SRM Color #1-9

Welcome to the first of three weeks of our SRM based series of themes. The Standard Reference Method is a color scale used to assess beer either by eye or with a spectrophotometer. Useful in judging how well a beer meets style guidelines, many brewing recipes will list an expected range to let you know what to expect and help brewers determine if their batch came out as it should.

So this week we are starting with the lightest beer styles falling within the SRM range of 1-9. Let’s see what we tasted!

Our Lineup:

Tidepools of LoveSahale
MO IPAPublic House
Samuel ClementinePublic House
UrbanatorUrban Chestnut
Burning Sky Scottish AleEmpyrean
Palisade Peach WheatBreckenridge
Poor Man’s GrenadeEvil Twin
Berliner GeschichtePrivatbrauerei Eibau
Wit White WheatModern
Beer for BunchOff Color
Fuzzy Blend #4Side Project
Birds in WallsWellspent
Foeder Double Vanilla to the YardNarrow Gauge

The winner this evening was a THREE WAY TIE between Tidepools of Love by Sahale, Poor Man’s Grenade by Evil Twin, and Fuzzy Blend #4 by Side Project. Congrats to all the winner!

Next week we taste the mid-range SRM beers with #10-19. Check back here to see our lineup.

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