A few days ago I was trying to find a good beer temperature guide to print out for my fridge after I bought a bottle chiller. I couldn’t find one I liked, so I have stolen information from American Homebrewers Association, Beer Advocate, and The Oxford Companion to Beer to create one. Here it is.
|Beer Styles||Temperature Range|
|Beers you don’t want to taste||Freezing (32-39F)|
|Weizens, Kölsch, Premium Lager, Pilsner, Classic German Pilsner, Fruit Beer, Golden Ale, Berliner Weisse, Belgian White, American Dark Lager, sweetened Fruit Lambics and Gueuzes||40-45F|
|American Pale Ale, Amber Ale, California Common, Dunkelweizen, Stout, Porter, English-style Golden Ale, unsweetened Fruit Lambics and Gueuzes, Belgian Ale, Bohemian Pilsner, Dunkel, Dortmunder/Helles, Vienna, Schwarzbier, Smoked, Altbier, Tripel, Irish Ale, French or Spanish-style Cider||45-54F|
|Bitter, Premium Bitter, Brown Ale, India Pale Ale, English Pale Ale, English Strong Ale, Old Ale, Saison, Unblended Lambic, Flemish Sour Ale, Bière de Garde, Baltic Porter, Dubbel, Belgian Strong Ale, Weizen Bock, Bock, Foreign Stout, Scottish Ale, Scotch Ale, American Strong Ale, Mild, English-style Cider||Cellar (54-57F)|
|Barley Wine, Abt/Quadrupel, Imperial Stout, Imperial/Double IPA, Doppelbock, Eisbock, Mead||57-61F|