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Title: Mahleb
Post by: 1vertical on May 21, 2010, 09:27:01 am
Mahleb the heart of the St. Lucie Cherry seed/pit.
I have found this to be a welcome and interesting spice addition to beer.
To taste the seed by itself is like a mix of Cherry and Almond. But there
is a heady aromatic quality reminiscent of chinese 5 spice.

I have added this spice to my current solera project and am quite pleased
with the results at this early sampling.

F.Y.I. a little goes a long way.  I added 1/2 lb to a 13 gallon batch and
it is almost too much. I hope it will diminish over time and maybe better
utilized at lower dosage quantities.
Title: Re: Mahleb
Post by: hopfenundmalz on May 21, 2010, 09:36:57 am
A guy in the club uses this often in his mead.  Results are good.
Title: Re: Mahleb
Post by: 1vertical on October 04, 2010, 07:32:18 am
Bump:
This spice is a great adjunct for brewing if you desire a beautiful floral aroma and
taste notes of bitter almond.....I like this stuff. :-*