Currant is a fruit that has found its way into the world of beer brewing, adding unique flavors and influencing the taste profile of various beers. With a flavor that can range from tart to sweet, Currants bring their distinctive fruity notes to the brew. They contribute a rich berry-like essence with hints of acidity, making them an interesting addition for brewers looking to experiment with different flavors.

The application of Currants in beer brewing helps create complex tastes by complementing or contrasting with other ingredients. The sweetness of the fruit can balance out bitter hops or malt characteristics, while its tartness adds a refreshing zing to lighter styles. Currants are used either as whole fruits during fermentation or in juice form during aging, allowing their flavors to fully integrate into the beer over time.

Apart from enhancing the taste profile, Currants also offer additional properties such as color and aroma. Depending on the variety used and how they're incorporated into the brewing process, these berries can give beers shades ranging from pale pink to deep red hues. Additionally, they provide enticing aromas that add depth and complexity.

Currant-infused beers are commonly brewed in various styles including sour beers like lambics and goses where their natural tartness complements well with wild yeast strains; fruited wheat beers which showcase bright fruity notes alongside traditional wheat characters; and even stouts where dark roasted malts combine harmoniously with juicy Current flavors for an unexpected twist on this classic style.



4 < 12 < 1,261 EBC
2 < 5 < 473 °L

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