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

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer


I have brewed this beer, 4 times this year, each time changing the recipe. This one was a good one. It won best of show, 1996 Oregon Homebrewing festival in Albany,OR.


  • 8 pounds pale malt
  • 3 lbs. crystal(40L)
  • 4 lbs. munich
  • Mt Hood 1 oz. boil
  • Mt Hood 1 oz 45 minutes
  • Wyeast, American ale # 1056
  • 1 lb. honey
  • 1 oz. FRESH basil

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Mash at 122 F. for 20 minutes, 150 F. for 45 minutes. Add honey and basil at the end of the boil.