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Fruit Beer - Specialty Fruit Beer


A harmonious marriage of fruit, sugar, and beer, but still recognizable as a beer. The fruit and sugar character should both be evident but in balance with the beer, not so forward as to suggest an artificial product.

Flavor Profile: Same as fruit beer, except that some additional fermentables (honey, molasses, etc.) may add a flavor component. Whatever additional flavor component is present should be in balance with the fruit and the beer components, and be a pleasant combination. Ad

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Top 10 Specialty Fruit Beer Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
New Belgian Cherry Ale
23 L 6.64% 39.01 1.066 1.016
All Grain 9225
Sour Fruit IPA (Brummel Sour IPA clone)
5.5 gal 5.76% 12.7 1.070 1.026
All Grain 3736
Peach/Cantaloupe IPA
6 gal 6.43% 45.53 1.068 1.019
Partial Mash 2952
Peach Cobbler Sour Ale
98 gal 4.85% 2.83 1.053 1.016
All Grain 2936
Ocean Water - Blue Sour IPA
2.5 gal 7.87% 25.32 1.078 1.022
BIAB 2779
Ingefærøl
25 L 5.77% 27.91 1.048 1.004
BIAB 2681
Feijoa Sparkling Wheat
22 L 4.29% 0 1.044 1.011
All Grain 2369
Col. Lipton's Raspy Tea
12 gal 5.82% 8.26 1.059 1.015
All Grain 2174
Soft Parade Clone
5.5 gal 9.08% 0 1.091 1.022
All Grain 2028
Blackberry Wheat Ale
23 L 5.27% 27.77 1.052 1.012
All Grain 1856

Newest Specialty Fruit Beer Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
"NEW Sour"
110 gal 5.03% 22.06 1.055 1.016
All Grain 29
M1 Convergence
5 gal 5.2% 6.65 1.050 1.011
BIAB 35
Wild Cherry Ale
21 L 4.63% 0 1.047 1.012
All Grain 86
Yangzhe
5.5 gal 0.56% 0 1.006 1.001
Partial Mash 70
Guava USF
31 gal 7.15% 18.91 1.063 1.009
All Grain 131
Seltzer
5.5 gal 5.26% 0 1.040 1.000
All Grain 76
mango beer
300 L 5.46% 7.33 1.055 1.014
All Grain 182
POG Sour
775 gal 7.88% 0 1.070 1.010
All Grain 142
Fortune's Favour
65 L 7.67% 0 1.084 1.026
All Grain 118
The Man What Shot My Paw Paw
5.5 gal 5.63% 22.73 1.054 1.011
All Grain 122

Fermentables Used In Specialty Fruit Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
US - Pale 2-Row 63 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 53% 9% - 100%
Flaked Oats 57 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 10% 1% - 29%
American - White Wheat 36 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 27% 1% - 60%
Lactose (Milk Sugar) 33 Sugar sugar 1°L
41 7% 1% - 18%
American - Pilsner 31 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 52% 6% - 100%
American - Wheat 27 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 26% 2% - 58%
Flaked Wheat 26 Adjunct raw 2°L
34 12% 2% - 48%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 21 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 6% 2% - 13%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 21 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 52% 8% - 91%
Honey Malt 19 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 9% 3% - 31%

Hops Used In Specialty Fruit Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Citra 36 11 26% 2% - 58%
Cascade 34 7 40% 7% - 100%
Mosaic 28 12.5 28% 7% - 100%
Amarillo 23 8.6 36% 3% - 100%
Saaz 23 3.5 58% 13% - 100%
Magnum 22 15 48% 2% - 100%
Centennial 15 10 27% 4% - 100%
Tettnanger 11 4.5 60% 17% - 100%
Galaxy 11 14.25 26% 2% - 74%
Willamette 10 4.5 48% 13% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Specialty Fruit Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 4 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 67% 18% - 100%
American - Vienna 2 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 58% 50% - 67%

Yeasts Used In Specialty Fruit Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 39 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Lallemand - WildBrew Philly Sour 27 Lallemand Wilds & Sours Medium High 85% 68°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 10 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 8 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - Abbaye Yeast BE-256 7 Fermentis / Safale Ale .11 High 82% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - Wheat Beer Yeast WB-06 7 Fermentis / Safale Wheat .105 Low 86% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 7 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - General/Belgian Yeast S-33 6 Fermentis / Safale Ale 0.115 High 70% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 6 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - French Saison 3711 5 Wyeast Ale 0.12 Low 80% 65°F 77°F

Other Ingredients Used In Specialty Fruit Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 45 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 28 Water Agt Mash 62% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 27 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 24 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 22%
Irish Moss 18 Fining Boil 16% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 17 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 97%
Whirlfloc 16 Water Agt Whirlpool 40% 0% - 100%
Yeast Nutrient 9 Other Boil 18% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 8 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 22%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 6 Other Boil 24% 0% - 100%

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