Over 100+ types of beers exist, here is the breakdown of our favorites.
One thing you need to remember about India Pale Ales is thatthey generally have high alcohol content.
They’re also known for their fruity flavors and hazy appearance. We love an India Pale Ale because it has piney and floral flavors, even though it has a strong hop bitterness.
This lager is light in flavor and alcohol content. When you first try this beer, you will taste crisp malt-forward flavors.
Examples of the American lager would be Budweiser, Coors and Miller.
This one is medium-bodied and has a noticeable American hop bitterness.
What makes American pale ales unique is the balance between malt and hops.
Pilsner is probably one of the most famous among the different types of beer. With an IBU that can reach up to 50, it has a high hoppy bitterness that sweeter malts can temper.
It has a soft body with a short finish, with low fruity taste and aroma levels, unless the drinker has a trained taste or plate. Like other lagers, it also has a crisp finish with a refreshing mouthfeel. We find this beer to be a pleasant refuge from the scorching heat during the summer months.
With dark brown colors resembling cola, these dark beers originated from street and river porters in England, who are known to drink these dark ales.
This English style also has a medium hop bitterness AND roasted malt flavor.
One thing about sour beers is that you can’t just put them in one category. Their alcohol content varies, as does their ABV and IBU.
However, there will always be one consistent thing about a sour beer: itwill always taste acidic and tart.
If you think your favorite beer style would have sour flavors, then this one is definitely for you. If tart flavors aren't your thing, some can also have more fruity flavors.
If you want a roasted malt flavor to your craft beer, then the Stout is for you. It also has a noticeable taste of roasted barley and coffee-like aromas. It has some mild alcohol content.
If you want some smooth sweetness to your craft beers, milk stouts are perfect for you. It has lactose sugar which generally lowers the IBU, making it a sweeter taste.