How is an India Pale Ale different than a Pale Ale? What makes a Pilsner a Pilsner? We will talk about all of the differences in various styles of beer as well as what makes it more than just a beer. However, for the moment we’re busy working on the building, but we will be getting back to this before too long…
A few definitions to get things started…
ABV = Alcohol % by Volume
IBU = International Bitterness Units (scale of 1 to 100+ … indicates hop bitterness: higher number = more bitter)
SRM = Standard Reference Method (scale of 1 to 40 … indicates range of beer color: higher number = darker beer)
Side note here: When it comes to liking or not liking “dark” beers, don’t forget, dark is a color, not a flavor.