Beer Color Laboratories
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STYLE COLOR SRM
1. LIGHT LAGER  
A. Lite American Lager 2-3
B. Standard American Lager 2-4
C. Premium American Lager 2-6
D. Munich Helles 3-5
E. Dortmunder Export 4-6
2. PILSNER  
A. German Pilsner (Pils) 2-5
B. Bohemian Pilsener 3.5-6
C. Classic American Pilsner 3-6
3. EUROPEAN AMBER LAGER  
A. Vienna Lager 10-16
B. Oktoberfest/Märzen 7-14
4. DARK LAGER  
A. Dark American Lager 14-22
B. Munich Dunkel 14-28
C. Schwarzbier 17-30+
5. BOCK  
A. Maibock/Helles Bock 6-11
B. Traditional Bock 14-22
C. Doppelbock 6-25
D. Eisbock 18-30+
6. LIGHT HYBRID BEER  
A. Cream Ale 2.5-5
B. Blonde Ale 3-6
C. Kölsch 3.5-5
D. American Wheat or Rye Beer 3-6
7. AMBER HYBRID BEER  
A. North German Altbier 13-19
B. California Common Beer 10-14
C. Düsseldorf Altbier 13-17
8. ENGLISH PALE ALE  
A. Standard/Ordinary Bitter 4-14
B. Special/Best/Premium Bitter 5-16
C. Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) 6-18
9. SCOTTISH AND IRISH ALE  
A. Scottish Light 60/- 9-17
B. Scottish Heavy 70/- 9-17
C. Scottish Export 80/- 9-17
D. Irish Red Ale 9-18
E. Strong Scotch Ale 14-25
10. AMERICAN ALE  
A. American Pale Ale 5-14
B. American Amber Ale 10-17
C. American Brown Ale 18-35
11. ENGLISH BROWN ALE  
A. Mild 12-25
B. Southern English Brown Ale 19-35
C. Northern English Brown Ale 12-22
12. PORTER  
A. Brown Porter 20-30
B. Robust Porter 22-35+
C. Baltic Porter 17-30
13. STOUT  
A. Dry Stout 25-40+
B. Sweet Stout 30-40+
C. Oatmeal Stout 22-40+
D. Foreign Extra Stout 30-40+
E. American Stout 30-40+
F. Imperial Stout 30-40+
14. INDIA PALE ALE (IPA)  
A. English IPA 8-14
B. American IPA 6-15
C. Imperial IPA 8-15
15. GERMAN WHEAT AND RYE BEER  
A. Weizen/Weissbier 2-8
B. Dunkelweizen 14-23
C. Weizenbock 12-25
D. Roggenbier (German Rye Beer) 14-19
16. BELGIAN AND FRENCH ALE  
A. Witbier 2-4
B. Belgian Pale Ale 8-14
C. Saison 5-12
D. Bière de Garde 6-19
E. Belgian Specialty Ale Variable
17. SOUR ALE  
A. Berliner Weisse 2-3
B. Flanders Red Ale 10-16
C. Flanders Brown Ale/Oud Bruin 15-20
D. Straight (Unblended) Lambic 3-7
E. Gueuze 3-7
F. Fruit Lambic 3-7+
18. BELGIAN STRONG ALE  
A. Belgian Blond Ale 4-6
B. Belgian Dubbel 10-14
C. Belgian Tripel 4.5-6
D. Belgian Golden Strong Ale 4-6
E. Belgian Dark Strong Ale 14-20
19. STRONG ALE  
A. Old Ale 10-22+
B. English Barleywine 8-22
C. American Barleywine 10-19
22. SMOKE-FLAVORED & WOOD-AGED BEER
A. Classic Rauchbier 14-22+