Originally Posted by bobbrews
+1 - I suggest rubbing them between your clean palms and training yourself to recognize these different aromas. It doesn't matter so much what other people sense... whether it's garlic/onion, grapefruit, pineapple, pine, etc. - It's all about what you sense.
Good point about different people pickin gup different aromas. I don't remember if it was the kent goldings or the fuggles, but I said they smelled like pizza. My brew teacher gave me a wierd look and an elongated OOooooKKKkkkkk. Then he took another smell and said he understod what I was saying, but he percieved more fresh cut grass.