On the one Hand you will find here the descrip­ti­on of beer styles as defi­ned by the BJCP as a basis for their home­brewing con­tests. The 2015 ver­si­on is still the actu­al stan­dard.

BJCP 2015 Style Gui­de­li­nes

On the other hand the­re are data­ba­ses with the results of the world’s most popu­lar pro­fes­sio­nal beer com­pe­ti­ti­ons. As fas as pos­si­ble they con­tain all medail win­ners sin­ce the start of the con­tests. This infor­ma­ti­on is used amongst others for the brau!magazin bre­we­ry map.

World Beer Cup

Euro­pean Beer Star

Meininger’s Inter­na­tio­nal Craft Beer Award