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inky Dark or near-black and opaque or murky; usually linked with stouts and porters.
  
intangibleA property of a beer (usually in the taste) that is indescribable; colloquially, a property a drinker "can't put their finger on."
  
intense Powerful in flavor, aroma and/or alcohol.
  
intensityA subjective measure of a beer's strength.
  
International Bittering Unit or IBUThe accepted standard for expressing a beer's bitterness from the use of hops, measured by the concentration of isomerized alpha acids present in the finished brew.
  
Isovaleric acidAn off flavor introduced by old hops. The compound, which arises as hops age and lose their bitter alpha acids, produces a flavor typified by flavors of cheese, sweat or must.
  

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