BEER

BEER

 

This is an alcoholic drink produced from the

fermentationof a cereal crop named  malted barley by Yeast. It is widely consumed across the globe

Contains about 3- 8 percent alcohol. The basic building blocks of beer are the four

 

ingredients: water, malted barley, hops and

yeast.

 

Types of beer

 

There are two primary types of beer:

 

Ales

Largers

 

 

Ales: This is beer brewed using the to

fermenting yeast. It has a sweet and fruit

taste. The sugars are not all converted in to-

alcohol and so, ales is not a very strong beer

Ales are fermented at higher temperatures 65

75°F. To brew ale, fermentation must take

place in warmer temperatures for the yeast to

multiply They generally use top fermenting

 

yeast. This means that the yeast floats

(flocculates) on the surface for the first few

 

days and then settlees to the bottom. Ales are

usually higher in alcohol and willd he

 

willbe

 

noticeably fuller and more complex.

Varieties of Ales

 

Ales also have gotten many varieties which

include

 

Pale ale, or “bitters, This is brewed from

 

pale barley malt. Unlike its name, pale ales

can be colorful

 

Cream ale,

Mild ale and

 

Barley wine: Barley is the conventional

ingredient of popular alcohols. Malted barley

produces darker beers, when roasted for

 

prolonged periods. It usually tastes sweet.

 

Stout. Stout is hard ale with a saltier

taste. It originated in Ireland. It is a dark-

brown beer with a slightly burned taste and is

made frOm inferior grades of malt. The color

1s Irequently heightened by the addition of

caramel or licorice. It is stored for at least a

year belore it is used. It is more, delightul

Lnan ale and holds strong hop characteristics.

Forters: This js a malty, delicious and

 

sLrong type of bcer that originated in bnglanl

 

orter was first brewed in 1722. It 1s a

ark-brOwn beer with a slightly burned

aste and is made from inferior grades o

 

alt1The color is frequently heightene

y the addition of caramel or hcor

 

er 15 stored for 6-8 weeks before 1t 15

 

used.

Lagers: Lagers are fermented at much colder

temperature of about 46-55°F. Lagers use

bottom fermenting yeast, which does not float

to the surface before settling. Lagers tend to

be lighter in color and usually taste drier than

ales. This type of beer has a crisp taste and is

carbonated. The color of the lager depends on

the environment in which it is brewed. They

are generally less alcoholic and complex. This

is the most common beer type sold in the U.S.

 

Varieties of Large

 

Beck beer: is a very strong dark beer, usually

made’ in the springtime from the first of the

 

new malt and hops.

 

Pilsner. Pilsner 1s a term often seer

 

on

ol brands all Over the world. Pilsneer

 

alcohol got its name from the place called

has been brewed since last 800 years, and

quality and style. It is a clear, golden colored

 

Plzen in Bohemla, Czechoslovakia

 

has never bee challenged in its un

Served with most every type of food.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated: February 10, 2020 — 8:05 pm

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