Native to the British Isles, the small, dark elderberry produces an excellent –port” style wine. Flavorful and loaded with tannins, wines produced from Elderberries require small quantities of the dried fruit to create the desired effect.
Gaining in popularity, Lemon Peel often replaces or complements Orange Peel in Belgian Wits or Saison’s. In Wheat Beers, the rind provides a zesty hint of lemon to the finished beer. Add ¼ - ½ oz to the boil with about 15 minutes remaining in the boil.
For styles with a lighter hue, Peach Puree provides tangy, tart aroma and flavor. Utilizing a single can in a 5 – gallon batch of wheat beer, blonde or pale ale will produce a clean and clear Peach flavor and aroma.
More assertive than most fruits, a smaller quantity of Raspberry Puree will be required to impart a delicate to medium strength Raspberry flavor to beers such as Wheat Styles or lighter hued beers like Blond ales. A full canister will impart a more aggressive Raspberry aroma and flavor to beers
Less assertive than most fruits, Sweet Cherries require higher quantities for adequate aroma and flavor. For beers, meads, ciders or wines a 3/4 to a full canister imparts a delicate to medium strength quality to the beverages while a canister and 1/2 will create a more aggressive character in the finished beverage.