What to do with a staghorn sumac wheat beer and a root beer stout that fail to live up to expectations.
The dried flowers of German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) and Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile). The genus name comes from the Greek chamaimēlon, “earth-apple,” referring to the apple-like flavor.
My first new experiment worth writing up since last year’s Pennsylvania Native Plant Gruit Beer, where I first tried brewing with sweetfern (Comptonia peregrina) in a big way. This time I combined it with some other reliable brewing herbs for a trans-Atlantic gruit.