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Old 02-13-2010, 01:41 PM   #1
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Default Fruit beer - peeling peaches?

I'm brewing a Peach Wit and I want to know if I need to peel off the skin of my peaches or not?

My recipe says yes, but doesn't the skin have a flavor/aromas? I want to collect the more flavor/aromas I can get, so I was about to leave the skin on...


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Old 02-13-2010, 03:27 PM   #2
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If you leave the skin on, you'll get off flavors and it will be harder for the yeast to get at the fruit's sugar.

Use a potato peeler.

You should take the stones out for the same reason.


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Old 02-13-2010, 03:55 PM   #3
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If they are ripe, drop them in boiling water for 1-2 minutes (before you cut them up)---the skin with just about slide off. Much easier than peeling.

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Ok I understand.. I will peel them and after I will eat the skin, so no waste!
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