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Special Ingredient

Special Ingredient: Spruce Tips in Beer

Spruce tips add an immediately recognizable aroma and flavor to beer, yet some have a hard time accurately defining the specifics. When they are collected, handled, and brewed with properly, this historic ingredient will liven up just about any beer.

Brewing with Pink Peppercorn

So named because it resembles a regular peppercorn, this ingredient is actually part of the cashew family. Still, adding it to a beer adds a spicy, floral kick.