Feb 25, 2011
We’ve covered the first 2 letters of CAMFA so far. Let’s dig into the next one: M.
How the beer feels in our mouth, the texture, lushness or leanness, is the whole idea and we can really start to full-on experience our beer once we get to mouthfeel. With the first steps being looking at your beer and then smelling your beer, the mouthfeel of the beer helps to start filling out the intimate knowledge of the beer in our mouths.
It’s important to know that mouthfeel is an integral part of enjoying beer. That it’s generally something that takes a bit of time to get to know. And it’s not necessarily the same for your ‘lawn mower’ type beer drinking, wherein you’re looking to primarily quench your thirst.
Be patient, try, linger. Learn to really embrace the mouthfeel of your beer and where it can lead. Hopefully to wanting to do it again with another high quality beer with friends.