Grandpa’s Caffeine Fix Vol 2
ABV is an abbreviation for “alcohol by volume,” or “alcohol content by volume. Made even easier: alcohol percentage!
IBU stands for International Bitterness Units.
5 – 20 = Little bitterness
20 – 30 = Slightly bitter
30 – 45 = Bitter
> 45 = Very bitter
EBC, or European Brewery Convention in full, is the measure of beer color
6-9 Pale / Light Pale
9-12 Blonde / Yellow
45-75 Dark Copper / Brown
75-120 ery dark brown (translucent)
>120 Black (not translucent)
Malt is the base of every beer. Malt is grain that has been germinated and then dried. We use many different types of malt to give body, color and flavor to the beer.
Aaahhh… hops. We love them! Hops are flowers used primarily as a bittering, flavouring, and stability agent in beer. In our beers most hops add floral and fruity flavours and aromas.
Cubic Centimetre. So how big is the packaging?
Let us deconstruct this beer, shall we? To make it 100% grandpa-proof. So Italian coffee, because grandpa likes the strong stuff. Imperial because the old man likes to think he’s king. Milk is good for the bones. And Stout, well, not only is that the type of beer, but in Dutch stout also means ‘naughty’. Which is precisely how we like our grandpappies in Holland to be. Woohah!