oh! There is nothing the arrival of the weekend to enjoy a cold beer in the quiet of your home or in the company of your best friends. However, this moment of joy can be overshadowed by a strange smell and taste when you drink your beer. It may have been “burned” when you bought it, got home and refrigerated it; but, in some cases, it may have been acquired poor quality beer.
What do we mean when we talk about poor quality beer? Basically, it is to detect that in the production process standards were not met to create a quality productwhich can be reflected from labelledas well as in the colorin the smell or in the taste of your drink It may be that “in bad faith” it has been sold an imitated productcreated with low standards to avoid acquisition prices.
However, with this brief guide to tips to recognize if a beer is not of good qualityyou can stop for a moment before consume this drink and rate for yourself the quality with which it was produced, distributed and acquired by the place where you decided to buy it. Yes ok, you don’t need to be an expert of the beers, if it is important that you are at least acquainted with the ones of your preference to rate its quality.
Tips to recognize if a beer is not of good quality
1. Look at the labels
Despite being a decorative element, labels can say a lot. Observe that they are well glued and placed. If you notice that they are easy to remove or, well, that when removing them some paper is not stuck to the bottle, they may indicate that they are not of good quality. Also, detect with your hands that the label has reliefs and different types of inkeven that it has metallic reflections because there are bottles that are given a print that simulates the color.
2. The data must correspond
Also check both in lto label as in the contents of the bottle that the information corresponds to what you requested. check the beer name with its type (light, amber or dark), as well as the chosen variant (lager, ale, pale ale, pilsner, porter, stout, etc.). It will help a lot if you are familiar with the color, smell and taste that the beer must have to detect that it is not an imitation.
3. Remark the color
Another trick is, before serving, spin the bottle and return it to its original position. watch them rise bubbles towards the neck of the bottle and, secondly, check that particles do not fall to the bottom. If so, the product was not made with sufficient quality and hygiene. Also, when serving it in a glass, check that it foams and, despite the color of the chosen variant, make sure it doesn’t look cloudy.
4. Always serve it in a glass
You may be very used to drink the beer directly from the can oh the bottle; however, this practice causes the product to lose almost all the qualities it contains. To the serve it in a glass you can rescue some of the previous points to qualify their quality and allow the beer itself to mix with its sedimentsat the same time that this stimulates our senses.
5. Smell it and taste it
Smell is also a useful tool when it comes to detect beer qualitysince you can perceive that the smells correspond to the election; if you have a strange smell can be an indication of poor quality. Likewise, taste helps us to detect from a small initial drink the different flavors to identify the ingredients with which it is made. If for some reason you detect a taste of vinegarit is also an indicator of poor quality.
With these simple steps you will be able to detect, for yourself, if a beer is or is not of good quality. Health!