Beer is one of the first and oldest drinks we’ve produced, and at Luxalune, we celebrate all styles of beer. With 100 different choices available, you’ve got a wide selection. Here’s a dictionary to help you identify the beer you’re about to enjoy.
Amber: A beer named for its reddish-brown color, ranging from pale to dark.
Ale: A beer brewed from hops, malt, and top-fermenting yeast. Varies from pale to dark amber in color, texture is smooth, and sweet, flavor is fruity, stronger, and more bitter than beer.
Bitter: Amber ale with a fragrant bouquet whose dry, sharp flavor is produced from hops.
Bock: A strong, malty lager varying from pale to dark brown in color with an alcohol content around 6 percent by volume.
Brown ale: Nutty, malty ale that’s dark brown in color with flavors ranging from dry to sweet.
Burton: Strong ale that’s dark brown in color with roasty malt flavors.
Cooper: Woodworker who crafts wooden beer kegs.
Dopplebock: A version of bock, meaning “double bock,” with a stronger alcohol content, varying from 8 to 13 percent by volume.
Hard cider: A sweet fermented drink made from apples.
Hefeweizen: A refreshing, frothy wheat beer that is lighter in body, flavor, and alcohol content.
India Pale Ale (IPA): A pale ale that is profusely hoppy.
Kolsch: A mildly malty West German ale that is very pale in color and a bit tart in flavor.
Lager: A crisp, clean beer made with bottom-fermenting yeasts at near freezing temperatures for longer periods of time than ales.
Malt liquor: A malty lager that’s pale in color with an alcohol content above 5 percent by volume, as defined in the United States.
Pale ale: A highly hopped beer made from high-quality malt that’s dry in flavor.
Pilsner: A beer brewed from bottom-fermenting yeast. Very pale in color with a dry, hoppy flavor and aroma.
Porter: Ale brewed from well-roasted barley. Dark brown in color, full-bodied in texture, and bittersweet or chocolaty in flavor.
Stout: A rich beer brewed from full-flavored roasted malts andtop-fermenting yeast, sometimes with caramel sugar and high hop content. Dark brown in color, full-bodied in texture, and slightly burnt in flavor.