While the majority of your taste actually comes from your sense of smell, you would still be in a lot of trouble if it wasn’t for your tongue. The following infographic will probably give you more information about the human tongue that you would ever care to know. [Source:Medical Insurance]
When you taste beer there are four basic flavors that come out. These aren’t the only flavors in a beer. The taste of a beer can be as simple as a small strings ensemble or as complex as a full orchestra. But the four predominant flavors in a beer are malty, bitter, sour, and skunky.
A lot of what I have learned about beer has come friends, podcasts, and the beeradvocate.com. One of the greatest tips I ever learned was from the podcast beerschool.com. It is as follows, it takes three drinks of a beer to really know if you like it (I know I said it was my method in the video. That was a slip and I’m sorry).
For those of you who have been waiting since yesterday afternoon, here is the inaugural Beer Tip of the Week. I know you have been waiting, hoping, and praying for this day. Well it has finally come. For my very first tip, I’m going to give you the tip that changed the world of beer as I know it forever.