Beer/Cider

Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world. It is also the third most popular drink overall after water and tea. Beer is brewed from cereal grains most commonly from malted barley, though wheat, maize (corn), and rice are also used. During the brewing process, fermentation of the starch sugars in the wort produces ethanol and carbonation in the resulting beer.

Cider is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples, although the legal definition for other fruit ciders can differ from country to country. Cider is popular in the United Kingdom (especially in the West Country) and the Republic of Ireland and widely available