Star Anise Illicium verum
In times past, fresh star anise was chewed after each meal to aid digestion and to sweeten the breath. Used in specialty Belgian and holiday style beers, star anise has a flavour similar to licorice, yet is dramatically different when tasted side by side.
Tags: Beer-brewing, Herbs-and-spices, Mead-making, Soda, Winemaking
Type: Herbs and Spices