With more 100 recognized world beer styles as defined by the Brewers Association, it is helpful to learn what you should expect from a beer of a certain style, including: aroma, flavor, bitterness, alcohol ranges, color and carbonation.
Julia Herz, director of the Brewers Association Craft Beer Program walks you through the steps of tasting a craft beer, helping you better evaluate the aesthetics, aromatics and mouthfeel of your beer.
When tasting craft beer, choosing the right glassware for the style is important to ensure you have the experience the brewer intended. A few of the most common types of glassware and why they enhance the flavors and aromatics of your beer are described.
Beer-clean glassware is key to the enjoyment of your craft beer. Learn four techniques to detect clean glassware and what you should expect when ordering a craft beer.
Temperature plays an important role in beer service. Learn why frosted glassware is not preferred when enjoying craft beer.