your favourite type of beer
Do try them all, but first of all, here’s some information about the different types of beer.
The most popular beer in the world
Golden colour, brilliant and crystal-clear
Grainy and roasted aromas
Good balance between the natural malty sweetness and the moderate hoppy bitterness
Dark beer, amber-coloured, thick beer head with a darker colour and a creamy texture
Notes of caramel indicating natural sweetness, but with a lingering dry mouthfeel
Amber-coloured, crystalline, thick beer head
Sweet malty notes that contrast with herbal and citric hoppy notes
Pronounced bitterness, counteracted by the aromatic hoppy component
Dark-coloured, dark brown, thick sandy-coloured beer head
Roasted malt coffee-like aromas
Roasted, coffee and black chocolate notes, moderate bitterness
Full-bodied, intense beer
Dark-coloured, copper to dark brown, thick head
Roasted malt, nuts and caramel aromas
Roasted malty notes, lingering dry mouthfeel
Medium-bodied and very refreshing beer
Straw-yellow colour, white and stable head
Grainy and fruity, banana-like aromas
Malty and fruity notes, sweetness prevails over bitterness
India Pale Ale
Dark-golden to orange colour
Pronounced hops, translated into fruity, tropical, citric, herbal, floral or spicy notes
Pronounced and persistent bitterness, contrasting with hoppy aromatic notes
Full-bodied beer, velvety texture
Dark-coloured, dark brown, thick and creamy sandy-coloured head
Roasted grainy notes, malted beer, pronounced sourness, moderate bitterness
Some little-known facts
1 – The first records of brewing date from 8000 BC, in Sumer.
2 – Beer was the drink of choice in the Middle Ages. Not only was alcohol a way of fighting bacteria, but it also had a high nutritional value.
3 – Not only were they not slaves, but the workers who built the Egyptian pyramids were even paid in beer.
4 – Belgium has the largest number of beer brands.
5 – Are you afraid of empty glasses? Cenosilicaphobia is the fear of having an empty glass when drinking.
6 – Germany is the world’s main hop producer.
7 – 90 % of beer is water.
Find out how to serve the perfect beer
1 – Each beer has an ideal temperature. Make sure that the one you're about to taste is just perfect.
2 – Each beer has an ideal type of glass, which should always be clean, dry and never warm.
3 – Open the tap and serve your beer into a glass that is at a 45-degree angle.
4 – Straighten the glass when the beer reaches the ¾ mark.
5 – Enjoy the perfect beer.