The most common beer styles are ales and lagers. When other ingredients are used to enhance the flavor such as wheat, pumpkin, honey, spices, fruit, smoked malt or chile peppers, the beer is known as a specialty beer.
The alcohol content of beer is measured in percent by volume (ABV). The low end is around 2 percent rising up to a sky-high 25 percent! Most beers have an ABV of 4 to 6 percent.