Tag: bourbon

Sweet Stout Homebrew Additions

Sweet Stout is a mixed bag- there are some things that work really well, and some that don’t work at all. You have both the sweet and the roast to contend with, so additions have to work with both Bourbon and whiskey would work very well with a Sweet Stout. This is almost a no-brainer […]

Blonde Ale homebrew additions

Blonde Ale is a flexible style, with a lot of possible additions, but some really bad combinations. It’s a very neutral palette that gives you a lot of room to play. Ingredients like grapefruit, orange peel, lemon peel, and even┬ájuniper berries would likely work with the citrus flavor of a Blonde Ale. Fruit additions are […]

Homebrew additions: Belgian Tripel

Belgian Tripel is a flexible style, with a lot of possible additions, but some really bad combinations. A Belgian Tripel is a good base style for a boozy ingredient. Ingredients like bourbon and whiskey would blend well. Fruit flavors are a good match for a Belgian Tripel. Berry flavors including blueberry, raspberry, blackberry, and strawberry […]

Homebrew additions: American Stout

An American stout is a relatively good base style to add additions to, with quite a range of possibilities. The hop forward character of the American stout makes it somewhat more challenging, and less of a blank canvas, but there are still some very good options. Spices consistently rank high, including seeds of paradise, chai […]

Homebrew additions: British Brown Ale

A British Brown Ale is fairly versatile, and can be paired with a broad range of ingredients. It’s a subtle beer that allows some ingredients to blend in, and find the right balance between the base style and the addition. The highest rated additions tend to be more savory than sweet or sour. Nuts like┬ápeanut […]