IBU

What Does IBU Mean?

IBU means "Ibuprofen" and "International Bitterness Unit."

The abbreviation IBU is often used as a contraction of the name of the NSAID "Ibuprofen."

In the beer brewing industry and amongst connoisseurs of beer, IBU means "International Bitterness Unit." In this context an IBU is a measure of how bitter a lager or ale is.

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Summary of Key Points

First definition of IBU

"Ibuprofen" is a common definition for IBU on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
IBU
Definition:Ibuprofen
Type:Word and Abbreviation
Guessability:
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Second definition of IBU

In relation to beer, "International Bitterness Unit" is a common definition for IBU.
IBU
Definition:International Bitterness Unit
Type:Word and Abbreviation
Guessability:
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults

Example of IBU Used in a Text

IBU

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