American Pale Ale
Beer Style Guide: American PALE ALE

Rory Lawton

The American PALE ALE style is for you if you are new to craft beer or as a craft beer lover really like variety: more than almost any other beer style, the American Pale Ale has been interpreted in so many different ways, beer enthusiast Rory Lawton says.

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Beer Style Guide: SAISON beer

Rory Lawton

Saison is for you if you are looking for a dry but refreshing thirst-quencher, enjoy a spicy, phenolic yeast complexity in your beer, but only trust regular brewer’s yeast and want to beat the trends and are looking for the next big style after the IPA

Beer Style Guide: BERLINER WEISSE beer

Rory Lawton

Berliner Weisse beer is for you if you enjoy a tart, sour, dry wheat beer with unique ties to Berlin’s brewing history and don’t mind fighting off the ill-informed who wish to sweeten it up with a cheap, coloured syrup

Beer Style Guide: Abbey TRIPEL beer

Rory Lawton

Abbey Tripel is for you if you want to drink a rich, complex Belgian pale ale that secretly packs a punch and want to explore the limits of what yeast is capable of when fermentation is mastered to perfection

Beer Style Guide: GRODZISKIE beer (Grätzer)

Rory Lawton

The Grodziskie beer is a unique, traditional style, once popular across Poland and northern Germany, recently extinct, but now taking the craft beer scene by storm

Beer Style Guide: Abbey DUBBEL beer

Rory Lawton

Beer enthusiast Rory Lawton on Belgian Abbey Dubble as the perfect pint when you want to try a dark beer, but find German Dunkels & Bockbiers too sweet