Tasting Knowledge

There are many flavours in beverages and as many ways to taste them. Here you’ll find advice and guidance on the best way to taste for specific flavours and tips and tricks that can improve your taste panel’s abilities.

Below you’ll find a range of information and guidance on tasting. We’ll be building this information up over time to provide you with one source for tasting and flavour identification. Our Flavorfiles also contain tasting information so please feel free to download them, they are located in the Product section of the website.

How To Taste – Estery Flavours

How to Taste – Musty and Earthy Taints

How to Taste – Sulphur Flavours

How to Taste – Phenolic Taints

How to Taste – Flavours derived from Hops

How to Taste- Off-flavours caused by maturation