Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Broad category for virtually any style of lager or ale made with spices, herbs or vegtables. ENTRANT MUST SPECIFY UNDERLYING STYLE AS WELL AS TYPE OF SPICES, HERBS OR VEGTABLES USED.


Varies by fruit flavor and base style. Balance in flavor is important. Spices should compliment and enhance flavor of the base style of beer, but not overpower it.


Vary by base style. Common spices and vegtables include cinnamon, garlic, anise, pepper, spruce, cloves, coriander, pumpkin, ginger, etc…


Buffalo Bills Pumpkin Ale, Harpoon Winter Warmer, Anchor Our Special Ale, Stoney Creek Vanilla Porter, Redhook Double Black Stout, Bell's Java Stout, Dogfish Head Pumpkin Ale, Rogue Chocolate Porter, many more…

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