Ale is one of the two broad classifications of beer (the other being Lager). Ales are typically brewed from malted barley.

Ales are generally made using top-fermenting yeast, which can create higher alcohol content, fuller and darker body and fruitier flavors.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 30mL

Calories 13 (54 kJ)
from alcohol 8
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0 g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Total Carbs. 1 g 0%
Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg 0%
Sodium 0.0 mg 0%
Potassium 8.1 mg 0%
Protein 0.1 g
Vitamin A 0 IU 0%
Vitamin C 0 mg 0%
Calcium 1 mg 0%
Iron 0 mg 0%
Vitamin D 0 IU 0%
Folate 0 µg 0%
  • : Nutritional information disclaimer
  • *: Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your diet needs.

Brands and Variations of Ale

Boddingtons Pub Ale

Boddingtons is a brand of ale originating in Manchester, England over 200 years ago. It is now sold in over 30 countries.

Boddington's is a weakly alcoholic ale, being just 3.5% alcohol by volume when bought in cans (reduced from 3.8% in 2008).

Newcastle Brown

Newcastle Brown Ale is darker ale invented in 1927 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

It is produced by Scottish & Newcastle, which is part of Heineken International.