Recipe: Homebrew Supply Mosaic Pilsner

This is a recipe we’ve been developing for some time, and it aims to combine two of our favorite beer elements. A light crisp refreshing Pilsner that’s bursting with citrus hop aroma and flavor! This is a take on a classic Czech Pilsner but dry hopped with a couple ounces of Mosaic to provide a…

Recipe: OBK Dunkelweizen

A moderately dark, spicy, fruity, malty and refreshing wheat-based ale. This style of ale best reflects the yeast and wheat character of a Hefeweizen, but with the addition of malty richness of a Munich Dunkel. Notes of clove and banana from the yeast phenols and fruity esters, balanced but prominent. The malt character is bready/grainy…

Economics of Homebrewing Part 3

Welcome back to the series where I track (most of) the costs associated with my hobby of homebrewing delicious beer! Writing these has been a fun exercise for me to not only see just how much I’ve spent on the hobby – so, so much 🙂 – but also to compare it to buying the…

Recipe: Northern Brewer Oatmeal Stout

Famed beer writer Michael Jackson is credited with reviving this nearly forgotten old English classic when he wrote about it in 1977. He describes these ebony potables as “firm, smooth, silky, [with] a hint of nuttiness in their complex of coffee, chocolate and roast flavors.” If we could describe our Oatmeal Stout more eloquently, we…

Homebrewing an Avg. Perfect Northeast IPA (NEIPA)

New England IPAs (or NEIPA for short) has been a style of beer that has really taken off in recent years. It’s a bit cliche but it seems like every homebrewer under the sun has been trying to perfect this style. So why not me? To be honest the biggest thing holding me back so…

Homebrewing a Summer “Leftover” Ale II

About once a year I take stock of all of the left over ingredients I have from the beers that I’ve been making and try to put together a nice simple summer ale. This beer is always different and forces me to try and be creative and to try combinations that I wouldn’t have otherwise…

Homebrewing a Berliner Weisse Sour

I’ve been homebrewing for a little over 2 years now and I figured it was finally time to attempt my first sour beer! After searching the web for a good recipe I ended up just taking what I thought made sense from a few different ones and putting together my own. Beer Specifications Beer Name:…

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…