As brewers, we strive to always be creating better beer. Drinking it is one thing, but knowing how to taste beer is essential to becoming a better brewer.
Drinking is easy and unstructured. Tasting however, has rules and a clearly defined purpose.
With good technique, training and practice, you can extract a far greater amount of information from your beer than you might have originally thought - so we decided to put together some basic tips to get you started by learning to "correctly" taste your beer.
We recommend you form a habit of taking tasting notes on your brews. This way, you will learn what you like and don’t like about each brew and can make educated changes on your next one. For a general overview on what to focus on and what matters when tasting beer, we've covered the points below:
Check out our Blog which goes into great detail on how to taste beer properly for each of these points.