Technical Definition Simple Definition
AbV- Alcohol by volume, written as a percentage.
Ale- Ales are fermented at warm temperatures with top fermenting yeast.
High Gravity- The density of the wort (young) beer in relation to the sugar content that will produce the alcohol. High gravity indicates a denser liquid containing more sugar.
Lager-The German word for "storage," which indicates the storing process of the beer in cold temperatures. In addition, lagers use bottom fermenting yeast.
Number that lets you know how many you can drink before you get hammered.
Pale, India Pale, Stout, Porter, Bitter, Barlywine, Brown, etc.
Pilsners, Bock, Dunkel, Shcwarzbier, etc.