Hop Press: Indigenous American beer styles

My article today on Hop Press: Indigenous American beer styles: an overview of the beer styles that have developed, or are still emerging, that are uniquely American in origin. I’ve spent some time writing about these beers at length here—particularly Cream Ales, fresh hop beers, and pumpkin beers—so it should come as no surprise for regular readers to know I have an affinity for the American styles.

One style that didn’t make my overview but cropped up in comments: Coffee beers (particularly Stouts and Porters). Do they qualify as a uniquely American style? I’m not sure, but I think it’s worth discussing.