Whether you're a seasoned craft brewmaster or a newcomer to the craft beer scene, we encourage you to experiment with mango puree and see how it can take your beer to the next level.
Breweries around the country have been experimenting with the unique flavor profile of watermelon beers in recent years. It’s no wonder. Watermelon is a national favorite with a familiar and refreshing flavor that appeals to both casual and serious beer drinkers. It doesn’t hurt that we associate watermelons with summer, sun, and fun.
Which fruit purees might please the beer drinkers in each state most? To aid our research, we turned to Google search trends and a representative brewery from each state.
The fruity guide to brewing: unlocking the best time to add fruit puree to elevate your beer's flavor Fruit, glorious fruit! Whether you're a fan of tart cherries, juicy raspberries, or succulent apricots, adding fruit puree to your brew can elevate your beer to new heights of deliciousness
Prickly pears are showing up in a wide range of alcoholic beverages. Also known as cactus figs for its luscious mouthfeel, prickly pears offer a sweet, bright flavor that some people compare with watermelon. Its flavor profile makes it especially popular in the alcoholic beverage category, where it takes center stage ready-to-drink prickly pear coolers,
The flavor-packed dragon fruit brings more than playful style and subtle sweetness to cocktails and ales. The pretty pink cactus fruit, also known as pitaya, packs a nutrient-dense wallop for health conscious consumers.
Brix level is a metric winemakers and fruit growers use to measure dissolved sugar in wine, fruit juice, puree, etc.
Purée Areté award-winning fruit purées infuse cosmopolitans, margaritas, and other delicious craft cocktails with real fruit flavor. Our rigorous standards ensure that each batch is consistent, and we don’t add sugar to pureés and concentrates for distilleries and brewers. When you customize your ready-to-drink fruit cocktail with our pureé, you’re getting nothing but pure fruit flavor. Each flavor is available in a 5-gallon bag-in-box or 55-gallon drums.
Modern brewers use purees to capture the essence of fresh fruits in season. Seasonal craft brews capture the soul of each season with the intense fresh fruit flavors of purees. For spring beers, brewers choose from juicy stone fruits like apricot, peaches, and plums. Summer brews boast cherries, strawberries, and watermelon. In the fall, apple ciders and pumpkin ales are inevitable. But what do brewers do with winter, a season that doesn’t exactly scream fresh fruit?
The addition of fruit to beer is an ancient practice. Beer is an ancient craft with a basic recipe that pre-dates writing, so it’s no wonder that brewers have experimented with a variety of ingredients during that time. The addition of fruit is a natural way to add interest to a traditional base style as well as increasing strength and nutritional value. Fruits can add sweetness or tartness. They mingle with malts and hops for greater aromatic complexity. They add novel qualities to beer flavor and color that can’t be accessed by grains alone.