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Razor asked in Food & DrinkBeer, Wine & Spirits · 1 decade ago

Should Ale be served chilled?

1)Should I keep it in the refrigerator or is room temperature enough?

2)Should it be consumed in one go. Or can I finish after a few days?

7 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    depends on how cold ur room is, a chilled ale would be better.

    best finished in one go unless you plan to use the left-overs to cook.

  • 1 decade ago

    1) Ale should be served at room temperature.

    2) Why would you not consume it all in one go? Why would anyone want to drink day-old beer?

  • 1 decade ago

    Most real ales should be served at room temperature.

    With regards to keeping ale, it would probably be best to finish it at one go. However, ale unlike beer isn't really gaseous, so it won't go "off" or stale as quickly. That said, why wouldn't you want to finish an ale at one sitting?

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Depends on the country you are in. In the US, most drink ale cold. I had great room temp ale in England and chilled ale in Germany.

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  • 1 decade ago

    keep it chilled, not too chilled, a good ale should say on the bottle what temperature to keep it at, and what temperature to drink it at. but because the cold kills flavour, so drink it at around room temperature.

  • 1 decade ago

    Very cold (0-4C/32-39F): Any beer you don’t actually want to taste. Pale Lager, Malt Liquor, Canadian-style Golden Ale and Cream Ale, Low Alcohol, Canadian, American or Scandinavian-style Cider.

    Cold (4-7C/39-45F): Hefeweizen, Kristalweizen, Kölsch, Premium Lager, Pilsner, Classic German Pilsner, Fruit Beer, brewpub-style Golden Ale, European Strong Lager, Berliner Weisse, Belgian White, American Dark Lager, sweetened Fruit Lambics and Gueuzes, Duvel-types

    Cool (8-12C/45-54F): American Pale Ale, Amber Ale, California Common, Dunkelweizen, Sweet Stout, Stout, Dry Stout, Porter, English-style Golden Ale, unsweetened Fruit Lambics and Gueuzes, Faro, Belgian Ale, Bohemian Pilsner, Dunkel, Dortmunder/Helles, Vienna, Schwarzbier, Smoked, Altbier, Tripel, Irish Ale, French or Spanish-style Cider

    Cellar (12-14C/54-57F): Bitter, Premium Bitter, Brown Ale, India Pale Ale, English Pale Ale, English Strong Ale, Old Ale, Saison, Unblended Lambic, Flemish Sour Ale, Bière de Garde, Baltic Porter, Abbey Dubbel, Belgian Strong Ale, Weizen Bock, Bock, Foreign Stout, Zwickel/Keller/Landbier, Scottish Ale, Scotch Ale, American Strong Ale, Mild, English-style Cider

    Warm (14-16C/57-61F): Barley Wine, Abt/Quadrupel, Imperial Stout, Imperial/Double IPA, Doppelbock, Eisbock, Mead

    Hot (70C/158F): Quelque Chose, Liefmans Glühkriek, dark, spiced winter ales like Daleside Morocco Ale.

  • 1 decade ago

    Keep it chilled in the fridge

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