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Pale Lager
is made up of the following styles: Pale Lager | Pilsener | Classic German Pilsener | Bohemian Pilsener | Dortmunder/Helles | Zwickel/Keller/Landbier | Premium Lager |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
New Glarus Two Women Lager    Bohemian Pilsener   New Glarus Brewing Company   Wisconsin    USA   award  
Pilsner Urquell Kvasnicový (Yeast beer)    Bohemian Pilsener   Plzensky Prazdroj (SABMiller)   -    Czech Republic    award  
Victory Braumeister Pils    Zwickel/Keller/Landbier   Victory Brewing Company   Pennsylvania    USA   award  
Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold    Dortmunder/Helles   Great Lakes Brewing Company   Ohio    USA   award  
Birrificio Italiano Tipopils    Classic German Pilsener   Birrificio Italiano   -    Italy    award  


Strong Lager
is made up of the following styles: Malt Liquor | Dunkler Bock | Doppelbock | Eisbock | Imperial Pils/Strong Pale Lager | Heller Bock |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock    Doppelbock   Brauerei Aying   Bavaria    Germany    award  
Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock    Eisbock   Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn   Bavaria    Germany    award  
De Molen / Revelation Cat Triple Hop Bock    Doppelbock   Brouwerij de Molen   -    Netherlands    award  
Kulmbacher Eisbock    Eisbock   Kulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)   Bavaria    Germany    award  
Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel    Doppelbock   Klosterbrauerei Andechs   Bavaria    Germany    award  


Specialty
is made up of the following styles: Fruit Beer | Smoked | Spice/Herb/Vegetable |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red    Fruit Beer   New Glarus Brewing Company   Wisconsin    USA   award  
New Glarus Raspberry Tart    Fruit Beer   New Glarus Brewing Company   Wisconsin    USA   award  
Selins Grove The Phoenix Kriek    Fruit Beer   Selins Grove Brewing Co.   Pennsylvania    USA   award  
Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock    Fruit Beer   Kuhnhenn Brewing   Michigan    USA   award  
Mikkeller Texas Ranger Barrel Aged    Spice/Herb/Vegetable   Mikkeller   -    Denmark    award  


English Style Pale & Bitter
is made up of the following styles: Brown Ale | English Pale Ale | Bitter | Golden Ale/Blond Ale | Mild Ale | Premium Bitter/ESB |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Cigar City Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale    Brown Ale   Cigar City Brewing   Florida    USA   award  
Dogfish Head Indian Brown Ale    Brown Ale   Dogfish Head Brewery   Delaware    USA   award  
Toccalmatto Stray Dog Bitter    Bitter   Birrificio Toccalmatto   -    Italy    award  
Cigar City Maduro Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Brown Ale    Brown Ale   Cigar City Brewing   Florida    USA   award  
Three Floyds Admiral Lord Nelson    Premium Bitter/ESB   Three Floyds Brewing Company   Indiana    USA   award  


India Pale Ale
is made up of the following styles: India Pale Ale (IPA) | Imperial/Double IPA |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Russian River Pliny the Younger    Imperial/Double IPA   Russian River Brewing   California    USA   award  
Russian River Pliny the Elder    Imperial/Double IPA   Russian River Brewing   California    USA   award  
Bells Hopslam    Imperial/Double IPA   Bells Brewery   Michigan    USA   award  
Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA    Imperial/Double IPA   Three Floyds Brewing Company   Indiana    USA   award  
Dogfish Head 90 Minute Imperial IPA    Imperial/Double IPA   Dogfish Head Brewery   Delaware    USA   award  


Low Alcohol
is made up of the following styles: Low Alcohol | | All beers under 4.6% alcohol by volume
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
New Glarus Wisconsin Belgian Red    Fruit Beer   New Glarus Brewing Company   Wisconsin    USA   award  
New Glarus Raspberry Tart    Fruit Beer   New Glarus Brewing Company   Wisconsin    USA   award  
Southampton Berliner Weisse    Berliner Weisse   Southampton Publick House   New York    USA   award  
Peg’s G.O.O.D. Ich Bin Ein Rainbow Jelly Donut    Berliner Weisse   Peg’s Cantina   Florida    USA   award  
Ballast Point/Kelsey McNair/Stone San Diego County Session Ale    American Pale Ale   Stone Brewing Co.   California    USA   award  


