QUIZ: What Style of Beer Should You Drink According to Your Personality Type?
Which beer matches my personality most? What beer style should I drink based on my personality? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions while flipping through a beer menu, take this fun beer style quiz to find the perfect beer for you!
By Mairyn Chorney on Jul. 12, 2019
Have you ever wondered which beer style matches your personality best? No? Honestly, neither have we… But we thought it would be fun to find out!
Here’s how it works: Get a pen and paper, or open up a note app in your phone and keep track of your answers. At the end of the quiz, tally up how many a’s, b’s, c’s, etc. you answered to figure out what style of beer you should drink based off of your personality. Have fun!
What beer matches best with your personality?
1. You’re drinking something that is not beer. What is it?
a. Black Coffee.
b. A Mocha.
c. A fruity cocktail.
d. Red wine.
e. Tea. Or Mountain Dew.
2. What’s your ideal vacation?
a. Vegas! Strip clubs, gambling, and pool parties are my jam.
b. I’d love to rent a house on a lake where I can canoe and fish.
c. Anywhere it’s warm where I can relax and drink great beer with friends and family.
d. I don’t really like to leave my home.
e. I’ll go anywhere if someone else plans it for me.
f. Europe! I want to explore and learn about new cultures.
Planning a vacay?
3. You’re having a movie night, what are you watching?
a. Anything action-packed, like Avengers.
b. A movie I can learn from, like a WWII documentary.
c. Something light-hearted and funny, like How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days.
d. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
e. I don’t care, I’ll watch whatever Netflix recommends.
f. A love story with a great soundtrack, like Titanic.
4. What is your spirit animal?
a. Lion. King of the jungle baby!
b. Tortoise. Old and wise.
c. Falcon. Keen eyesight and strong talons.
d. Liger. Napoleon Dynamite, anyone?
e. Hippopotamus. Chill, likes to swim, and mostly herbivorous.
f. An ox. They are big, strong and pretty cool looking.
5. If you were a cookie, what kind of cookie would you be?
a. Ice cream cookie.
b. Oatmeal raisin cookie with pecans.
c. M&M cookie.
d. White chocolate macadamia nut cookie.
e. Chocolate chip cookie.
f. Snickerdoodle cookie.
More of a donut person?
6. It’s Saturday night, what are you doing?
a. I’m at the local bar. Drinking brews and watching the game with my friends.
b. I’m at home, about to snuggle into bed with a cuppa tea.
c. I’m down for anything! Karaoke, house party, board game night — you name it and I’m there.
d. I’ve brought out my ouija board and am trying to summon the dead.
e. I’m sinking into the couch watching a movie with my dog.
f. I’ve got tickets to the opera.
7. You have a huge assignment due tomorrow that you forgot about, what do you do?
a. Meh, I’ll sweet-talk my teacher/boss into letting me have a couple extra days.
b. Ha! Me? Forget about an assignment? Never! I started on the day I found out about it.
c. I’ll try my best to finish it tonight, but I will have to deal with the consequences.
d. First I will meditate as it helps reduce stress. Then I will finish the assignment before bed.
e. I’ll think of the perfect excuse as to why I didn’t get it done.
f. I will stay up all night long. No matter what.
8. Where is your favourite spot to order a sandwich or burger and fries?
d. Shake Shack.
e. In-N-Out Burger.
f. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.
Looking for beers to pair with your burger and fries?
9. You’re wearing headphones, what’s playing?
a. Old Town Road by Lil Nas X. Or the Top 40 Hits on Spotify.
b. Gordon Lightfoot’s Greatest Hits
c. Something chill and relaxing like Waves by Miguel ft. Kacey Musgraves
d. Nothing actually. I just wear these so people don’t talk to me.
e. Take It Easy by Eagles.
f. Paradise by the Dashboard Lights by Meatloaf.
10. What’s your favourite candy?
c. Chocolate orange.
d. Sour Keys.
e. Any chocolate bar.
f. Werther’s Originals.
11. What’s your favourite sport?
a. Hockey! Any day at the ODR is a good day.
b. Golf. It’s the perfect game that allows you to enjoy the outdoors
c. Baseball for sure. Let’s go Jays!
d. I love any sport involved in the Summer Olympics. Gymnastics, fencing, equestrian jumping — You name it!
e. Whatever is playing at the sports bar is good with me.
f. Football! CFL or NFL, I don’t care.
Do you love watching sports while drinking beer?
12. You’ve planned a night out with your friends and everyone bails last minute. What do you do?
a. Hell no! I’ll never talk to those “friends” again!
b. I’m upset right now… But I know I’ll get over it.
c. I was secretly hoping they would bail so I could have a night in alone.
d. Show up to their houses and force them to go out with me!
e. Meh, no biggie. We’ll try again next weekend.
f. F*ck it, I’m going out alone!
13. Whose company do you prefer the most?
a. My coworkers.
b. My significant other.
c. My family.
d. Dead people.
e. My friends.
14. What do you usually order for dessert?
a. Anything that comes with a sparkler.
b. A dessert that has flavours of coffee.
e. I like plain vanilla ice cream.
f. “Sticky-toffee” anything. If it has caramel on it, I’m ordering it.
15. If you walked into a bar that only had “generic” beer choices, what do you choose?
a. Alexander Keiths.
d. Maybe a cider.
f. I’d leave and go to a bar with real craft beers.
Ever wondered what your drink order says about you?
Ready to find out what beer style to try based on your personality?
If you answered mostly a’s…
You should drink an India pale ale!
Just like a hoppy IPA, you are cool and like to be the center of attention. You have a lot of close friends who love you and are extremely loyal. You are an acquired taste and you know it.
Want to learn more about the different styles of an India Pale Ale? Click here!
If you answered mostly b’s…
A stout or porter will be the perfecting match to your old soul personality. Like a stout or porter, you can look stern from the inside but are actually very sweet and warm on the inside.
Click here if you’re not sure what the difference between a stout and a porter is.
If you answered mostly c’s…
Drink A witbier!
Witbiers are chill and pair great with lots of things. Like a witbier, you like to go with the flow and adapt well to different environments. You can be sweet and fruity but you also have a “spicy” side to your personality.
If you’re wondering what other brews are similar to witbiers, click here to learn all about the fruity & spicy beer profile.
If you answered mostly d’s…
Try a sour ale!
If you gave people one word to describe your personality, “unique” or “eccentric” might come to their minds. Like a sour ale, you strive to be different and refuse to conform, but this is a quality that lots of people love about you. Many traditionalists, on the other hand, have not yet jumped on the bandwagon but you don’t care.
Sour ales we love:
If you’re thinking, “What the heck is a sour ale?!” — Click here!
If you answered mostly e’s…
You should drink a pale lager!
A pale lager is the perfect brew style to pair with your easy going, laid back personality. You’re game to do pretty much anything if someone tells you to and you can make a good time out of any situation. Like a pale lager, you make a great match to pretty much any meal, occasion, etc.
Click here to learn more about pale lagers.
If you answered mostly f’s…
Try drinking a barleywine!
A barleywine is the biggest and boldest beer style there is, which is why it makes a great match to your big and bold personality. When people meet you, at first they aren’t too sure what they think. Like a strong barleywine, you are complex and have a lot of layers to you.
If you’ve never heard of a barleywine… Click here!
Thanks for completing this silly beer quiz! We hoped you learned something about yourself and are eager to drink some new beers based on your results!
Not happy with your results? That’s ok!
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