The following beer recipe is featured in the May/June 2011 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Access this issue along with the archives with Zymurgy Online!
Gruit has taken on many forms over its centuries of existence, but these days it often simply denotes a beer brewed with herbs. These herbs can even take place of the usual beer ingredients, like hops.
Whether you're a homebrewer looking to experiment with flavors or a gardener wanting to bring your bounty into the homebrew kettle, this gruit recipe is a great place to start.
Recipe by Steve Cook, Cookie Kaplan, and Nicolai Abramson of the Maltose Flacons homebrew club.