Loving the beer geek life: an update and future plans

I’m expecting quite a few new readers on the site today. If that’s you, welcome! I hope you like what you find here. Perhaps you’ve arrived here today after reading my piece for BeerBods on Unity Brewing Co’s Congregate Belgian pale ale. And perhaps you’re wondering “who is this dude, and why am I reading his stuff instead of Evil …

beer flavour wheel

Beer Flavour Wheel

If you’ve ever struggled to describe what it is you’re tasting in your beer, this might help. This beer flavour wheel groups the most commonly found flavours in beer together and guides you to describe them with more precision as you go from the centre to the outer edge.

how to taste beer like an expert

How to taste beer like an expert

Sometimes you just want to drink a beer. It’s one of life’s simple pleasures. Not every beer has to be deconstructed and captured in a notebook. There are times though when you might want to slow down and consider the beer you’re drinking in a little more depth. What follows is my guide on how to taste beer, and how …