Adding a Lime Garnish to Beer (Tasty or Tasteless?)
Learning to homebrew
Did you know that lime is the most popular beer garnish of all time?
In fact, some beers like Corona are served WITH a lime more often than WITHOUT one!
But, they aren't the only beer that pairs well with bright, citrus flavor.
Lime can be served with nearly every light lager as well as many pale ales and even IPAs and it is definitely a tasty and classy move.
But, lime definitely does NOT pair well with other flavors...
The flavor of dark beer often showcases malty, sweeter flavors that clash with citrus.
...like dark beer
Preparing lime in direct sunlight can cause the lime juice to react and cause chemical burns on your skin called phytophotodermatitis
Read the full article to learn more about the history of the lime garnish (and how it saved lives)