No. 56 - Grains of Paradise (Alligator Pepper) for Home Brewing
AROMA: Grains of Paradise Alligator Pepper are an aromatic seed with a peppery hot taste that makes a superb substitute for black peppercorns.
FLAVOR: Pungent, hot peppery flavor with slight citrus finish worthy of Grains of Paradise Alligator Pepper.
TEXTURE: Grains of Paradise Alligator Pepper have reddish, chestnut brown grains.
PERFECT: Alligator pepper is perfect for home brewing of your own beer.
Grains of Paradise are an aromatic seed with a peppery hot taste that makes a superb substitute for black peppercorns. Commonly referred to as alligator pepper or melegueta pepper. Pungent, hot peppery flavor with slight citrus finish. Reddish, chestnut brown grains.
Home Brewing - Grains of Paradise add a peppery taste, and a hint of citrus and pine aromas to your beer. Just use a 1/2 teaspoon for a 5 gallon batch. Can be crushed by using a rolling pin or a hammer and then add it to the boiling water for the last 2-5 minutes of the boil. Also works well with licorice root, molasses, orange peels & molasses.
|Latin Name||Aframomum Melegueta|
|Shelf Life||10 Years|
|Origin||United States of America|
|Packed||United States of America|
|Common Uses||Grind, crush or use whole as a full-flavored substitute for black peppercorns. Add to mulled wine or other spiced beverages for a nuanced flavor. Add to braised lamb dishes, potato and eggplant dishes and spice mixes.|
|Ingredients||Grains of Paradise|