U.S. Open Beer Championship Categories

Pale Ales
1. English Pale Ale 
2. American Pale Ale
3. American Strong Pale ale
4. International Style Pale Ale
5. Australian-Style Pale Ale
6. Juicy or Hazy Pale Ale
7. Juicy or Hazy Strong Pale Ale
8, Specialty Pale Ale 


IPAs

9. English IPA
10. Imperial IPA(DIPA)
11. Triple IPA
12. American IPA
13. Light IPA/Session IPA
14. Brut IPA
15. Fruit IPA
16. West Coast Style IPA
17. New Zealand IPA
18. New England/Juicy IPA
19. New England/Juicy DIPA
20. Specialty IPA 

 

Stouts
21. Classic Irish Dry Stout
22. Foreign Stout
23. American Stout
24. Cream Stout
25. Oatmeal Stout
26. British Imperial Stout
27. American Imperial Stout
28. Imperial Stout Specialty
29. Imperial Stout Extreme(ABV: 12.5%+)

30. Pastry Stout


Ales

31. Golden or Blonde ale
32. English Summer Ale
34. Bitter
34. ESB
35. English Mild Ale
36. Brown ale
37. Strong/Imperial Brown Ale
38. Brown Porters
39. Robust Porters
40. Imperial Porters
41. Old Ale
42. English Barley Wine
43. American Barley Wine
44. Barley Wine Specialty
45. Scottish Ale
46. Strong Scottish Ale
47. Irish Red Ale
48. American Amber / Red
49. Imperial Red Ale
50. American Brown Ale
51. Ameican-Style Black Ale
52. Altbier
53. German Kolsch
54. German Wheat
55. German Hefeweizen
56. French / Belgian Saison
57. Belgian Pale Ale
58. French / Belgian Ale
a) French Bière de Garde
b) Belgian Table Beer
c) Belgian Session Ale
d) Belgian Style Blonde Ale
59. Belgian Dubbel
60. Belgian Tripel
60. Belgian Quadrupel
62. Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
63. Sour/Belgian Lambic
64. Belgian Witbier
65. Berliner-Style Weisse
66. Gose
67. Fruit Gose
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Lager
68. American Light
69. American Lager/Pilsener
70. American Premium Lager
71. American Amber
72. California Common

73. Bohemian Pilsener
74. Geman Lager / Pilsener
75. International Lager
a) International Style Pilsner
b) Italian Pilsner
c) New Zealand Lager
d) Australasian, Latin American
or Tropical-Style Light Lager
76. Mexican Pilsner
77. Munchner Helles, Light
78. Munchner Dunkel
79. Marzen / Oktoberfest/
80. Vienna
81. Schwarzbier
82. Bock
83. Heller Bock/Maibock
84. Dopple / Strong Bock
85. Baltic Porter
86. India Pale Lager(IPL)
87. Dortmunder Export

88. German Leichtbier
89. Dark Lager 

 

Hybrids

90. American Cream Ale
91. American Wheat
92. American specialty Wheat
93. American Style Fruit Beer
94. Belgian Style Fruit Beer
95. Vegetable beer
96. Pumpkin
97. Coconut
98. Herb and Spice Beer
99. Chili Pepper Beer
100 Chocolate / Cocoa Beer
101. Coffee beer
102. Rye / Roggen Beer
103. Smoked / Rauch Beer
104. Smoked Porter
105. Honey Beer

 

Barrel Aged
106. Barrel aged pale beer
107. Barrel aged dark beer
108. Barrel aged strong beer
109. Barrel-Aged Strong Stout/Porter
110. Barrel-Aged Strong Stout/Porter Extreme(Over 12.5% ABV)
111. Barrel-Aged Strong Stout/Porter Specialty
112. Barrel-Aged-Sour-Beer 

113. Barrel-Aged Fruit Sour Beer
114. Barrel-Aged Fruit Beer
115. Barrel-Aged Scotch Ale
116. Barrel-Aged Barley Wine
a) English
b) American
c) Specialty
117. Barrel-Aged Quad/Belgian Dark Ale
118. Blended Barrel-Aged Beer
119. Spirits Barrel Aged Beer (non-whiskey)
a) Brandy Barrel Aged Beer
b) Tequila Barrel Aged Beer
c) Rum Barrel Aged Beer
d) Other
120. Wine Barrel Aged Beer
a) Red
b) White
c) Port
121. Barrel-Aged Brett / Wild Beer
122. Barrel Aged German Lager


Specialty

123. Aged Beer
124. Experimental Beer
125. Specialty / Anything Goes
126. American-Belgo-Style Ale
127. Kellerbier or Zwickelbier
128. Brett Beer
129. Sessions Beer
130. Gluten-Free Beer
131. Near Gluten Free
132. Peanut Butter
133. Nut Beer
134. Tea Beer
135. Historical Beer


Charity Category(All fees to the Pink Boots Scholarship Fund)   

136. Pink Boots Hop Blend                  

Category Non-Alcoholic
137. Root Beer(no other soft drinks)
138. Non Alcoholic IPA
139. Non Alcoholic Stout
140. Non-Alcoholic Malt Beverage


Category Ukrainian Categories(All Fees donated to Ukranian Relief)
141. Ukrainian Golden Ale
142. Resist Ukrainian Anti Imperial Stout