U.S. Open Beer Championship Categories

Category – Ales
1. Golden or Blonde ale
2. English Summer Ale
3. English Pale Ale
4. English IPA
5. Imperial IPA
6. Triple IPA
7. Bitter
8. ESB
9. English Mild Ale
10. Brown ale
11. Strong/Imperial Brown Ale
12. Brown Porters
13. Robust Porters
14. Imperial Porter
15. Classic Irish Dry Stout
16. Foreign Stout
17. American Stout
18. Cream Stout
19. Oatmeal Stout
20. British Imperial Stout
21. American Imperial Stout
22. Imperial Stout Specialty
23. Old Ale
24. English Barley Wine
25. American Barley Wine
26. Scottish Ale
27. Strong Scottish Ale
28. Irish Red Ale
29. American Amber / Red
30. Imperial Red Ale
31. American Pale Ale
32. Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale
32a. Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ale
33. American IPA

34. Brut IPA

35. Fruit IPA
36. West Coast IPA
37. New England/Juicy IPA
38. New England/Juicy DIPA
39. American Brown Ale
40. Ameican-Style Black Ale
41. American Strong Pale ale
42. International Style Pale Ale
43. Altbier
44. German Kolsch
45. German Wheat
46. German Hefeweizen
47. French / Belgian Saison
48. Belgian Pale Ale
49. French / Belgian Ale
50. Belgian Dubbel
51. Belgian Tripel
52. Belgian Quadrupel
53. Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
54. Sour/Belgian Lambic
55. Belgian Witbier
56. Berliner-Style Weisse
57. Gose
58. Fruit Gose

Category Lagers
59. American Light
60. American Lager/Pilsener
61. American Premium Lager
62. American Amber/California Common
63. Bohemian Pilsener
64. Geman Lager / Pilsener
65. International Style Pilsner
66. American Imperial Pilsner
67. Munchner Helles, Light
68. Munchner Dunkel / Dark
69. Marzen / Oktoberfest/

70. Vienna
71. Schwarzbier
72. Bock
73. Heller Bock/Maibock
74. Dopple / Strong Bock
75. Baltic Porter
76. India Pale Lager(IPL)

Category – Hybrids
77. American Cream Ale
78. American Wheat Pale
79. American Wheat Dark
80. American specialty wheat
81. American Style Fruit Beer
82. Belgian Style Fruit Beer
83. Vegetable beer
84. Coconut
85. Herb and Spice beer
86. Chili Pepper Beer
87. Chocolate / Cocoa Beer
88. Coffee beer
89. Rye / Roggen Beer
90. Smoked / Rauch Beer
91. Smoked Porter
92. Honey Beer
93. Hemp Beer
Category Barrel Aged
94. Barrel aged pale beer

95. Barrel aged dark beer

96. Barrel aged strong beer

97. Barrel-Aged Strong Stout/Porter
98. Barrel-Aged Strong Stout/Porter Specialty

99. Barrel-Aged Sour Beer

100. Barrel-Aged Fruit Sour Beer

101. Barrel-Aged Fruit Beer
102. Barrel-Aged Scotch
103. Barrel-Aged Barley Wine
103a. Barrel-Aged Quad/Belgian Dark Ale
104. Blended Barrel-Aged Beer
105. Spirits Barrel Aged Beer (non-whiskey)
106. Wine Barrel Aged Beer

107. BarrelAged Brett / Wild Beer
108. Barrel Aged German Lager
Category-Specialty 

109. Aged Beer
110. Specialty Pale Ale
111. Specialty IPA
112. Experimental Beer
113. Specialty / Anything Goes
114. American-Belgo-Style Ale

115. Kellerbier or Zwickelbier

116. Brett Beer
117. Sessions Beer
118. Session IPA
119. Gluten-Free Beer
120. Near Gluten Free
121. Peanut Butter
122. Nut Beer
123. Tea Beer
Category Non-Alcoholic
124. Root Beer
125. Soda 

        Ginger Ale

        Cream Soda

        Fruit

        Berry
        Cola
126. Non-Alcoholic Malt Beverage