American Beer Styles

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A straw-coloured, low-strength, very light-bodied American lager without strong flavours.

A straw-coloured, wheat-based American beer with a clean fermentation character and prominent hop flavour.

A gold-coloured American ale with subtle and well-balanced fruit, hop, and malt character.

A pale, hop-forward American ale.

A moderately-strong, hop-forward and bitter pale American ale.

A strong, intensely hop-forward and bitter pale American ale.

An American IPA with a hazy appearance, fuller body, smooth mouthfeel, and an emphasis on hop flavour over hop bitterness.

An amber-coloured American ale with a caramelly malt flavour and balanced hop character.

A strong, well-hopped, amber-coloured American ale with rich malt flavours, a full body and warming finish.

A brown American ale with chocolate and caramel malt flavours and a balanced, complementary hop character.

A moderate-strength dark American ale with a complex and flavourful dark malt character and pronounced bitterness.

A moderately-strong, highly roasted and assertively bitter dark American ale.

A strong, complex and intensely-flavoured dark ale with prominent malt, yeast, and hop character and a warming, bittersweet finish.

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