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Beer Styles

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Fruit and Field Beer

Fruit beers are made with fruit, or fruit extracts are added during any portion of the brewing process, providing obvious yet harmonious fruit qualities. This idea is expanded to “field beers” that utilize vegetables and herbs.

Category: Specialty Beers

Food Pairings

  • Salads
  • Creamy Cheeses
  • Vanilla Ice Cream

Glassware & Serving Temperature

Tulip

Commercial Examples

Commercial Examples

Appearance

Color

Pale to Very Dark

Clarity

Varies

Carbonation (Visual)

Varies

Flavor/Aroma

Alcohol

Varies

Hop

Hop bitterness is very low to medium-high

Malt

Malt sweetness is very low to medium-high

Esters

Can be present

Phenols

Can be present

Sensations

Body

Varies

Carbonation

Low to High

Finish Length

Varies

Attenuation

Medium - High

Ingredients

Hops

Varies

Malt

Varies

Water

Varies

Yeast

Lager or Ale

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