Lager is a type of beer conditioned after brewing in low temperatures, and typically brewed with the use of a bottom-fermenting yeast capable of fermenting at a low temperature, around 10 °C (50 °F). Lagers are a popular brew type, and the type of malt used and the initial fermentation method will affect the appearance and taste of the end product. However, lagers tend to be milder, smoother, and more refreshing than other types of beers, thanks to the aging process.
The Old Possum is a malt liquor, a lager with a higher than normal alcohol content obtained by adding sugar, corn, or other adjuncts to the malt. The increased amount of sugars allows for a higher concentration of alcohol, with none of the usual changes in taste.
One of several types of beer found in Appalachia, boosting Strength and thus carry capacity at the expense of Intelligence.
- The label identifies Old Possum as a malt liquor.