Different beers serve different purposes. Are you sitting outside in the sun all afternoon drinking? You’re probably going to want a pilsner, wheat beer, or saison. Are you a new father taking care of your child? Then you’ll probably want to sip on a session beer as to not get tanked.

To help you decide what beer to drink when, Cool Material has come out with a handy flowchart.

One caveat: the chart kind of ignores the cross-pollination of styles in American craft beer, but as a general outline for indecisive drinkers, it’s great.

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[via Cool Material]

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