Brewing Herbs & Spices

Bitter Orange Peel - 1 oz

Bitter Orange Peel - 1 oz

Also called "Cura├žau orange peel", these green-gray peels are one of the most popular specialty herbs on the market. They are used commercially by domestic brewers to duplicate the beer styles that put Belgium on the brewing map.

  • Price: $1.95

Cacao (Cocoa) Nibs (1 oz)

Cacao (Cocoa) Nibs (1 oz)

Botanical Name: Theobroma cacao Origin: Brazil Ingredients: 100% pure, partially fermented organic cacao. Add the flavor American love, chocolate, to your craft beer for a new brew that's sure to be everybody's new favorite!

  • Price: $4.95

Cardamom Seed - 1 oz

Cardamom Seed - 1 oz

Elettaria cardamomum Cardamom is a distinctive spice from the same family as ginger. Its flavor, which has been described as a "spicy cola", combines well with coriander, cumin and orange, and often all are used together in specialty Belgian and Holiday Style beer.

  • Price: $4.95

Chicory Root (1 oz)

Chicory Root (1 oz)

Chicorium intybus Chicory Root is commonly baked, ground, and used as a coffee substitute and additive, mainly in the Mediterranean region, although its use as a coffee additive is also very popular in parts of Southeast Asia and America. The...

  • Price: $1.95

Ginger Root - 1 oz

Ginger Root - 1 oz

Zingiber officinale The pungent taste of ginger is due to nonvolatile phenylpropanoid-derived components, particularly gingerols and shogaols, which form from gingerols when ginger is dried or cooked. Mature ginger roots are fibrous and nearly...

  • Price: $2.75

Grapefruit Peel - 1 oz

Grapefruit Peel - 1 oz

Just in time for sun and sand fun, add sweet and tangy citrus flavors and make your summertime beer even more refreshing.

  • Price: $2.25

Juniper Berries (1 oz)

Juniper Berries (1 oz)

Juniperus communis Usually known as the principal flavoring in gin, it is also used to flavor beer and other beverages. Native Americans have utilized juniper for its healing powers and to relieve arthritis. In folk lore, juniper planted outside...

  • Price: $2.50

Lemon Peel - 1 oz

Lemon Peel - 1 oz

Citrus limon Adds a lemon/citrus flavor and aroma. Great for Summer ales and wheat beers.

  • Price: $1.95

Lime Peel - 1 oz

Lime Peel - 1 oz

Citrus auratifolia Often used to accent the flavors of foods and beverages, grown all year round and are usually sweeter than lemons. Lime is valued both for the acidity of its juice and the floral aroma of its zest. Commonly found in Wheat and...

  • Price: $2.25

Paradise Seeds (2 gr)

Paradise Seeds (2 gr)

Aframomun melegueta Also called "Grains of paradise", "Guinea grains" and "Melegueta pepper", these small seeds look like cardamom but have a character all their own. The spice is native to West Africa and during medieval times was used to flavor...

  • Price: $1.75

Tangerine Peel - 1 oz

Tangerine Peel - 1 oz

Just in time for sun and sand fun, add sweet and tangy citrus flavors and make your summertime beer even more refreshing.

  • Price: $1.95

Coriander Seed - 1 oz

Coriander Seed - 1 oz

Ancient Egyptian and Sanskrit texts document the use of coriander for more than 3,000 years. Coriander is now widely used in specialty and Belgian style beers.

  • Price: $1.75

Heather Tips - 1 oz

Heather Tips - 1 oz

It is especially appropriate for a Scotch ale known as Fraoch. With a flavor similar to a subtle chamomile/mint blend with a hint of lavender, heather pairs well with honey.

  • Price: $3.95

Rose Hips - 3 oz

Rose Hips - 3 oz

Used in wines, teas, specialty beer and confections, rose hips are a versatile fruit/herb. Rich in vitamin C, the rose hip shells with the seeds removed are the best type to use for wine as seeds can add undesirable tannins.

  • Price: $2.95

Star Anise - 1 oz

Star Anise - 1 oz

Used in specialty Belgian and holiday style beers, star anise has a flavor similar to licorice, yet is dramatically different when tasted side by side.

  • Price: $2.95

Sweet Orange Peel - 1 oz

Sweet Orange Peel - 1 oz

While a cousin to the Florida orange, this sweet variety will not give your beer a metallic taste like the domestic version.

  • Price: $1.95