Recipe: Avg. Perfect Northeast IPA (NEIPA)

A take on the very popular New England India Pale Ale, this Northeast IPA received very high praise on the community recipe page over at Brewer’s Friend. Source: Kevin Quinn – (Beer Advocate Crowd-Sourced Recipe) via Brewer’s Friend Beer Specifications Beer Name: Avg. Perfect Northeast IPA Beer Style: NEIPA Recipe Type: All Grain Pre-Boil Volume:…

Recipe: Summer “Leftover” Ale II

As a homebrew you sometimes end up with bits of left over ingredients that you just can’t seem to find a use for. When this happens to me I like to throw it all together a make a simple summer “leftover” ale. This is the second time I’ve done this (the first can be found…

Homebrewing an OBK Hefeweizen

Even though it’s not quite the fall just yet, I was in the mood to have a nice easily drinkable wheat beer at the ready and so I brewed up a Hefeweizen based on a recipe from Ontario Beer Kegs. Recipe Source: Ontario Beer Kegs Beer Specifications Beer Name: OBK Hefeweizen Beer Style: Hefeweizen Recipe…

Recipe: Berliner Weisse Sour

This recipe is a combination of numerous recipes online but essentially is just a classic Berliner Weisse grain bill with a few tweaks to match the ingredients I had at hand. I can’t speak to how it tastes because I haven’t brewed it yet :). Beer Specifications Beer Name: Berliner Weisse Sour Beer Style: Berliner…

Homebrewing a SFBC – Lando Saison

It’s summer time and with temperatures that approach (or at the very least are in the “feels like” range of) 40°C/104°F what better beer is there to make then the classic Saison? Recipe Source: Short Finger Brewing Co. Beer Specifications Beer Name: SFBC – Lando Saison Beer Style: Saison Recipe Type: All Grain Pre-Boil Volume:…

Recipe: OBK Hefeweizen

A pale, spicy and fruity wheat-based ale that’s light and refreshing. Notes of clove and banana stand out from the wheat ale yeast. Hop character is kept at a minimum to allow the grain, bread and straw flavour of the malt to shine through. A well rounded beer with a dry finish with lots of…

Recipe: SFBC – Lando Saison

Lando is a regularly brewed Saison on the SFBC system. Low alcohol, light dry body, moderate fruity esters depending on temperature you choose to ferment at. There is a slight hoppy note with an apparent bitterness that balances the beer. The version that Rob brews is barrel aged and blended but the original base recipe…

Homebrewing a Corona Extra Clone

With summer just around the corner I decided to brew a “classic” macro-brew cerveza clone! Recipe Source: Homebrew Supply Beer Specifications Beer Name: Corona Extra Clone Beer Style: Mexican Cerveza Recipe Type: All Grain Pre-Boil Volume: 6.5 gallons / 24.6 litres Batch Size: 5.5 gallons / 20.8 litres Estimated SRM: 2.8° Estimated IBU: 18 Estimated…

Homebrewing a German Alt

Having been a homebrewer for a while now I often times struggle with what to brew next and generally when that happens I end up picking a style I’ve never attempted before. This time was no different as I decided to check German Altbier off my list. Recipe Source: Northern Brewer Beer Specifications Beer Name:…

Homebrewing a Centennial Blonde Lager

It was almost a year ago when I first brewed the, at this point, classic Centennial Blonde Ale homebrew recipe. At the time I thought it was a good beer but nothing overly special. However since writing that original post I’ve gained more and more of an appreciation for the beer and so when I…