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Our Premium Recipe all-malt ingredient kits are big in taste and bold in flavor, not for the weak of heart! These higher alcohol kits come complete with all the ingredients and step-by-step instructions to brew 5 gallons of beer. Each kit makes 5 gallons of beer (approx. 53-12 oz. glasses).

 

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Belgian Golden Ale

 

Belgian tripel

 

Belgian Dark Strong

 

Belgian ipa

 

Black IPA

 

Brut ipa

 

Double IPa

 

Extra IPA - hop rotator series

 

Blueberry honey ale

 

coffee porter

 

Grapefruit ipa

 

Imperial Blonde Ale

 

Honey Brown Ale

 

Gose

 

Imperial Nut Brown

 

NEIPA

 

pacific Coast IPA

 

Imperial Pale Ale

 

Oatmeal stout

 

Peanut Butter Porter

 

Smoked Porter

 

Whisky Barrel Stout

 

White IPA

 

Toasted Coconut Cream Ale

 

Russian Imperial Stout

 

Witbier

 

White Chocolate Blonde Stout

 

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  • Belgian Dark Strong

    This Strong Ale recipe creates a copper-brown color from the generous, yet diverse, liquid malt extract addition. Dark brown soft candi sugar contributes robust and unique flavors commonly found in Belgian Style ales. The high gravity is balanced with clean bittering and spicy aromas that round out this complex ale.

     

    ABV: 7.32% - 8.3%

    IBUs: 25 - 30

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Belgian Golden Ale

    We are keeping to Belgian tradition by crafting a strong golden ale using only pilsner malt and authentic Belgian style candi sugars. The dry finish and light body create a canvas to showcase subtle fruit notes and moderate yeast spiciness commonly found in this style. Finishing off with predominant Belgian Lace, this ale is flavorful, refreshing and complete.

     

    ABV: 5.25% - 5.75%

    IBUs: 16 - 18

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Belgian IPA

    A generous hops schedule and soft Belgian Candi Sugar combine to create this modern style ale Brewer's Best®. Belgian IPA includes that trademark spiciness familiar to Belgian Style Ales along with the piney, herbal and slight citrus flavors of an American IPA. The result is a complex flavor combination that adds depth and outstanding character to this unique style of ale.

     

    ABV: 5.5% - 6.0%

    IBUs: 24 - 30

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Recipe PDF

  • Belgian Tripel

    Our Tripel contains one pound of light Belgian candi sugar to create a high gravity beer that is golden in color with a creamy, white head. This kit has plenty of dried malt extract and specialty grains to accent its complexity. The hops create a mild, spicy character.

     

    ABV: 8.5% - 9.0%

    IBUs: 24 - 30

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Black IPA

    The American Style India Black Ale, also known as Cascadian Dark Ale, balances moderate roast character with medium-high hop bitterness. The distinct citrus, grapefruit and slight pine characteristics of the hops complement the roasted malt flavor and aroma of this Black IPA creating all the attributes you would expect in an American Style IPA

     

    ABV: 5.5% - 6.0%

    IBUs: 80 - 85

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Blueberry Honey Ale

    Our Blueberry Honey Ale presents a thick, white head with an aroma of luscious blueberries. Light-bodied, and finishing with a touch of honey sweetness, this brew is a treat for any time of day.

     

    ABV: 5.2% - 5.7%

    IBUs: 16 - 19

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Brut IPA

    Inspired by the crisp, bubbly taste of champagne, our Brut IPA is very light in color with huge hop character courtesy of the generous whirlpool hop additions. Glucoamylase enzyme creates a bone-dry, effervescent finish that’s refreshing and unique.

     

    ABV: 7.0% - 7.25%

    IBUs: 15 - 20

    Difficulty: Advanced

    Recipe PDF

  • Coffee Porter

    Deep brown in color with a dark roasted coffee nose giving way to intense fl avors of chocolate, coffee and a slight roasty note. Medium hop bitterness brings pleasurable balance to this dark ale, making it a brew to be enjoyed at any time of the day. A classic porter - rich and robust with a Java twist.

     

    ABV: 5.1% - 5.6%

    IBUs: 30 - 34

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Double IPA

    This high gravity ale has an upfront and dominant hop profile. The aromas of citrus and slight pine from the complex hop flavors are perfectly presented on a medium-light body background. A golden hue and white frothy head help to round out this Imperial Ale.

     

    ABV: 7.8% - 8.3%

    IBUs: 100+

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Extra IPA - Hop Rotator Series

    This Extra IPA - Hop Rotator Series recipe is designed to showcase the flavor and aromatic qualities of the specially selected hops. Caramel and Munich malts lend their sweetness while the special hop blend dominates the palate. The hops in this kit will change periodically keeping the flavor new and exciting.

     

    ABV: 7.0% - 7.5%

    IBUs: 48 - 52

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Gose

    Gose (pronounced goes-uh) is a historical beer style that has exploded back into the craft beer scene. Brewed for over a millennium, Gose is a tart wheat ale with background notes of coriander and salt. Pilsner and wheat malt account for the base beer. The briny flavors come from a small addition of Mediterranean Sea Salt and the fruitiness is derived from a pinch of coriander. This is a bright, crisp beer with slight sourness and a very refreshing flavor.

     

    ABV: 4.2% - 4.7%

    IBUs: 6 - 10

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Grapefruit IPA

    Grapefruit peel and generous amounts of hops deliver a bouquet of floral and citrus aromas. A small addition of imported specialty malt brings balance while the natural grapefruit flavoring takes your senses to a tropical paradise.

