Brew MasteryBecome more suds-savvy with these insider tips.
1. Grab a growler. Many beer stores and bars offer half-gallon jugs to sample beers that aren't available bottled.
2. Reach for a cold one. Heat exacerbates oxidation, the main flavor-corruptor of bottled beer. (The stale stuff can taste papery.)
3. Give India Pale Ales a chance. "Less bitter ones are becoming popular, with flavors like citrus fruits or strawberry," Erny says.
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