Recipe: Eik & Tid Cerasus

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This recipe is for a raw – not boiling – fermented beer with a distinctive kveik and later infused with lots of sour cherries. Eik & Tid co-founder and brewer Amund Polden Arnesen calls it “a beer to capture the experience of eating berries fresh from the vine.”

Photo: Courtesy of Eik & Tid

For more on Eik & Tid and their kveik-fermented, barrel-aged mixed-culture beers, see Metamodern Tastes in Country Beer, Part I.

ALL GRAIN

Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%
OG: 1.042
GF: 1.004
IBU: about 10
ABV: 5%

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