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. Imperial Stout Extreme(ABV: 12.5%+)
24. Old Ale
25. English Barley Wine
26. American Barley Wine
27. Barley Wine Specialty
28. Scottish Ale
29. Strong Scottish Ale
30. Irish Red Ale
31. American Amber / Red
32. Imperial Red Ale
33. American Pale Ale
34. Australian-Style Pale Ale
35. Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale
36. Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ale
37. American IPA
38. Brut IPA
39. Fruit IPA
40. West Coast IPA
41. New Zealand IPA
42. New England/Juicy IPA
43.  New England/Juicy DIPA
44. American Brown Ale
45. Ameican-Style Black Ale
46. American Strong Pale ale
47. International Style Pale Ale
48. Altbier
49. German Kolsch
50. German Wheat
51. German Hefeweizen
52. French / Belgian Saison
53. Belgian Pale Ale
54. French / Belgian Ale
55. Belgian Dubbel
56. Belgian Tripel
57. Belgian Quadrupel
58. Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
59. Sour/Belgian Lambic
60. Belgian Witbier
61. Berliner-Style Weisse
62. Gose
63. Fruit Gose
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Category Lager
64. American Light
65. American Lager/Pilsener
66. American Premium Lager
67. American Amber/California Common
68. Bohemian Pilsener
69. Geman Lager / Pilsener
70. International Style Pilsner
71. Mexican Pilsner
72. Munchner Helles, Light
73. Munchner Dunkel / Dark
74. Marzen / Oktoberfest/
75. Vienna
76. Schwarzbier
77. Bock
78. Heller Bock/Maibock
79. Dopple / Strong Bock
80. Baltic Porter
81. India Pale Lager(IPL
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Category – Hybrids
82. American Cream Ale
83. American Wheat
84. American specialty wheat
85. American Style Fruit Beer
86. Belgian Style Fruit Beer
87. Vegetable beer
88. Pumpkin
89. Coconut
90. Herb and Spice beer
91. Chili Pepper Beer
92. Chocolate / Cocoa Beer
93. Coffee beer
94. Rye / Roggen Beer
95. Smoked / Rauch Beer
96. Smoked Porter
98. Honey Beer
99. Hemp Beer
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Category Barrel Age
100. Barrel aged pale beer
101. Barrel aged dark beer
102. Barrel aged strong beer
103. Barrel-Aged Strong Stout/Porter
104. Barrel-Aged Strong Stout/Porter Specialty
105. Barrel-Aged Sour Beer
106. Barrel-Aged Fruit Sour Beer
107. Barrel-Aged Fruit Beer
108. Barrel-Aged Scotch
109. Barrel-Aged Barley Wine
110. Barrel-Aged Quad/Belgian Dark Ale
111. Blended Barrel-Aged Beer
112. Spirits Barrel Aged Beer (non-whiskey)
113. Brandy Barrel Aged Beer
114. Tequila Barrel Aged Beer
115. Rum Barrel Aged Beer
116. Wine Barrel Aged Beer
117. Barrel-Aged Brett / Wild Beer
118. Barrel Aged German Lager

Category-Specialty
119. Aged Beer
120. Specialty Pale Ale
121. Specialty IPA
122. Experimental Beer
123. Specialty / Anything Goes
124. American-Belgo-Style Ale
125. Kellerbier or Zwickelbier
126. Brett Beer
127. Sessions Beer
128. Session IPA
129. Gluten-Free Beer
130. Near Gluten Free
131. Peanut Butter
132. Nut Beer
133. Tea Beer
 

 

Category Non-Alcoholic
134. Root Beer
135. Soda
Ginger Ale
Cream Soda
Fruit
Berry
Cola
136. Non Alcoholic IPA
137. Non Alcoholic Stout
138. Non-Alcoholic Malt Beverage