood- and Barrel-Aged Pale to Amber Beer
17B Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer Wood- and Barrel-Aged Dark Beer
18 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer
19 Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout
20A Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
20B Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer Fruited Wood- and Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
21 Aged Beer
22A Kellerbier/Zwickelbier Unfiltered German-Style Lager
22B Kellerbier/Zwickelbier Unfiltered German-Style Ale
23A Smoked Beer Bamberg-Style Rauchbier
23B Smoked Beer Smoked Porter
23C Smoked Beer Other Smoked Beer
24A American-Style or International-Style Pilsener American-Style Pilsener
24B American-Style or International-Style Pilsener International-Style Pilsener
25 German-Style Pilsener
26 Bohemian-Style Pilsener
27 Munich-Style Helles
28A Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest Dortmunder/European-Style Export
28B Dortmunder or German-Style Oktoberfest German-Style Oktoberfest/Wiesen
29A American-Style Lager or Light Lager American-Style Light (Low Calorie) Lager
29B American-Style Lager or Light Lager American-Style Low-Carbohydrate Light Lager
29C American-Style Lager or Light Lager American-Style Lager
29D American-Style Lager or Light Lager American-Style Premium Lager
30A American-Style Specialty Lager or Cream Ale or Lager American-Style Ice Lager
30B American-Style Specialty Lager or Cream Ale or Lager American-Style Malt Liquor
30C American-Style Specialty Lager or Cream Ale or Lager American-Style Cream Ale or Lager
31 Vienna-Style Lager
32 German-Style Märzen
33A American-Style Amber Lager American-Style Amber Lager
33B American-Style Amber Lager California Common Beer
33C American-Style Amber Lager American-Style Marzen/Oktoberfest
34 European-Style Dunkel
35 American-Style Dark Lager
36 German-Style Schwarzbier
37A Bock Traditional German-Style Bock
37B Bock German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
38A German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock German-Style Doppelbock
38B German-Style Doppelbock or Eisbock German-Style Eisbock
39 Baltic-Style Porter
40 Golden or Blonde Ale
41 German-Style Kölsch
42 English-Style Summer Ale
43 Classic English-Style Pale Ale
44 English-Style India Pale Ale
45 American-Style Pale Ale
46 American-Style Strong Pale Ale
47 American-Style India Pale Ale
48 Imperial India Pale Ale
49 American-Style Amber/Red Ale
50 Imperial Red Ale
51A English-Style Mild Ale English-Style Pale Mild Ale
51B English-Style Mild Ale English-Style Dark Mild Ale
52A Ordinary or Special Bitter Ordinary Bitter
52B Ordinary or Special Bitter Special Bitter or Best Bitter
53A Extra Special Bitter or Strong Bitter English-Style Strong Bitter
53B Extra Special Bitter or Strong Bitter American-Style Strong Bitter
54A Scottish-Style Ale Scottish-Style Light Ale
54B Scottish-Style Ale Scottish-Style Heavy Ale
54C Scottish-Style Ale Scottish-Style Export Ale
55 Irish-Style Red Ale
56 English-Style Brown Ale
57 American-Style Brown Ale
58 American-Style India Black Ale
59 German-Style Altbier
60A German-Style Sour Ale Berliner-Style Weisse
60B German-Style Sour Ale Leipzig-Style Gose
61 South German-Style Hefeweizen
62A German-Style Wheat Ale South German-Style Kristal Weizen
62B German-Style Wheat Ale German-Style Leichtes Weizen
62C German-Style Wheat Ale South German-Style Bernsteinfarbenes Weizen
62D German-Style Wheat Ale South German-Style Dunkel Weizen
62E German-Style Wheat Ale South German-Style Weizenbock
63 Belgian-Style Witbier
64 French- and Belgian-Style Saison
65A Belgian- and French-Style Ale Belgian-Style Blonde Ale
65B Belgian- and French-Style Ale Belgian-Style Pale Ale
65C Belgian- and French-Style Ale French-Style Bière de Garde
65D Belgian- and French-Style Ale Belgian-Style Table Beer
65E Belgian- and French-Style Ale Other Belgian- and French-Style Ale
66A Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale Belgian-Style Lambic
66B Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale Belgian-Style Gueuze Lambic
66C Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale Belgian-Style Fruit Lambic
66D Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale Belgian-Style Flanders/Oud Bruin or Oud Red Ale
66E Belgian-Style Lambic or Sour Ale Other Belgian-Style Sour Ale
67A Belgian-Style Abbey Ale Belgian-Style Dubbel
67B Belgian-Style Abbey Ale Belgian-Style Tripel
67C Belgian-Style Abbey Ale Belgian-Style Quadrupel
67D Belgian-Style Abbey Ale Other Belgian-Style Abbey Ale
68A Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
68B Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
68C Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale Other Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
69 Brown Porter
70 Robust Porter
71 Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
72 Foreign-Style Stout
73 American-Style Stout
74 Sweet Stout
75 Oatmeal Stout
76A Imperial Stout British-Style Imperial Stout
76B Imperial Stout American-Style Imperial Stout
77A Scotch Ale Traditional Scotch Ale
77B Scotch Ale Peated Scotch Ale
78A Old Ale or Strong Ale Old Ale
78B Old Ale or Strong Ale Strong Ale
79A Barley Wine-Style Ale British-Style Barley Wine Ale
79B Barley Wine-Style Ale American-Style Barley Wine Ale