Ale is a type of beer brewed from barley malt with a top-fermenting brewers yeast that ferments quickly, giving a sweet, full body and a fruity,
and sometimes butter-like, taste. Most ale contains some herb or spice, usually hops, which imparts a bitter, herbal flavour which balances the malt
sweetness. Ale means any top-fermented beverage made from malt. The other major style of beer is lager, which is bottom-fermented.
Commonly found varieties of ale are Pale Ale, Light Ale, Dark Ale, Brown Ale, Red Ale & Cream Ale.
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