Beer is one of the most popular alcoholic libations, edging out wine by 39 percent to 35 percent as drinkers’ beverage of choice. While everyone understands fermented grape juice produces wine, even some regular beer drinkers are in the dark about the complexities of beer, including its ingredients, styles, and methods of being served.

Every day there are more and more beer options at the store and even at the local bar. Although this is exciting for beer lovers, it gets harder to know which beer to choose, and the difference between a pilsner, a pale ale, a porter, and a stout.

Click “View Slideshow” to see Medical Daily debunk some of the most common myths that stand between you and a good brew.