It’s beer and food festival season so I decided to write a beginner’s guide to the taste in the beer we all like to drink (hopefully Independent Brewing or other local brews).
This is not a definitive guide or the only way to enjoy trying new beers, look at it as a starting point on the journey, to thinking a little more about the beer you enjoy and why you enjoy your beers.
Ok, beers have a taste, we all know that. Different ingredients bring different flavours. All beers start with four main ingredients Water, Hops, Malts (malts are usually made from Barley along with other grains added for reasons, flavour or cost) and yeast. Each of these four provide different elements to the flavour of the finished beer. Continue reading