Beer

Beer - alcoholic drink with characteristic aroma produced alcoholic fermentation of barley malt with the mandatory addition of hops. For making some Beers part barley malt is replaced by a meal of cereals (rice, maize, barley and sugar.
There are light (Zhiguli, Riga, Moscow, Leningrad) and dark (Ukrainian, March, velvet, Leningrad dark Beers. Each variety is characterized by color, smell, taste and a certain amount of alcohol, acidity and resistance (see table).

Characterization of varieties of beer
Beer Acidity in ml 1 N. solution of alkali 100 ml of beer The amount of alcohol in % (not less than) Resistance in days
Zhiguli
Riga
Moscow
Leningrad
Ukrainian
March
Porter
Velvet
1,3-2,8
1,9-3,1
2,1 - 3,3
3,3-5,1
2,1-3,3
2,4-3,7
4,0-5,5
1,9-3,1
2,8
3,4
3,5
6,0
3,2
3,8
5,0
Not bolee,5
7
8
8
10
8
8
17
3
Benign beer must be transparent (except velvet and porter), do not have any foreign flavor and smells and impurities.
The content of carbon dioxide in the beer should be not less than 0,3% by weight, and porter - not less than 0.35%. Beer with acidity 0.2 ml (or C) above the prescribed norms rejected. Beer is a good nutrient medium for many microorganisms, including Escherichia, typhoid and partypany, as well as for microbes that cause spoilage of beer.
Beer with bacterial slime, rejected. If beer turbidity has physico-chemical origin, beer undergoes filtration plant, after which it is pumped to clean the barrel and Pets to implementation.
Beer in bottles should be stored in a dark place at temperature from 0 to 12 degrees. Resistance pasteurized beer at least 3 months.
The nutritional value of beer latter mainly easily digestible extractive substances, the number of which in different Beers ranges from 5 to 8%, reaching in some sorts of 10%. The main part of the extract of beer (85-90%) are carbohydrates: dextrins, maltose, glucose, fructose, pentoses. The content of nitrogen substances in the extract ranges from 0.9 to 1.5%. Caloric value of 1 liter light-beer 400-500 calories and Leningrad dark 800 kcal.
Beer contains valuable for human body vitamins Century
Used in medicine property of beer to increase appetite. It is recommended to exclude beer from the diet for liver diseases and some vascular diseases. The abuse of beer may cause disorder of fat metabolism with fatty liver and heart.