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Types of Beers

Ales
Ales

Ale is a type of beer brewed using a warm fermentation method, resulting in a sweet, full-bodied and fruity taste. Historically, the term referred to a drink brewed without hops. As with most beers, ale typically has a bittering agent to balance the malt and act as a preservative.

Amber
Amber

Amber ale is an American term used to describe a variety of beers that range in color from light golden to deep red. They are slow-fermenting and are considered somewhat richer than pale ale, with a medium body. The US Association of Brewers describes these beers as having flavors determined primarily by hops.

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Blonde
Blonde

I recently bought a 6 pack of Shiner Blonde, and just loved the taste of it. What differentiates a blonde beer from others, other than a lighter color and flavor? Also, how do you make a blonde, an...

Brahma (Brazil) 2005 Rank: 5
Brahma (Brazil) 2005 Rank: 5

The dethroned “King of Beers.” Chef David Chang is now a spokesman. ... Brahma (Brazil) 2005 rank: 5 Market share: 1.5% Brazilian beer also in AB InBev family. 10. Coors Light (U.S.) 2005 rank: 7 Market share: 1.3% Outsold Coors by almost 13 to 1. Data: EuroMonitor Share. Share on Facebook. Post to Twitter. Send as an Email. Print. Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. LEARN ...

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Brown
Brown

Brown ale. Brown ale is a style of beer with a dark amber or brown colour. The term was first used by London brewers in the late 17th century to describe their products, such as mild ale,[1] though the term had a rather different meaning than it does today.

Bud Light (US) 2005 Rank: 1
Bud Light (US) 2005 Rank: 1

Top 20 Beers By Sales In US. ... priced at twice the cost of US "premium priced" beers like Bud and the other US ... monkey for the Bud Light whatever ...

Budweiser
Budweiser

Budweiser is brewed with only the finest two-row and six-row barley malt, hand-selected from regional growers all across America.

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Budweiser (US) 2005 Rank: 2
Budweiser (US) 2005 Rank: 2

On Friday (2/20/15) the Top 20 Beers In the US by sales volume came out yet again full of macro-brewing light and fizziness love. Nothing new here, but...

Coors Light (U
Coors Light (U

It's tough to define what qualifies a beer as "light" (different countries and regulatory agencies have different criteria), but for our purposes we're basically including any beer that labels itself as such. Broadly speaking, this means it has fewer calories than the regular version of the same beer. Here's a ranking of all the nationally distributed light beers I found at my local liquor stores.

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Corona Extra
Corona Extra

3. Corona is one of the top selling beers in the world. You probably didn’t need Best Beer HQ to tell you this, but Corona Extra is a very, very successful beer brand. Sold in more than 150 countries around the world, Corona is the fourth best-selling beer in the world and the most popular Mexican beer.

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Cream
Cream

Cream ale is a style of American and Canadian beer, of which examples are often light in color and are well attenuated. First crafted in the mid-1800s at various breweries in the United States, and in Canadian breweries such as Sleeman, cream ale remained a very localized form with different styles until the early 20th century.

Efes Pilsen
Efes Pilsen

Anadolu Efes Biracılık ve Malt Sanayii A.Ş. produces and markets beer and malt and non-alcoholic beverages in a wide geographical area comprising Turkey, Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East. Anadolu Efes is a member of the Anadolu Group. Anadolu Group was founded in the early 1950s by the Özilhan and Yazıcı families.

Guinness
Guinness

It started with stout: the iconic black beer that sparked a legacy of brewing innovation. Today, over 20 different beers bear the Guinness® name. Discover a brewer like no other.

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Harbin (China) 2005 Rank: 15
Harbin (China) 2005 Rank: 15

The dethroned “King of Beers.” ... Harbin (China) 2005 rank: 15

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Heineken
Heineken

Check out these interesting facts about Heineken beer. Beer news and reviews. Best Beer HQ is the home of the best beers in the world.

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Heineken (Netherlands) 2005 Rank: 6
Heineken (Netherlands) 2005 Rank: 6

The dethroned “King of Beers.” ... Heineken (Netherlands) 2005 rank: 6

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Lagers
Lagers

Lager (German: storeroom or warehouse) (Czech: ležák) is a type of beer originating from the Austrian Empire (now Czech Republic) that is conditioned at low temperatures, normally at the brewery. It may be pale, golden, amber, or dark.

Malts
Malts

Deeply roasted malts produce dark or black beers. So, take lightly roasted malt and make a beer from it. Use an ale yeast, and the result will be a pale ale, the classic English pub beer, or a bitter or golden ale.

Miller Lite
Miller Lite

Miller Lite, also known simply as Lite, is a 4.2% ABV American light pale lager sold by MillerCoors of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. Miller Lite competes with Anheuser-Busch's Bud Light beer. The company also produces Miller Genuine Draft and Miller High Life.

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Sam Adams
Sam Adams

For many, Boston Beer — aka Samuel Adams or Sam Adams, after its most prominent brand — is craft beer, or at least the gateway into that variegated genre of American brewing. The brewery has been both thought leader and tastemaker for more than a generation now, not least of all because it releases around 60 beers annually, including year-round regulars.

Skol (Brazil) 2005 Rank: 3
Skol (Brazil) 2005 Rank: 3

Market share: 2.3% The dethroned “King of Beers.” ... Skol (Brazil) 2005 rank: 3 Market share: 2.2%

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Stouts & Porters
Stouts & Porters

Stout is a dark beer made using roasted malt or roasted barley, hops, water and yeast. Stouts were traditionally the generic term for the strongest or stoutest porters, typically 7% or 8%, produced by a brewery.

Yanjing (China) 2005 Rank: 16
Yanjing (China) 2005 Rank: 16

The dethroned “King of Beers.” ... Yanjing (China) 2005 rank: 16

source: bloomberg.com
Yuengling
Yuengling

Yuengling® Traditional Lager is famous for its rich amber color, medium-bodied flavor and distinct character. It’s brewed with roasted caramel malt for a subtle sweetness and a combination of cluster and cascade hops.

source: yuengling.com
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