Pittsburgh has beer and ale available for retail sale. Beer and ale are both alcoholic beverages, with the latter being a type of beer made from malted barley using a warm fermentation with a strain of brewers' yeast. It would also have hops to balance out its essentially sweet taste. These drinks are available for sale at supermarkets, as well as specialized retail stores in Pittsburgh. They can be of various types depending on age and flavor. Some of the varieties of ale available include brown ale, pale ale, Scotch ales, mild ale, Burton ales, Belgian ales, and many more. Similarly, beer also has different types, depending on flavour, alcohol concentration and styles.