From classic styles to beers inspired by everything from Indian lassi to rainbow sherbet, these beers offer a little something for everyone.

Writer Pete Dulin is the author of Kansas City Beer: A History of Brewing in the Heartland, KC Ale Trail, and Expedition of Thirst: Exploring Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries Across Central Kansas and Missouri.

Justin Phelps is a Certified Cicerone® as well as the owner and editor of, a beer website with a St. Louis focus. While he may be a marketing professional by day, he's a blogger, brewery hopper and beer enthusiast by night.