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Beer Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer  (21A)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 US gallons

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer


This batch turned out pretty good. It's a light amber color, with a light sweetness. The ginger comes through nicely. Light and thirst quenching for the summer months.


  • 6 pounds, light dry extract
  • 2-1/2 cups, crystal malt
  • 4 ounces, grated ginger
  • 1 ounce, Northern Brewer leaf hops (14% alpha)
  • 3/4 ounce, Brambling leaf hops
  • 1 pack, Edme ale yeast

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Boil malt, ginger, and Northern Brewer hops in five gallons of water for 60 minutes. Remove from heat and add Brambling hops. Allow to steep 10 minutes. Force cool, and pitch yeast.