'Beer' is an alcoholic beverage brewed from yeast-fermented malt and flavored with hops in Ashland. Beer is one of the oldest beverages and also the third most common drink consumed across the globe. One recent survey reveals that more than a hundred billion liters of beer is sold every year throughout the world. It is generally derived from malted barley, however, rice, wheat or corns are also used. It is flavored with the flower of the hop-vine, known as Hops, which actually works as a natural preservative. You will find 4% to 6% of alcohol by volume in beer usually. The brewing (process of making beer)in Ashland can be done in breweries or at home also. The basic ingredients of beer are water, fermented malt, alcohol and hops. Pale ale, Mild ale, Wheat beer, Stout, Lambic, Lager, etc. are the few names of various types of beers. Consuming alcohol is injurious to health. However, beer reduces the risk of high blood pressure and diabetes also, as per some doctors in Ashland. It should be upto a pint per day which will be actually good for health. Adequate consumption of beer with healthy diet even helps to lose weight. Beer comprises vitamins, calcium, iron and folic acid which actually offer a 'protective' effect on the cardiovascular system of the human body.