Beer Style

Beer, ale, lager and stout styles and categories

Beers, ales and lagers come in many types, styles and variations. Please choose from the styles listed to find more of the beers you like.

Pale Ale : Amber

Rogue  Amber Recommended - Winner

Rogue Amber
80An old-fashioned style red amber beer, given an American twist with the inclusion of Cascade hops. Some of the proceeds go to charity.

Beer has a future with food
Increasingly people are experimenting with flavours and serving food with beer. Ben McFarland introduces our food column

Perfect Partners (Cheese & Beer)
Cheese is far more compatible with beer than wine, so why don't we serve the two together more? Ben McFarland goes on a road test

Set in stone
Ben McFarland attends a beer dinner organised by Stone Brewing, a San Diego microbrewery making some big beers

A very British dish
Few things are as well matched as beer and curry, but is it as simple as that? Sally Toms finds out

California soul
Ben McFarland visits the beer hot spots of sunny San Diego

Birra! Birra! Birra!
Adrian Tierney-Jones takes a beer lover's tour of Milan, a great base to explore Italy's burgeoning beer scene.

a beer romp in wine country
Matt Kirkegaard embarks on a Sideways-style beer romp in Western Australia, an area more commly associated with wines.

USA: American Beauties
During the last few decades the USA has experienced a beer revolution. Gary Monterosso reports

The Baltics - Baltic blitz
The Eastern European countries of Lithuania, Estonia, Poland and Latvia are still producing some exciting beers. Adrian Tierney-Jones reports

Australia - The brewers of Oz
For years we've been told that Australians wouldn't give a XXX

Western Europe - Beer from wine country
Although better associated with grape than grain, the nations of France, Spain, Italy and Portugal still have much to offer the beer lover. Richard Jones reports

Belgium - Beer country
Charles D cook explores Belgium, the ultimate destination for any beer fan.

Belgium - Celebrating café culture
Charles D cook explores Belgium's legendary beer culture by revealing some of the best beer cafés.

Czech Republic - Innovation, not imitation
Jeff Evans visits the home of Primátor beer in the Czech Republic and discovers an established brewery throwing out some very exciting new beers

Italy & Spain: A brave new world
Italy and Spain might be best known for wine, or for cold lagers suitable for quenching a Mediterranean thirst, but there's a lot more going on. Adrian Tierney-Jones reports.

Och aye the brew (Scotland)
Scotland has undergone a beer revolution in the last decade. Ben McFarland looks at what is on offer

A light in the Black country (West Midlands)
England's West Midlands has long been a beer heartland, built on its industrial past. Roger Protz looks at what is on offer these days

Border brews (Cumbria and Northumberland)
Adrian Tierney-Jones discovers the beers of England's most northerly counties, Cumbria and Northumberland

Far from Middling (East Midlands)
Several regions of Britain could lay claim to be its most fertile beer producer. One of the least celebrated is the East Midlands. Dominic Roskrow grew up there

UK Breweries
Breweries HAMPSHIRE Bowman Ales Ltd, Droxford Tel: +44 (0)1489 878 110 Choice beer: Wallops Wood 4% The Crondall Brewing Co, Crondall Tel: +44 (0)1252 319 000 www.crondallbrewery.c...

God's own country
It covers 6,000 square miles, but does its beer measure up? Alastair Gilmour sets off for Yorkshire.

No ordinary Smith
Zak Avery goes behind the scenes at Samuel Smith's, Britain's most clandestine brewery.

Scotland's new national drink
The opportunity to drink a few beers in Scotland has Alastair Gilmour on a ‘high'.

World Beer Awards 2011
world beer awards 2011 intro html pthe 2011 world beer awards saw a surge in entries and judging began its lengthy meticulous process in june with more rounds and judges taking part more than ever in ...