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Steven Sindt • Iowa City, Iowa asks,

I have tried to brew with cinnamon several times and have been disappointed in the results. Either the cinnamon flavor is nearly undetectable or comes through as bitter (definitely not hop bitterness). What do you recommend?
Steven Sindt
Iowa City, Iowa


The Wiz remembers saying sayonara to a cinnamon beer.

Response by Ashton Lewis.