Vanilla Beans (Vanilla tehitensis)
- Vanilla is the second most expensive spice worldwide due to the extensive labor required to grow the vanilla seed pods.
- espite the expense, it is highly valued for its flavor which is described as pure, spicy, and delicate and its complex floral aroma depicted as a peculiar bouquet
- Despite its high cost, vanilla is widely used in both commercial and domestic baking, perfume manufacture, aromatherapy and craft brewing
- Vanilla has been most commonly used in Porters, Stouts and other dark rich beer
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