Stout
is made up of the following styles: Stout | Dry Stout | Sweet Stout | Imperial Stout | Foreign Stout |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Närke Kaggen Stormaktsporter    Imperial Stout   Närke Kulturbryggeri   -    Sweden    award  
Cigar City Zhukov’s Final Push    Imperial Stout   Cigar City Brewing   Florida    USA   award  
Goose Island Rare Bourbon County Stout    Imperial Stout   Goose Island Beer Company   Illinois    USA   award  
AleSmith Speedway Stout    Imperial Stout   AleSmith Brewing Company   California    USA   award  
Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout    Imperial Stout   Three Floyds Brewing Company   Indiana    USA   award  


Strong Ale
is made up of the following styles: Barley Wine | English Strong Ale | American Strong Ale | Old Ale |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Lost Abbey The Angel’s Share Grand Cru    Barley Wine   Port Brewing/Lost Abbey   California    USA   award  
Lost Abbey The Angels Share (Bourbon Barrel)    Barley Wine   Port Brewing/Lost Abbey   California    USA   award  
Samuel Adams Utopias    Barley Wine   Boston Beer Company   Massachusetts    USA   award  
Three Floyds Behemoth Barleywine    Barley Wine   Three Floyds Brewing Company   Indiana    USA   award  
Founders Black Biscuit    Old Ale   Founders Brewing Company   Michigan    USA   award  


Porter
is made up of the following styles: Porter | Baltic Porter | Imperial/Strong Porter |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Ølfabrikken Porter     Baltic Porter   Bryggeriet Ølfabrikken (Gourmetbryggeriet)   -    Denmark    award  
Ballast Point Victory at Sea     Imperial/Strong Porter   Ballast Point Brewing Company   California    USA   award  
Founders Porter    Porter   Founders Brewing Company   Michigan    USA   award  
Smuttynose Baltic Porter    Baltic Porter   Smuttynose Brewing Company   New Hampshire    USA   award  
De Molen Tsarina Esra Reserva    Imperial/Strong Porter   Brouwerij de Molen   -    Netherlands    award  


Sour Ales
is made up of the following styles: Lambic - Fruit | Sour Ale/Wild Ale | Traditional Ale | Lambic - Gueuze | Lambic - Faro | Lambic - Unblended |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Russian River Supplication    Sour Ale/Wild Ale   Russian River Brewing   California    USA   award  
Lost Abbey Cable Car    Sour Ale/Wild Ale   Port Brewing/Lost Abbey   California    USA   award  
Cantillon Blåbær Lambik    Lambic - Fruit   Cantillon   -    Belgium    award  
Russian River Consecration    Sour Ale/Wild Ale   Russian River Brewing   California    USA   award  
Lost Abbey Framboise de Amorosa    Sour Ale/Wild Ale   Port Brewing/Lost Abbey   California    USA   award  


Belgian Session
is made up of the following styles: Belgian Ale | Saison | Bière de Garde | Abbey Dubbel |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Fantôme Saison    Saison   Brasserie Fantôme   -    Belgium    award  
Orval    Belgian Ale   Brasserie dOrval   -    Belgium    award  
Cigar City Jolly Guava Grove    Saison   Cigar City Brewing   Florida    USA   award  
Boulevard Saison Brett    Saison   Boulevard Brewing Company   Missouri    USA   award  
Westvleteren Blond    Belgian Ale   Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus   -    Belgium    award  


Belgian Strong
is made up of the following styles: Belgian Strong Ale | Abbey Tripel | Abt/Quadrupel |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Westvleteren 12    Abt/Quadrupel   Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus   -    Belgium    award  
Westvleteren Extra 8    Belgian Strong Ale   Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus   -    Belgium    award  
Rochefort Trappistes 10    Abt/Quadrupel   Brasserie Rochefort   -    Belgium    award  
Struise Pannepot    Belgian Strong Ale   De Struise Brouwers   -    Belgium    award  
St. Bernardus Abt 12    Abt/Quadrupel   St. Bernard Brouwerij   -    Belgium    award  


