Alcoholic Beverages And The Alcoholic Beverage Essay

842 Words Mar 10th, 2016 4 Pages
Alcoholic beverages are very commonly served around the world. Alcoholic beverages have helped humanity in many ways. For example, during extremely long voyages navigators use fermentation to purify their water. This is because yeast will kill other bacteria and fungi during their rapid reproduction. Without alcoholic beverages, humanity would never be as advanced as it is now. By observing the development of different alcoholic beverages, anthropologists can understand more about how humans have built society in this particular way. Alcoholic beverages are never just entertainment tools; they are pushing society to move forward. The alcoholic beverage that is most widespread, and most well-known is beer. [1]
There are a lot of different types of beer. Almost every country has their own unique ways to make beer. But we can still divide them into two main types according to their fermentation technique. Lager, is the name for those beers that are fermented and stored under relatively low temperature, usually less than 50°F. [3]. In this case, yeast will stay at the bottom of the beer. As a result of the low fermentation temperature, it takes a lot longer for this type of beer to be made. But on the other hand, it is a lot more non-perishable. Standard Lagers usually contain about 4% alcohol, and premium ones contain 5% alcohol, and it goes up to 14% for Austria’s Samichlaus [4]. Another type of beer is called Ale, originating from the British Isles. The yeast used in this…

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