Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Nectarines in beer?
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-01-2010, 03:51 PM   #1
chs9
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Socorro, NM
Posts: 96
Default Nectarines in beer?

I'm considering brewing a nectarine wheat later this summer. Has anybody ever used or tasted nectarines in a beer? How'd it turn out? Any suggestions on quantity or preparation? I was probably thinking 4-6 lbs, diced, but have no experience with using fruit.

__________________
chs9 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-01-2010, 05:42 PM   #2
TipsyDragon
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: California
Posts: 2,607
Liked 21 Times on 19 Posts

Default

i cant really speak to your other questions but i can give you a few tips on the preparation. first peal the fruit. then chop and mash them up as much as you can. then freeze them for a day or two. then thaw them out. this will break up the cells giving the yeast better access at the juice and sugars. next you blanch the fruit for a few seconds to kill anything that may be living on them. then add them to the secondary after fermentation has died down. you may think about adding some pectic enzyme to prevent pectic haze. but seeing as this is a wheat i don't think it will matter much.

__________________
TipsyDragon is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-01-2010, 07:20 PM   #3
bfeucht
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 32
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Another option is to just use the zest.

Here is a recipe I have on deck for my summer beer:
http://www.homebrewjunkie.com/2010/0...ange-beer.html

Haven't ever tried it so I can't provide any feedback.

__________________
bfeucht is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Never dump your beer!!! Patience IS a virtue!!! Time heals all things, even beer! Revvy Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 517 10-08-2014 06:18 AM
Brewing Beer, Drinking Beer and Managing Beer Gut permo General Beer Discussion 101 03-11-2014 07:44 PM
Request for a sticky: Tutorial on Beer Photography (Beer in a glass) Boerderij_Kabouter Home Brewing Photo Forum 21 03-24-2013 01:58 AM
Fruit beer experiment: Adding strawberries to chilled beer to avoid dryness bigbeergeek Recipes/Ingredients 10 04-26-2010 11:05 PM
For Sale - Beer in Hell: original painting of demons and sinners brewing beer! aflyershckyfan For Sale 7 06-06-2009 03:50 AM