The 2021 style guidelines dropped at the end of February and here is the news people are tuning in for, what new styles have been added?
Per the Brewers Association press release…
“Hundreds of revisions, edits, format changes, and additions were made to this year’s guidelines, including updates to existing beer styles and the creation of new categories. New additions to the beer styles include:”
- Kentucky Common Beer
- New Zealand-Style Pale Ale and India Pale Ale
- Belgian-Style Session Ale
I bet local Ten Mile Brewing will be sending their Common, Hidden Hollow on to GABF but this also helps the IPA focused breweries who now have less crowded main categories as the entrants shift to hazy. My interest lies in which of Kentucky Common and Belgian Session have more entries.