A light, refreshing, warming beverage with a very well-balanced flavor profile. Does it taste like root beer? Not really; there’s nothing caramelly about it. More like a spiced pilsner.
experimental beers with a botanical twist
Beans of tropical orchids in the genus Vanilla. The labor-intensive curing process makes this the second-most expensive spice after saffron. Use the whole pod, split down the middle, in the primary, secondary, or both.