11 Varieties of Ale The real beer to drink

Ale is a fermented malt beverage, full-bodied and a bit bitter. It has a strong flavor with an aroma of hops. Hops are small vine fruits that are added to make the ale. Ale was a word related to Old English. Ale is a popular English term that is now synonymous with beer. Traditionally, ale was made with gruit, brewed with yeast, water, malt, and herbs and spices which were available locally. Malt is a drink made from grain crops. Modern ale is usually brewed with water rich in calcium sulfate, made with top-fermented yeast, and processed at higher temperatures. … Read more