     

    ABV: 5.6% - 6.1%

    IBUs: 45 - 49

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Honey Brown Ale

    Refreshing yet flavorful, this Honey Brown Ale yields a malty sweet profile, finishing crisp and almost lager-like, while the selected hops create a light bitterness for balance. This beer is a perfect choice any time of the year. Enjoy!

     

    ABV: 4.7% - 5.2%

    IBUs: 19 - 23

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Imperial Blonde Ale

    This recipe produces a malty, high-gravity, full-bodied version of this easy drinking, well-rounded beer style. Golden in color, Imperial Blonde Ale uses the lightest malt extract available and a unique balance of domestic and imported hops. A great recipe if you like big blondes!

     

    ABV: 7.0% - 8.0%

    IBUs: 26 - 30

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Imperial Nut Brown

    A rich, complex high-gravity specialty ale. It’s a fullbodied brew with plenty of hop character to balance this Imperial-style Brown Ale. The slight caramel and chocolate flavors are followed by a nutty aftertaste. Includes premium Safale S-04 yeast.

     

    ABV: 6.75% - 7.75%

    IBUs: 47 - 50

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Imperial Pale Ale

    Perfected on the West Coast and we are proud to create an extract version of this beer style for the homebrewer. This beer is very big, very hoppy and somewhat arrogant. Use your homebrewing skills to make the most of this recipe!

     

    ABV: 8.0% - 8.5%

    IBUs: 65 - 69

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • NEIPA

    Our New England Style IPA is pale gold in color with a slight haze. Exploding with juicy tropical and candy-like notes from the select hops, with a restrained bitterness for a more delicious hop flavor and aroma.

     

     

    ABV: 5.25% - 5.7%

    IBUs: 41 - 45

    Difficulty: Advanced

    Recipe PDF

  • Oatmeal Stout

    A medium-full bodied ale, rich and toasty in flavor. Biscuit malt combines with the flaked brewers oatmeal to offer a nutty yet silky character. Chocolate barley adds an impression of roasted coffee. 2-row malt is included to aid in converting the oats’ starches into fermentable sugars. The selected yeast will yield a fermentation that leaves a slightly sweet character.

     

    ABV: 5.5% - 6.0%

    IBUs: 28 - 38

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Recipe PDF

  • Pacific Coast IPA

    Using select Pacific Northwest hops, we’ve crafted a West Coast style IPA that’s big on flavor. A hardy bitterness at the start and late kettle additions create an ale that’s bursting in tropical and citrus tones, while the medium-light maltiness pulls it all together in harmony.

     

     

    ABV: 5.0% - 5.5%

    IBUs: 31 - 34

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Peanut Butter Porter

    Full-bodied, rich and delicious, this brew features a creamy peanut butter taste with notes of chocolate and coffee. Finishes smooth with an optimal balance of hop character.

     

     

    ABV: 4.8% - 5.2%

    IBUs: 30 - 34

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Russian Imperial Stout

    This full-bodied dark brew has an intense roast flavor with a huge malt influence. The hop bitterness is offset by a touch of sweetness from the big malt character. Give this beer some time to mature and consider using an oak alternative for added complexity.

     

    ABV: 7.75% - 8.25%

    IBUs: 35 - 40

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Smoked Porter

    Dark brown in color, this rich, full-bodied ale is smooth with chocolate and coffee-like overtones. Smoked malt imparts a complex, pleasant aroma and flavor with a balanced and subtle hop finish.

     

    ABV: 5.75% - 6.25%

    IBUs: 30 - 36

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Toasted Coconut Creme Ale

    We use biscuit malt, lactose and natural coconut flavoring to create an ale that is light bodied and sweet like a slice of coconut cream pie. This flavorful brew will quench your thirst and take care of that sweet tooth all in one sip.

     

    ABV: 4.4% - 4.6%

    IBUs: 10 - 14

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Whisky Barrel Stout

    Specially selected dark malt extracts and specialty grains combine to release a delightful bouquet of chocolate and roast. We have included a package of genuine whisky barrel oak chips to impart flavors of oak and whisky.

     

    ABV: 5.5% - 6.0%

    IBUs: 35 - 38

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Recipe PDF

  • White IPA

    We’ve brought together the flavors of a Belgian Witbier and an American IPA. Soft Belgian candi sugar combines with caramel and wheat malts offering a crisp, dry mouth-feel, while the hops, selected for their fruity flavor and aroma, create a delicious IPA finish.

     

    ABV: 5.3% - 5.9%

    IBUs: 43 - 48

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • White Chocolate Blonde Stout

    A blonde beer that has the spirit of a dark, rich stout. The deep, roasted flavors come from specially selected malts and the addition of premium organic cacao nibs. A dose of natural white chocolate flavoring makes this a complex and deliciously drinkable beer.

     

    ABV: 4.3% - 4.8%

    IBUs: 10 - 14

    Difficulty: Easy

    Recipe PDF

  • Witbier

    A classic white ale brewed with wheat, barley, orange peel and coriander. It is lightly hopped and fermented with Safbrew WB-06 resulting in a fruity, spicy, refreshing beer with a dry finish.

     

    ABV: 4.5% - 4.75%

    IBUs: 12 - 16

    Difficulty: Intermediate

    Recipe PDF

Our Premium Recipe all-malt ingredient kits are big in taste and bold in flavor, not for the weak of heart! These higher alcohol kits come complete with all the ingredients and step-by-step instructions to brew 5 gallons of beer. Each kit makes 5 gallons of beer

(approx. 53-12 oz. glasses)

 

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