9.8 - Bitterness of Beer (IM)
The determination of the bitter substances in beer, which are mainly iso-α-acids.
This Method was updated in 2020. The update covers the “Precision Chapter”. It now contains two tables. In addition to the table on conventionally-hopped beers, it also reflects the results of a second collaborative trial on dry-hopped beers carried out in 2019 covering higher BU levels.