experimental beers with a botanical twist

eastern red cedar

Juniperus virginiana. A close, North American analogue of common juniper. Whole fresh twigs and branches can be used in the mash or lauter tun in imitation of Scandinavian and Baltic folk brews such as Sahti.

Gruit Ale with Kveik

Gruit Ale with Kveik

One of the herbal beers I typically make, but using the yeast (kveik) from Norwegian farmhouse beer.