Chamomile - 1 oz (28 g)
Chamomile may be primarily associated with calming teas and herbal medicine, but more and more brewers are using this flower to infuse their beers with a rich floral aroma and flavour. Even commercial craft breweries are producing various styles of beers with added chamomile character.
If you want to experiment with this spice as well, you will certainly find these 1 oz. Chamomile packs optimal for your purposes. You can use the entire bag in a 5 gallon batch to get a very pronounced chamomile flower aroma, or use it sparingly to get a slight hint for added complexity.
|Description:||Chamomile herbal infusions have been in use for thousands of years, and chamomile tea is known to deliver a variety of effects, including anti-inflammatory, calming, antispasmodic, and even anti-cancer.
Besides these beneficial effects, the plant also possesses a very pronounced characteristic flower aroma, which can enhance the aroma profile in a variety of beer styles. When paired with continental hop varieties, this spice can enhance their floral character, and take your Saison, Pale Ale or Altbier to a whole new level.
However, you can certainly experiment by adding chamomile to just any style of beer. Homebrewing is all about doing whatever you want!