The 10 Terms Every Ale Drinker Should Learn


Ale. It’s a wonderful thing that brings old men, hipsters, 2nd year uni students and macho first dates together. It is a marvellous thing that people will hunt high and low for, and will leave cities if there isn’t a decent enough supply of. It sets apart the drinkers from the thinkers, the floozies from the boozies, the drunks from the punks. It makes people feel better about themselves.

If, however, you’re a fan of drinking the ale , but you’re not up to speed on the lingo that you should be throwing around, then you might find yourself falling behind in the knowing about ale competition. FEAR NOT – that’s one of our favourite things to say, according to Google – we have got you covered. Here are our 10 things you need to know if you enjoy drinking a bit of ale with your mouth.


  1. Hoppy

Never struggle to describe anything ever again. Once this word is in your arsenal you are equipped to be the best damn ale describer in the world. There’s no need to go in search of any more knowledge. You’ll blow people’s minds with this insight. Forget anything else. You don’t need anything else. You don’t need a list. You don’t need to keep searching. You’re welcome.


Good day, sir.



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