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Speciality Herbs & Spices For Beer Making

There's nothing quite like fresh, high quality spices, herbs and fruits to enhance the specific flavor profiles of a good specialty beer.

Bitter Orange Peel - 1 oz.
Bitter Orange Peel is used commercially by domestic brewers to duplicate the beer styles that put Belgium on the brewing map. While not very bitter, they are a key ingredient in Belgian style white beers.
Organic Cacao (Cocoa) Nibs - 4 oz.
Theobroma cacao. 100% pure, partially fermented organic cacao. Add the flavor American love, chocolate, to your craft beer for a new brew that's sure to be everybody's new favorite!
Cardamom Seed - 1 oz.
Elettaria cardamomum Cardamom is a distinctive spice from the same family as ginger. Its flavor, which has been described as a "spicy cola", combines well with coriander, cumin and orange, and often all are used together in specialty Belgian and Holiday Style beer
Chamomile - 1 oz.
The Chamomile got its name from a Greek word which means earth apple and many other words that meant apple since the plant often has a distinguishable apple-like scent.
Chicory Root - 1 oz.
Craft brewers use roasted chicory to add flavor to their stouts and other styles brewed with coffee and roasted malts.
Cinnamon Sticks - 1 oz.
Cinnamon has found its way into recipes for spicy holiday ales and ciders.
Coriander Seed - 1 oz.
Coriander is widely used in specialty and Belgian style beers.
Elderberries - 8 oz.
Sambucus nigra Native to the British Isles, the small dark colored elderberry makes an excellent "port" style wine.
Elderflowers - 2 oz.
They can be used on their own for making wine or can be added to elderberry wine to enhance flavor. On their own, they produce a wine compared to a muscatel.
Ginger Root - 1 oz.
Used in ginger ale and ginger beer.
Grapefruit Peel - 1 oz.
Just in time for sun and sand fun, add sweet and tangy citrus flavors and make your summertime beer even more refreshing.
Heather Tips - 2 oz.
Calluna vulgaris It is both the flowers and the greenery of this wonderful herb which impart a pleasing aroma and smooth bitterness to beers. It is especially appropriate for a Scotch ale known as Fraoch. With a flavor similar to a subtle chamomile/mint blend with a hint of lavender, heather pairs well with honey
Hibiscus Flowers - 2.5 oz.
Hibiscus flower imparts berry-like, fruity and floral notes, while adding a vibrant pink/red color. Hibiscus flower can be added during the last five minutes of the boil or during secondary fermentation.
Indian Sarsaparilla - 2 oz.
The sarsaparilla herb was originally added to beverages to help improve mouthfeel and head retention
Japones Chiles - 2 oz.
The japones chile is a small, pointed chile that grows to be about 2 inches long and 1/2 inch wide .Bright red in color, dried japones chiles are medium hot. WARNING: Be sure to keep hands away from eyes and other sensitive areas after coming in contact with the chiles. After handling the chiles, wash hands thoroughly with soap and warm water. Recommended usage: Add one chile per bottle during bottling stage. The longer the chile is in the bottle the more spice it will impart. Higher ABV beers will absorb the spice quicker.
Juniper Berries - 1 oz.
Usually known as the principal flavoring in gin, it is also used to flavor beer and other beverages.
Lemon Grass - 2.5 oz.
Lemongrass is great for adding hints of lemons zest with minor citric qualities. Lemongrass can be added during the last few minutes of the boil or during secondary fermentation.
Lemon Peel - 1 oz.
Citrus limon. Adds a lemon/citrus flavor and aroma. Great for Summer ales and wheat beers.
Lime Peel - 1 oz.
Commonly found in Wheat and Belgian style beers where if used properly, can give an intense citrus taste and aroma.
Licorce Root - 1 oz.
Do not confuse the flavor of licorice with that of anise, which is not related and is quite different when tasted side by side. The root imparts a very characteristic flavor and is surprisingly sweet.
Mugwort - 1 oz.
As the name implies, it was traditionally used in mugs of beer before the popularity of hops.
Super Citraid Premium Orange Peel - 1 oz.
Super Citraid is dehydrated without using extreme temperatures . The proprietary dehydration process is gentle and does not damage the cell structure of the peel. Super Citraid provides a wonderful aroma of a freshly cut orange.
Paradise Seeds - 2 grams
Aframomun melegueta Also called "Grains of paradise", "Guinea grains" and "Melegueta pepper", these small seeds look like cardamom but have a character all their own. While it does have a peppery zing, it also has notes of citrus and an "earthy" pine aroma.
Peppermint Leaves - 1 oz.
The world's most familiar "mint scent" is the aroma of peppermint. Peppermint contains an essential oil that is unique among mints for its quality and flavor.
Rose Hips Seedless - 3 oz.
Used in wines, teas, specialty beer and confections, rose hips are a versatile fruit/herb. Rich in vitamin C, the rose hip shells with the seeds removed are the best type to use to avoid undesirable tannins.
Spearmint Leaves - 1oz.
Spearmint is used for its aromatic oil. Pungent, but mild aroma, spearmint is an ingredient in several mixed drinks, such as the mojito and mint julep.
Star Anise - 1 oz.
Used in specialty Belgian and holiday style beers, star anise has a flavor similar to licorice, yet is dramatically different when tasted side by side.
Sweet Orange Peel - 1 oz.
Aurantium dulcis pericarpium While a cousin to the Florida orange, this sweet variety will not give your beer a metallic taste like the domestic version. If you're familiar with the taste of Cointreau or Grand Marnier, then you will be thrilled with the flavor that sweet orange peel can add to your Belgian style strong ales and special holiday brews.
Tangerine Peel - 1 oz.
Just in time for sun and sand fun, add sweet and tangy citrus flavors and make your summertime beer even more refreshing.
Vanilla Beans - 1 oz.
Vanilla tehitensis Vanilla is the second most expensive spice worldwide due to the extensive labor required to grow the vanilla seed pods. Despite the expense, it is highly valued for its flavor which is described as pure, spicy, and delicate and its complex floral aroma depicted as a peculiar bouquet. Vanilla has been most commonly used in Porters, Stouts and other dark rich beers.
Wormwood - 1 oz.
Artemisia absinthium The principal ingredient in the legendary liqueur Absinthe, wormwood use dates back to before 1600 BC. While used historically as a beverage ingredient, the FDA advises against the internal use of wormwood due to the substance thujone. Though wormwood is still used in the production of vermouth and Campari, it is as variety other than Artemisia absinthium.

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