Gummies were once considered a second tier candy, a sweet you might turn to for that sugar rush when the chocolates were gone. But with the growth of the recreational cannabis industry they are experiencing a popular resurgence for understandable reasons.
And now one of the nation’s leading craft brewers has come up with its own IPA infused variation but you will need a candy mold and not surprisingly Amazon has tons of them. Silicon molds work the best.
This uber-simple candy recipe comes our way from Chico, California-based Sierra Nevada Brewing. And it uses the brewery’s bestselling Big Little Thing IPA, a 9% ABV Imperial India Pale Ale with a full malt body, a restrained sweetness, and tropical hop flavors of mango, grapefruit and tangerine that play well in these gummies.
And now when your friend offers you one of his “special” gummies you can enjoy one of your own.
So let’s do this!
Big Little Thing Imperial IPA Gummies
1 cup Big Little Thing IPA
1/3 cup sugar
3 Tablespoons unflavored gelatin
Gently heat Big Little Thing in a medium pot over low heat. Slowly whisk in sugar and gelatin, stirring until fully dissolved.
Let mixture cool slightly, and use a liquid dropper to fill gummy molds. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Gently remove gummies from molds and enjoy!
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