Flowers and ‘sours’ among the hipster ideas brewing in the beer business – ABC News

By May 29, 2018Beer

Move over malted barley — craft brewers are on the hunt for ingredients that most beer makers try to avoid.

In modern brewing it is easier to work with a single strain of yeast to control the flavour, but some craft brewers are literally going wild.

They are using yeasts and bacteria sourced locally from nature to ferment in their beer.

For Topher Boehm from Sydney’s Wildflower Brewing the beer making process begins with native flowers he finds across New South Wales — acacias, dandelions, grevilleas and proteas.

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