What’s the difference between ALE and LAGER beer?

We all know about wine geeks, but now I have discovered a new kind – the beer geeks! And rightfully so, as, with the rise of craft beer, a whole new range of beer is emerging. So, what is the main difference between ale and lager? The fermentation and especially the type of yeast. What’s the difference between ALE and LAGER beer? Here’s a summary: ALE Thousands of years old process Fermented warm Top fermentation Small brewing cycle: few days LAGER Quite recent process Fermented cold Bottom fermentation Long brewing cycle: several months Imka WebbImka Webb is a freelance digital marketing expert and the digital editor of Food & Home Entertaining magazine.  www.imkawebb.com More From FHE:Wine dictionary by Food & Home EntertainingAn honour to great matriarchs and the wines named…F&HE Cambodia/Singapore Foodie Trip ItineraryEverything you need to know about the wines of ItalyTop wine trends to look out for in 2017The Best Milkshakes Spots in South Africa9 Fun facts about ginFebruary 2018 food and wine pairing