Skunking Out Funky-Tasting Beer
Skunked and diacetyl? You're not the only one pondering what these words mean and how in the world they're related to beer! Don't worry, Serious Eats has you covered with multiple suds lessons, this one focusing on identifying skunked beers. Here's to fresh beer!
We've now explored the sources of a pretty good range of the many delicious flavors that can be found in beer. But what about the not-so-delici ous ones? Many supporters of the craft beer industry see their world through rose-colored glasses, but the fact of the matter is that the big boys over at Bud/Miller/Coors have one undeniable advantage over us craft folk: consistency.