Amber Ale

Amber Ale

North American brewers are now producing ales that are identified by the term “amber ale.” This is a more modern, nontraditional style, and many of these beers borrow heavily from the characteristics associated with more classical styles such as pale ales or bitters. Amber ales are light- to medium-bodied and can be anywhere from light copper to light brown in hue. Typically amber ales are quite malty but not heavily caramelized in flavor.

British and North American Styles

Each year, the first round of the World Beer Championships is reserved for British and North American ale styles. Following


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