Juniper Berries - 1 oz (28 g)
Serving as the main aromatic ingredient in gin, Juniper Berries are defined by their characteristic piney, citrusy and peppery flavour.
This spice is common to various traditional European cuisines and can certainly be used for adding an interesting twist to a variety of beer styles.
Juniper Berries are commonly used when brewing spiced stouts, porters and other types of dark beers, but it’s certainly up to the brewer to decide which particular beer style to flavour with this spice. And with a pack of 1 ounce (28 grams), you’ll have enough Juniper Berries to experiment during your next brewing session.
|Usage:||In order to get the distinct notes of Juniper Berries in your beer, it is recommended to use about 0.5 to 1 ounce for a 5 gallon batch. However, the amount will also be influenced by the grain bill, hop types and amounts, as well as other spices in the recipe.
So, the best way to determine the optimal amount of Juniper Berries in a beer is to simply brew. Either way, this spice is a must-have for any homebrewer"s inventory, especially for those who really love the taste and smell of real gin.