Styles Of The Month

Each month we focus on one or more beer styles from the current BJCP style guide. Bringing one of these to our monthly meeting will gain you points toward the Tom Challis - Club Member Of The Year.

January

Strong Ales

• 17A British Strong Ale
• 17B Old Ale
• 17C Wee Heavy
• 17D English Barleywine
• 22B American Strong Ale
• 22C American Barleywine
• 22D Wheatwine
• 25C Belgian Golden Strong Ale
• 26C Belgian Tripel
• 26D Belgian Dark Strong Ale


March

Pale Ales

• 1C. Cream Ale
• 5B. Kölsch
• 12A. British Golden Ale
• 12B. Australian Sparkling Ale
• 18A. Blonde Ale
• 18B. American Pale Ale
• 24B. Belgian Pale Ale
• 25A. Belgian Blond Ale
• 25B. Saison
• 26A. Trappist Single

May

Wheat Beers

• 1D. American Wheat Beer
• 10A. Weissbier
• 10B. Dunkles Weissbier
• 10C. Weizenbock
• 24A. Witbier






July

IPAs

• 12C. English IPA
• 21A. American IPA
• 21B. Specialty IPA (all)
• 22A. Double IPA







September

Brown Ales & Dark Lagers

• 13A. Dark Mild
• 13B. British Brown Ale
• 19C. American Brown Ale
• 27. Historical Beer (London Brown Ale)
• 2C. International Dark Lager
• 3D. Czech Dark Lager
• 8A. Munich Dunkel
• 8B. Schwarzbier



November

Porters

• 9C. Baltic Porter
• 13C. English Porter
• 20A. American Porter
• 27. Historical Beer (Pre-Prohibition Porter)







February

Amber Ales

• 7B. Altbier
• 11A. Ordinary Bitter
• 11B. Best Bitter
• 11C. Strong Bitter
• 14A. Scottish Light
• 14B. Scottish Heavy
• 14C. Scottish Export
• 15A. Irish Red Ale
• 19A. American Amber Ale
• 24C. Bière de Garde
• 26B. Belgian Dubbel
• 27. Historical Beer (Kentucky Common)

April

Sour Ales

• 23A. Berliner Weisse
• 23B. Flanders Red
• 23C. Oud Bruin
• 23D. Lambic
• 23E. Gueuze
• 23F. Fruit Lambic
• 27. Historical Beer (Gose)




June

Bocks & Pilsners

• 4C. Helles Bock
• 6C. Dunkles Bock
• 9A. Doppelbock
• 9B. Eisbock
• 3B. Czech Premium Pale Lager
• 5D. German Pils
• 27. Historical Beer (Pre-Prohibition Lager)




August

Pale Lagers

• 1A. American Light Lager
• 1B. American Lager
• 2A. International Pale Lager
• 3A. Czech Pale Lager
• 4A. Munich Helles
• 4B. Festbier
• 5A. German Leichtbier
• 5C. Helles Exportbier
• 7C. Kellerbier (Pale Kellerbier)


October

Amber Lagers

• 2B. International Amber Lager
• 3C. Czech Amber Lager
• 6A. Märzen
• 6B. Rauchbier
• 7A. Vienna Lager
• 7C. Kellerbier (Amber Kellerbier)
• 19B. California Common




December

Stouts & Specialty Beer

• 15B. Irish Stout
• 15C. Irish Extra Stout
• 16A. Sweet Stout
• 16B. Oatmeal Stout
• 16C. Tropical Stout
• 16D. Foreign Extra Stout
• 20B. American Stout
• 20C. Imperial Stout
• All remaining beers in Categories 28-34