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  • Temperature makes a difference. You want it to be fairly warm for ales and colder for lagers.
  • Yes. Different climates allow different microflora to thrive. If you tried to brew an imperial stout in a tropical climate, you're going to end up with something very sour and skunky. Likewise, if you try to brew an IPA in a Russian cave, you are going to end up with something that tastes like soap and has no alcoholic content.
  • Both BostJan and Darth are correct. Atmospheric pressure can make the difference for flat beer or bubbly.I found that out when they tried making beer atop a mountain and in a deep hole. for proving that. The deep hole was richer tasting and the mountaintop one was tried and tried to make well and they came out with some pretty good stuff, but it all went assunder.

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