Flavor Wheel courtesy of www.beerflavorwheel.com

When it comes to describing how beer tastes, adjectives are a dime a dozen. Has there ever been a defined vocabulary of taste from which to draw when considering beer? Well, sure. Recently I ran across this nifty flavor wheel over at the uber-accessible www.beerflavorwheel.com. It’s as good a breaker-downer of beer flavors as I’ve seen.

Feel free to click and download the image at right, or if you care about web chivalry, go visit the above link and download it from the source. Hopefully this will help any or all of you who are curious about beer flavors and want to increase your palate’s IQ.

Highlights include: piquant, meaty, beany, jam-like, and more…