What does it matter if time moves on if I'm having a beer today?
Edgar Allan Poe
There are numerous variants with a wide range of nuances caused by the different ways of elaboration and the ingredients used. In general, it usually has an amber color with shades ranging from golden yellow to black, including reddish brown.
It is technically considered a soda, since it contains carbon dioxide (CO₂) dissolved in saturation manifested as bubbles at ambient pressure, it usually has a persistent foam and a crystalline or cloudy appearance.
depending on how it was made your graduation can vary quite a bit, since some beer has been produced with around 30% alcohol, despite the fact that it is normally between 3% and 9%.