Years ago I had an amazingly good banana beer. It was an import that my distributor had for sampling. It was sour, kind of like a lambic, but with this great banana flavor, much more then esters. It had bananas added in the recipe at some point, somehow.
It was golden and I don't remember any hop character, although it must of had enough to balance things, because it was only a bit sweet. That could have been the sour/tart countering the sweet however.
Anyway, anybody ever seen a banana beer recipe or taste an example? I don't know if it is really something I want to invest a huge amount of time on, but it is a beer I remember and enjoyed.
I had to add some dancing bananas.
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Interesting. While I have never seen or heard of a "Banana Beer" I did sort of make one accidentally.
My German Wheat fermented a few degrees to high and the Banana (phenol?) flavors are very prominant.
Even my kids think it smells like Banana.
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