Fruit Beer Beer Recipes

Fruit beer is a category that contains any beer that has a fruit addition that is not typical to the style. Some fruits lend themselves to brewing better than others, but the sky is the limit for the fruits homebrewers can use in their next recipe.

Berliner Weisse

Ich bin ein Berliner

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Zach Ahting of Walton, KY, member of the Cincinnati Malt Infusers, won a bronze medal in Category #24: Fruit Beer with a Berliner Weisse with Raspberries during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Ahting’s Berliner Weisse with Raspberries was chosen as a top three entry among 299 entries in the category.Read More

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Tarty Passions Berliner Weisse

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Joseph Daly of Baldwin, New York, won a silver medal in Category #24: Fruit Beer with a Berliner Weisse with Passion Fruit during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Daly’s Berliner Weisse with Passion Fruit was chosen as the runner-up entry among 299 entries in the category.Read More

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Sour Blonde Ale with Blackberries and Raspberries

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Damien Jones of Petaluma, CA, won a silver medal in Category #28: American Wild Ale with a Soured Blonde Ale with raspberry, blackberry during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Jones’s Soured Blonde Ale with raspberry, blackberry was chosen as the runner-up entry among 334 entries in the category.Read More

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Tropic Sun Sour

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Homebrewers Association

Jordan Reed of Martinez, CA, member of the Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE), won a gold medal in Category #24: Fruit Beer with a Catharina Sour with Guava and Passion Fruit during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI. Reed’s sour Fruit Beer, made with guava and passion fruit, was chosen as the best among 299 entries in the category.Read More

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Peach IPA

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The following recipe appears in "Modern Day IPAs" by Mitch Steele from the March/April 2016 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Join the American Homebrewers Association and enjoy a subscription to Zymurgy magazine and access to the digital archive.

Peach season means peach everything: peaches for breakfast, peaches for lunch, and definitely peach dessert! This peach IPA homebrew recipe is a perfect example of how stone fruits can pair perfectly with hop flavors, especially newer hop varieties like those from Australia and New Zealand boasting of peachy and tropical fruit flavors.

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Exulansis Raspberry Sour

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This recipe is featured in the March/April 2018 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Six issues of Zymurgy magazine are published annually and are included in American Homebrewers Association (AHA) membership. Join the AHA to enjoy Zymurgy and many more member benefits.

Mark Boelman, Bronze Medal, 2017 GABF Pro-Am (with Odell Brewing Company)

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