Lewis, M. J. Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis, California.
- Malting process
- Fermentation and finishing
- Light (low-calorie) beer
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A fermented beverage produced from grain. Beer is a generic term used to describe alcoholic beverages made from cereal grains, especially barley, in the form of malt. Ale, lager, porter, and stout are different kinds of beer made by recognizably similar processes. The United States is the largest producer of beer in the world.
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