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Alpha Acids are one of the chemical constituents of hops that are responsible for their relative bitterness, as well as some preservative qualities in beer.
The first evidence of brewing is from 9000 years ago in ancient China; another documented example is 5000-6000 years ago in Sumeria. Beer is really old!!
As the name suggests, this is a red or copper colored ale, and is typically is a balanced beer with a predominant malt character. It is very good with many types of food.