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Recipe: Gorilla Kimchi Sour

Gorilla Brewing in Busan, South Korea, shares this recipe for a tart and spicy celebration of a cherished local staple.

Youngjae Jo Apr 20, 2024 - 4 min read

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“We wanted to embody our proud kimchi in a beer,” says brewer Youngjae Jo. “It is fermented with kimchi Lactobacillus, and all kimchi ingredients—such as cabbage, radish, garlic, ginger, and chili powder—are added to create a clean, intense kimchi taste.”

For more on brewing with this flavorful fermented foodtsuff, see Special Ingredient: Kimchi.


Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%
OG: 1.056
FG: 1.019
IBUs: 2
ABV: 4.4%

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