Ginger Root has long been known for its use in beer. Most notable examples would be found in Holiday Ales. But recently, ginger has been finding its way into many different styles. Many farmhouse style beers are using ginger to give the beer more complexity. Ginger works well in combination with sweet and bitter orange peel, cinnamon, nutmeg or coriander.
- For a subtle ginger flavour, use 1/4 to 1 oz in the boil or secondary
- For a pronounced ginger character, use 2 to 4 oz in the boil or secondary