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Beer Styles

Beer StylesBeer is a beverage made from malted grain & water, flavoured with hops & fermented with yeast. There are very many beer styles made around the world that vary from pale amber lightly flavoured watery drinks, all the way through to full bodied creamy black beers with very strong flavours.

Here are some descriptions of a good cross section of the beers of the world.
Two Basic Styles - Ales and Lagers Two Basic Styles - Ales and Lagers
Almost all beers fall into one of these two basic beer styles. Read here about Ales and Lagers.
Many beer types Many beer types
Within the two basic styles of ale and lager, there are many variations that are generally associated with particular countries or places. Here are some of them.