The flavor profiling system developed by Greg Engert separates beer into seven categories: crisp, hop, malt, roast, smoke, fruit and spice, and tart and funky. He has described each flavor, identified its notable styles and paired just the right foods. But what about people who ... [gasp] ...
If you've been confusing your pilsners with your IPAs and imperial stouts, you need to consult this thorough chart from Greg Engert.
Greg Engert is the beer director of Neighborhood Restaurant Group in Washington, D.C. In 2010, Food & Wine magazine named him a Sommelier of the Year -- an honor previously reserved for those in the wine field. Send him your queries @ChurchKeyDC.
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