The Right Temperature to Serve Beers
Beer is a worldwide favorite drink. There is something about
the aromas and taste of the beer that can cater to a person’s need to relax and
unwind after a tough day at work. When it comes to beer, the possibilities are
endless. Each type of beer in the world are different; they all have different
tastes and are perfect for various events. Though ice-cold beers sound to be
the ideal drink to indulge in after a hot day, you must realize that different
temperature of a beer can have different results. Warm beer is known to be one
of the most unpleasant experiences that a beer-lover could have, but keeping in
mind that a different temperature can affect the taste of beer, we can experience
Taste plays an important role when it comes to drinking beer.
No one wants to drink beer that smells like old cheese and tastes like rotten
grapes sitting for too long in the sun. We would much rather prefect a drink
that smells like home. That tastes sweet with a hint of sour. We want an
alcoholic drink that smells like nuts and other more aromatic spices. This can
be achieved to its absolute limit by temperature. Temperature, as established
previously, enhances the taste and smell of the beer and transforms it into
something that a king would drink.
Though ice cold is one of the most used temperatures when
drinking beer, studies show that it actually reduces the taste in which the
beer provides to an individual. Ice cold beer comes across as a refreshing drink,
with its immensely low temperature it can enhance
some qualifying aspects of beer. Ranging from the fruitiness of the beer to the
way that the bubbles rise, are affected by the ice-cold temperature of a beer. However,
sometimes, ice-cold beers are known to alter the taste so much they taste
tasteless as well as thin and dull.
Other than for the cold temperatures of beer which are
commonly enjoyed around the world. Warm or hot beer is considered an insult to
a drinker. Due to the lack of bubbles and refreshment that the drink itself
provided. Warm or hot beer allows more aromas and tastes from the beer to rise
and spread. A more pressing problem with consuming warm beer, however, is the
decrease in carbonation. When a beer or soda drink increases in temperature,
the carbonation limits and amounts decrease in the result.
Like many other types of beer, there is a specific type of
temperature for each kind of beer. This is due to the reaction of the beer in
warmer and more damp climates. The temperature of the beer, however, depends
almost entirely on the type of beer that is used for the individual. Finding
the perfect temperature of the beer is a difficult task. This is due to the kind
of beer as well as the style and production methods and brewing.
Each temperature caters differently to each of the different aromas and tastes
of a beer.