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ALE

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active life expectancy
allowable limits of error
amputated lower extremity
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a malty brew, top-fermented and bottle-aged to rapturous perfection.
Budweiser American Ale is an all-malt, top-fermented ale that is dry hopped with Cascade hops from the Pacific Northwest.
Made with pale ale malts and four distinctive hop varieties, it is brewed in fermenters originally designed for pilsner lagers and top-fermented as is normal for ale.
The beer is brewed in the Belgian top-fermented beer style, making a light golden beer with a fruity aroma.
What binds them together is that they are brewed with bottom-fermenting yeasts which are much fresher than top-fermented ales.
To brew ales, yeast is rapidly top-fermented at warm temperatures, usually around 65 to 75 degrees.
This top-fermented, lightly hopped, pale yellow ale takes its name from the Cologne (Koln, in German) dialect, which is known as Kolsch.
Now, thankfully, there is a worldwide resurgence, especially in the US which is making some world class top-fermented brews.
Brewed in the true "hefeweizen" style, Crossroads is an unfiltered, top-fermented wheat beer that, according to Anheuser-Busch brewmasters, delivers "a fruity aroma and a clean, crisp finish.