Beer Info FAQ

What is a funk taste?

What is a funk taste?

I've seen "funky" used in a culinary context especially in reference to beer, and I take it to mean a unique, herbal, earthy taste that comes from fermentation (usually with wild yeasts). Funky tastes would be the kind of flavor that people either love or hate, the taste equivalent of the smell of a basement.

What is funky beer taste?

The best way of describing funk is as “something out of the ordinary,” but many describe the smell and taste of these beers as horse sweat, Band-Aid and barnyard.