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 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%+)


Ales

30. Golden or Blonde ale
31. English Summer Ale
32. Bitter
33. ESB
34. English Mild Ale
35. Brown ale
36. Strong/Imperial Brown Ale
37. Brown Porters
38. Robust Porters
39. Imperial Porters
40. Old Ale
41. English Barley Wine
42. American Barley Wine
43. Barley Wine Specialty
44. Scottish Ale
45. Strong Scottish Ale
46. Irish Red Ale
47. American Amber / Red
48. Imperial Red Ale
49. American Brown Ale
50. Ameican-Style Black Ale
51. Altbier
52. German Kolsch
53. German Wheat
54. German Hefeweizen
55. French / Belgian Saison
56. Belgian Pale Ale
57. French / Belgian Ale
58. Belgian Dubbel
59. Belgian Tripel
60. Belgian Quadrupel
61. Belgian-Style Strong Specialty Ale
62. Sour/Belgian Lambic
63. Belgian Witbier
64. Berliner-Style Weisse
65. Gose
66. Fruit Gose
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Lager
66a. American Light
67. American Lager/Pilsener
68. American Premium Lager
69. American Amber/California Common
70. Bohemian Pilsener
71. Geman Lager / Pilsener
72. International Style Pilsner
73. Mexican Pilsner
74. Munchner Helles, Light
75. Munchner Dunkel / Dark
76. Marzen / Oktoberfest/
77. Vienna
78. Schwarzbier
79. Bock
80. Heller Bock/Maibock
81. Dopple / Strong Bock
82. Baltic Porter
83. India Pale Lager(IPL
)
 

Hybrids
85. American Cream Ale
86. American Wheat
87. American specialty Wheat
88. American Style Fruit Beer
89. Belgian Style Fruit Beer
90. Vegetable beer
91. Pumpkin
92. Coconut
93. Herb and Spice Beer
94. Chili Pepper Beer
95. Chocolate / Cocoa Beer
96. Coffee beer
97. Rye / Roggen Beer
98. Smoked / Rauch Beer
99. Smoked Porter
100. Honey Beer

 

Barrel Aged
101. Barrel aged pale beer
102. Barrel aged dark beer
103. Barrel aged strong beer
104. Barrel-Aged Strong Stout/Porter
105. Barrel-Aged Strong Stout/Porter Specialty
106. Barrel-Aged-Sour-Beer 

107. Barrel-Aged Fruit Sour Beer
108. Barrel-Aged Fruit Beer
109. Barrel-Aged Scotch Ale
110. Barrel-Aged Barley Wine
a) English
b) American
c) Specialty
111. Barrel-Aged Quad/Belgian Dark Ale
112. Blended Barrel-Aged Beer
113. Spirits Barrel Aged Beer (non-whiskey)
a) Brandy Barrel Aged Beer
b) Tequila Barrel Aged Beer
c) Rum Barrel Aged Beer
d) Other
114. Wine Barrel Aged Beer
a) Red
b) White
c) Port
115. Barrel-Aged Brett / Wild Beer
116. Barrel Aged German Lager


Specialty

117. Aged Beer
118. Experimental Beer
119. Specialty / Anything Goes
120. American-Belgo-Style Ale
121. Kellerbier or Zwickelbier
122. Brett Beer
123. Sessions Beer
124. Gluten-Free Beer
125. Near Gluten Free
126. Peanut Butter
127. Nut Beer
128. Tea Beer

 

Category Non-Alcoholic
129. Root Beer(no other soft drinks)
130. Non Alcoholic IPA
131. Non Alcoholic Stout
132. Non-Alcoholic Malt Beverage