You Might Hate IPAs Because You're a Supertaster
Many people love knocking back a few hop-tastic brews like Indian Pale Ales after a long week, but not supertasters. In fact, they can barely stand the taste of
According to Dr. Robert DeSalle , curator of entomology in the Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics at the American Museum of Natural History, people fall into three major categories of tasters: nontasters comprise about 25% of the population; normal tasters are roughly half the population; and supertasters make up the last 25%. These supertasters experience all tastes far more intensely than others, and the effects of different tastes are amplified for them, DeSalle explains at Nautilus . If something is kind of sweet, for example, it will be very sweet for a supertaster.
That means bitter
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