p1030837One thing that many people who drink beer have yet to get into the habit of is smelling their beer. It’s one important part of the events I conduct with beer – to teach people to smell their beer. To drink with their noses first.

Most people are in the habit of smelling food, smelling wine, smelling the roses (although some are still missing this).

So why are you not inhaling the heady scents of your beer?

The information we take in through our noses is really important, chock full of memory and therefore thoughts. Smells tell us myriad things about what it is we are sniffing.

SO – pause and smell before drinking that next beer. THEN take a sip, swirl it all around your mouth, making sure it reaches all those taste buds in your tongue, roof of your mouth, cheeks, throat…

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