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Old 09-30-2012, 11:59 PM   #1
ozziej
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Apr 2012
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seen a few threads regarding using chamomille flowers... anyone use the tea leaves themselves? if so, how much?

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Old 10-01-2012, 02:35 AM   #2
Phunhog
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I have before in a Wit. Just make sure the tea you are using is ONLY chamomile. As far as amounts it is very, very little....like 1/10 ounce


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Old 10-01-2012, 02:59 AM   #3
cswest
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I put in an entire box if tea bags in a white IPA at flame out and it turned out great but it took a lot to compete with all those hops.

 
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:21 AM   #4
dinnerstick
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i use 1-2 grams (in 20L wort) for a wit, i have seen that some people here use 10x that amount though. i use loose flowers, bought bulk at a tea shop for very cheap, and put them in a hop bag, for the last 5 minutes of the boil. works great

 
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:24 AM   #5
AndrewD
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I think the "tea leaves" in chamomile tea are actually the flowers.

 
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Old 10-01-2012, 01:47 PM   #6
milliser
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A local brewpub called Evil Czech in culver indiana has a chamomile wheat that is very good, nice floral and spice tones.



 
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