Originally Posted by alee
I have searched previous threads about this subject, but couldn't find any positive results and instructions. Has anyone had sucess with lime peel from fresh limes added to give a little bite/zest to their beer? I was contemplating a light wheat beer for the summer and fancied a touch of lime. When would I add it and how much for 5 gal?
Maybe I'm better off putting a slice in my glass!
You could zest one or two limes and put the zest in at the end of the boil. Just use the skin (zest) and none of the pith (inner white stuff). The pith is very bitter.
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