The Beer

Glossary

Curious about the difference between Sparging, Spalt and Spelt? Pilsner, Perle and Phenols? Then the Glossary is your secret treasure-trove of beer knowledge!

  • IBU

    International Bitterness Units are used to estimate the bitterness of beer.  For example, an American IPA ranges from 40 to 70 IBU.


  • Imperial Stout

    Imperial Stouts are powerful, dark, and roasty beers, and come in varieties such as Russian Imperial Stout, so called because it was originally made for the Russian Czars.


  • Iron Maiden

    Iron Maiden has made a beer called Trooper in association with Robinsons Brewery in England. It’s an ESB, and it verily rocks!