Learn these 11 beer-related pronunciations and talk shop like a pro.
Aass (OOZ): A brewery in Norway.
Braggot [BRAG-it]: A standard type of mead that contains honey and malt.
Brettanomyces (breht-an-oh-MY-seez): A non-spore forming yeast.
Framboise (fram-BWAHZ): A raspberry-flavored lambic.
Gueuze (GEHW-zah): A spontaneously fermented ale.
Helles (HELL-uhs): A light-colored German lager.
Kölsch (KOWLSH): A pale ale style from Cologne, Germany.
Kriek [CREEK]: A Belgian beer fermented with sour cherries.
Maibock [MY-bock]: A strong lager originated in Germany’s Einbeck region.
Märzen (MAYRT-zen): German ale associated with Oktoberfest.
Pauwel Kwak [PAH-wel KWAK]: A Belgian strong ale by Brouwerij Bosteels.
Rauchbier (RAUK-beer): A smoke beer.
Saaz (ZAHTS): A noble hop used in pilsners.
Schlafly (SHLAH-flee): A St. Louis brewery.
St. Feuillien [saint FOO-ee-in]: An abbey brewery in Belgium dating back
to the 12th century.
Tsingtao [ching-DOW]: A popular Chinese brewery established in 1903.
Weissbier [VYSE-beer]: A traditional wheat-based beer that originated in Bavaria.
Willamette [wih-LAM-mit]: A hop-producing valley south of Portland, Ore.
Wort (WURT): Liquid derived from mashing malted barley