After a few brews under the belt, skills and process tend to improve and the beers get better and better!
If you're like us, brewing to a particular style is bound to become a goal and this is where style descriptors come into play. After all, with the variety of different styles that are available these days, describing them isn't as easy as it used to be. Knowing a handful of colorful descriptors, as well as potential flaws, can really help to improve your homebrew.
What better place to refer to these descriptor and flaw guidelines than the Beer Juge Certification Program (BJCP). The two we look at quite often are the style guildlines PDF and beer faults pages. If you haven't seen them before, they are definitely worth checking out!