Kozicowe Beer

1st version of the Kurpie Kozicowe beer:
Boil water and cool it down. Grind juniper berries or crush it in a mortar; pour with water, add hops and cook for about 3 hours on low heat. Strain suspension, add cooled water sweetened with sugar. Finally add honey and yeast. The beverage pour into bottles close it tight and leave for 24 hours in a warm place. Then the beer needs to be cooled. Serve cold.

2nd version of the Kurpie Kozicowe beer:
Grind juniper berries and scald with boiling water; leave for several hours; strain it and combine with 9 liters of water with sugar. Cook the mixture while removing foam. Combine this with a deconcoction of dried hops, cool the liquid and then add yeast, honey and raisins. Leave it for about 2-3 days.
The beer is served well chilled in earthenware pots with hanles.

This is the original drink called kozicak or in Kurpian
‘piwo kozicowe’ (Kozicowe beer)
Ingredients:
1st version of the Kurpie Kozicowe beer:
1 l of honey,
0.5 kg of dried juniper berries,
1.5 cup sugar,
300 g yeast,
hops,
10 l of water

2nd version of the Kurpie Kozicowe beer:
1 kg of dried juniper berries,
9 l of water,
1 kg of sugar,
decoction of dried hops
(10 g of hops per every liter
of water),
yeast,
honey,
raisins

The recipe is from:
Gospodarstwo Agroturystyczne "ELA"
Wydmusy 59
07-430 Myszyniec
Polska
[email protected]
www.agroela.pl

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