American Amber/ Pale
is made up of the following styles: American Pale Ale | Amber Ale |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Three Floyds Alpha King    American Pale Ale   Three Floyds Brewing Company   Indiana    USA   award  
Hill Farmstead Edward     American Pale Ale   Hill Farmstead Brewery   Vermont    USA   award  
Green Flash Hop Head Red    Amber Ale   Green Flash Brewing Co.   California    USA   award  
Three Floyds Cenotaph    American Pale Ale   Three Floyds Brewing Company   Indiana    USA   award  
Half Acre Daisy Cutter    American Pale Ale   Half Acre Brewery   Illinois    USA   award  


Wheat
is made up of the following styles: German Hefeweizen | Wheat Ale | Weizen Bock | Belgian White (Witbier) | Berliner Weisse | German Kristallweizen |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Schneider Aventinus    Weizen Bock   Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn   Bavaria    Germany    award  
Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier    German Hefeweizen   Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan   Bavaria    Germany    award  
AleSmith Decadence 2009    Weizen Bock   AleSmith Brewing Company   California    USA   award  
Southampton Berliner Weisse    Berliner Weisse   Southampton Publick House   New York    USA   award  
New Glarus Dancing Man Wheat    German Hefeweizen   New Glarus Brewing Company   Wisconsin    USA   award  


Dark Lager
is made up of the following styles: Dunkel | Schwarzbier | American Dark Lager | Oktoberfest/Märzen | Vienna |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Chatoe Rogue Dirtoir Black Lager     Schwarzbier   Rogue Ales   Oregon    USA   award  
Port Brewing Midnight Sessions Lager (Moon Lit Sessions)    Schwarzbier   Port Brewing/Lost Abbey   California    USA   award  
Shorts Bourbon Barrel Sustenance Black Beer    Schwarzbier   Shorts Brewing Co.   Michigan    USA   award  
The Duck-Rabbit Schwarzbier    Schwarzbier   The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery   North Carolina    USA   award  
Ayinger Oktober Fest-Märzen    Oktoberfest/Märzen   Brauerei Aying   Bavaria    Germany    award  


Cider & Perry
is made up of the following styles: Cider | Perry | Ice Cider |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
La Face Cachée de la Neige Premiere    Ice Cider   La Face Cachée de la Pomme   Quebec    Canada    award  
La Face Cachée de la Pomme Neige Reserve    Ice Cider   La Face Cachée de la Pomme   Quebec    Canada    award  
Applewood Farm Iced Cider     Ice Cider   Applewood Farm Winery   Ontario    Canada    award  
Domaine Pinnacle Cidre de Glace - Ice Cider    Ice Cider   Domaine Pinnacle Inc.   Quebec    Canada    award  
J.K.’s Solstice Hard Cider    Cider   Almar Orchards   Michigan    USA   award  


Mead
is made up of the following styles: Mead |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Kuhnhenn Banana French Toast Mead    Mead   Kuhnhenn Brewing   Michigan    USA   award  
Apis Póltorak Jadwiga    Mead   Spółdzielnia Pszczelarska Apis   -    Poland    award  
B. Nektar Bourbon Barrel Mead    Mead   B. Nektar Meadery   Michigan    USA   award  
Dwojniak Koronny    Mead   Pasieka Maciej Jaros   -    Poland    award  
Dwojniak Maliniak    Mead   Pasieka Maciej Jaros   -    Poland    award  


Sake
is made up of the following styles: Saké - Junmai | Saké - Honjozo | Saké - Ginjo | Saké - Daiginjo | Saké - Tokubetsu | Saké - Futsu-shu | Saké - Namasaké | Saké - Genshu | Saké - Koshu | Saké - Nigori | Saké - Infused | Saké - Taru |
  beer  style  brewer  state  country  score 
Furu-dokei Junmai Kijo Dai-koshu Sake    Saké - Koshu   Kamogawa Shuzo   -    Japan    award  
Ozeki (Japan) Taruzake    Saké - Taru   Ozeki Co. (Japan)   -    Japan    award  
Momokawa G Joy Junmai Ginjo Genshu Sake    Saké - Genshu   SakeOne Corporation   Oregon    USA   award  
Nøgne Ø House Yeast    Saké - Junmai   Nøgne Ø   -    Norway    award  
Ozeki (Champion) Karatamba Sake    Saké - Honjozo   Ozeki Co. (Japan)   -    Japan    award  


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