Beer enthusiasts most often use the flavor wheel to expose themselves to the massive number of descriptors for the tastes and smells in their beer. If one desires to get deeply involved and develop their skills in evaluating beer, the beer flavor wheel is an excellent guide.
It breaks down the entire tasting experience in common categories and each category gets further down until you reach the scientific conclusion. Hopefully this will help any or all of you who are curious about beer flavors and want to increase your palate’s IQ.
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Source: Beer Flavor Wheel