Buckwheat Honey - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Buckwheat Honey

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-16-2012, 11:18 PM   #1
NigeltheBold
Recipes 
 
Mar 2011
Dayton, Ohio
Posts: 127
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts



I've been experimenting with honey in my recent brews, and I've had very little success getting an actual honey flavor in the final product. My best results so far have been using honey for bottle priming. Believe it or not, it didn't take long to carbonate and it left a sweet, honey-like flavor, but it was pretty subtle. I used about a cup of wildflower honey for a five gallon batch.

I'm wondering if buckwheat honey will leave more of a honey flavor since it is known to have a stronger aroma and taste. The problem is, I don't know how much to use or when to add it to the beer. Should I add it in secondary, or should I prime with it? How much should I use, or should I just stay away from it?

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Buckwheat honey? Zooom101 Recipes/Ingredients 13 03-27-2012 10:27 AM
Buckwheat Honey Rye ziggy13 Recipes/Ingredients 6 10-19-2011 09:04 PM
Strong Scotch Ale with buckwheat honey DrAtomik Recipes/Ingredients 3 12-13-2010 04:24 PM
Buckwheat tigerface Recipes/Ingredients 6 09-29-2008 01:52 AM
Buckwheat BrewMunster Recipes/Ingredients 2 06-03-2008 03:42 AM


Forum Jump