dark ale

Let’s face it.

No party is ever complete without beer.

But just like any other responsible member of the society, you should know your limits when it comes to drinking beer.

However, there are people who are still not aware of their limits when it comes to drinking beer. Meanwhile, there are people who are still choosing to go beyond their limits when it comes to drinking beer.

This is where the need to learn more about what kind of beer you are drinking comes into play – not just to make you even more aware of your limits, but also for you to think twice about going beyond your limits the next time you – let’s say, drink an Angry Bird beer.

So, what kind of beer are you drinking?

Here are some types:

Dark Ale

This kind of beer is best known for having a complex taste. It’s usually made from malt; and depending on the malt used, one can expect a dark ale beer to taste either nutty or roasted and even caramel-like. It also usually has an alcohol by volume of 2%-6%. In the United Kingdom, two of the best dark ales out there are the brown ale and the mild ale.

Pale Ale

This kind of beer is best known for having a diverse taste. It’s usually made from subdued malt; and depending on the hop used, one can expect a pale ale beer to taste either tangy or spicy and even citrus-like. It also usually has an alcohol by volume of 2.8%-10%. In the United Kingdom, two of the best pale ales out there are the India Pale Ale (IPA) and the Extra Special Bitter (ESB).

Strong Ale

This kind of beer is best known for having a strong taste. It’s usually made from malt; and depending how the malt is used, one can expect a strong ale beer to taste either sugary or spicy and even chocolaty. It also usually has an alcohol by volume of 7%-12%. In the United Kingdom, two of the best strong ales out there are the barley wine and the vintage ale.

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