Cardamom Seeds (1 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 5.49

Cardamom is a distinctive spice from the same family as ginger. Its flavor, which has been described as a "spicy cola," combines well with coriander, cumin and orange. Often all are used together in specialty Belgian and Holiday Style beer.

Chicory Root (1 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 1.99

Chicory Root is commonly baked, ground, and used as a coffee substitute and additive, mainly in the Mediterranean region, although its use as a coffee additive is also very popular in parts of Southeast Asia and America. The root gained a majority of its popularity as a coffee substitute in poorer economic areas during the 1930s. Craft brewers use roasted...

Cinnamon Sticks (1 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 1.99

Known principally as a flavoring for savory dishes in Asia and Africa. Also for its use in pastries and beverages, cinnamon has also found its way into recipes for spicy holiday ales and ciders, sodas, coffees and teas.

Coriander Seed (1 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 2.49

Ancient Egyptian and Sanskrit texts document the use of coriander for more than 3,000 years. The Chinese once believed the herb conferred immortality and in the Middle Ages it was put into love potions as an aphrodisiac. Coriander is now widely used in specialty and Belgian style beers.

Dried Chamomile (1 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 2.49

The Chamomile got its name from a Greek word which means earth apple. Many other words that meant apple since the plant often has a distinguishable apple-like scent. There are many names of the Chamomile like wild Chamomile, Hungarian chamomile, pineapple weed and scented mayweed.

Dried Elderberries (8 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 16.99

Native to the British Isles, the small dark colored elderberry makes an excellent "port" style wine. The appearance of berries on the bushes is said to have signaled farmers when to sow their wheat. The berries are also reputed to have been used to make one of the first black hair dyes in ancient Greece.

Dried Elderflowers (2 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 6.99

These natural wonders are good for the outside as well as the inside. Elderflowers infused in creams have been used to soften skin, smooth wrinkles, fade freckles and soothe sunburn. They can be used on their own for making wine or can be added to elderberry wine to enhance flavor. On their own, they produce a wine compared to a...

Dried Mugwort (1 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 1.99

Mugwort was used in the Middle Ages to ward off evil possession and was a popular stuffing for roast goose. As the name implies, it was traditionally used in mugs of beer before the popularity of hops. Europeans frequently stuffed pillows with mugwort (and hops) to bring good and vivid dreams.

Dried Wormwood (1 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 1.99

Woodruff was one of the essential garlands hung in medieval European churches in preparation for holidays. The distinctive scent of fresh-cut hay and vanilla gives an exhilarating flavor to wines, punches and beer. Woodruff is considered by the FDA to be safe for use in alcoholic beverages but caution is advised for other internal uses

Ginger Root (1 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 1.99

The pungent taste of ginger is due to nonvolatile phenylpropanoid-derived components, particularly gingerols and shogaols, which form from gingerols when ginger is dried or cooked. Mature ginger roots are fibrous and nearly dry. Powdered dry ginger root is typically used as a flavoring for recipes such as gingerbread, cookies, crackers and cake, ginger ale and ginger beer.

Heather Tips (2 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 3.49

It is both the flowers and the greenery of this wonderful herb which impart a pleasing aroma and smooth bitterness to beers. It is especially appropriate for a Scotch ale known as Fraoch. With a flavor similar to a subtle chamomile/mint blend with a hint of lavender, heather pairs well with honey. It's also great for tea, with reputed calming...

Hibiscus Flower (2 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 3.99

Hibiscus flower imparts berry-like, fruity and floral notes, while adding a vibrant pink/red color. Hibiscus flower can be added during the last five minutes of the boil or during secondary fermentation.

Indian Sarsaparilla (2 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 4.99

The herb takes its name from the Spanish "sarza" meaning a bramble, and "parilla", a vine. It is a misconception that sarsaparilla is the primary flavor of the beverage bearing its name. Refreshing sarsaparilla is made from a root beer type base to which has been added many roots and herbs. The sarsaparilla herb was originally added to beverages to...

Juniper Berries (1 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 1.99

Usually known as the principal flavoring in gin, it is also used to flavor beer and other beverages. Native Americans have utilized juniper for its healing powers and to relieve arthritis. In folk lore, juniper planted outside a front door kept out witches who had to correctly count its needles before entering the house.

Lemon Grass (2.5 oz) - Brewer's Best

$ 2.49 (Sold Out)

Lemongrass is great for adding hints of lemons zest with minor citric qualities. Lemongrass can be added during the last few minutes of the boil or during secondary fermentation.