Blueberries in Beverages
Blueberry may be an overlooked beverage flavor in North America, but not for long. In Asia and Europe, blueberries are one of the most popular flavors for fruit beverages.
Blueberry Juices: Blueberries offer a pleasant flavor, especially when combined with apple and other fruit flavors.
Blueberry Wine: This popular regional appellation is moderately sweet and can be served as an aperitif or dinner wine.
Blueberry Beer: With the microbrewing revolution has come a whole generation of blueberry beers. Blueberries impart a mild fruit flavor to lagers and ales. Here is a recipe for a blueberry beer: http://hbd.org/brewery/cm3/recs/08_84.html
Blueberry Smoothies. Blueberries were the Original smoothie ingredient in food service. Just add frozen blueberries to the blender and push the button!
Blueberry Tea: Dried blueberries and even blueberry leaves have been a traditional infusion beverage in Europe.