BEER VOCABULARY

BODY

The sense of fullness or viscosityof the beer on your palate. Beer is usually described as being thin, light, medium, or full bodied.

COMPLEX

Beer that involves multiple flavors and sensations on your palate

CRISP

Effervescent and bubbly

HOPPY

Having a bitter flavor of hops and a spicy aroma

MALTY

Sweet caramel-like flavors

MOUTHFEEL

Sensations of warmth, carbonation, dryness etc., on your palate

ROASTY/TOASTY

Roasted grain (not burnt) flavors