Belgium has many different beer styles in a similar way that the British do.
Belgians have a long history of brewing in many different styles, contrasting with the German's who tend to make beer around the pale lager theme.
Rauchbier is a beer brewed with some smoked barley. All beer used to be smoked beer. The barley is dried after it is brought in from the fields over a beechwood fire,
Proof was a term used to describe the alcohol content of a drink - historically rum. To make sure that spirits were not watered down between producer & consumer, a little could be t
Mild ale is presicely that; ale which is less bitter - milder - that a pint of bitter. It isn't necessarily dark, sweet, low strength or having no hop character but more often than not
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The original settlers in the United States were a religious lot on the whole, but didn't realise that they needed skilled workers to establish a thriving community and many perished over the harsh
During Lent and other periods of fasting, ancient monks would drink strong beer to get their calories as it didn't count as food. Hence the strong brewing tradition in monastaries.
What is the world's most popular beverage? Its tea. Beer comes second.