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…

Recipe: Corona Extra Clone

The go-to Pilsner for a day at the beach, this crisp, refreshing lager is a great beer to have on hand at any time during the summer. Try it “dressed” with salt and lime for an even more south-of-the-border experience! Source: Homebrew Supply Beer Specifications Beer Name: Corona Extra Clone Beer Style: Mexican Cerveza Recipe…

Recipe: German Alt

Alt refers to an old-school, top-fermented style of brewing ale rather than a relatively modern bottom-fermented lager. Altbier is especially associated with the city of Düsseldorf. Alts are a bit difficult to explain to the uninitiated – kind of like a hoppy Oktoberfest? A very malty pale ale? You’ll just have to try a glass…

Homebrewing a Vienna Lager

Time for another brew post! This time I decided to try out the “award winning?” Vienna Lager from Barley and the Hops. Recipe Source: Barley and the Hops Beer Specifications Beer Name: Vienna Lager Beer Style: Vienna Lager Recipe Type: All Grain Pre-Boil Volume: 4.5 gallons / 17 litres Batch Size: 3.5 gallons / 13.2…