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 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 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…

Homebrewing The El Morillo

If you’ve been a long term reader of this site, you may have gathered by now I love hoppy beers. In fact the only unfortunate thing in my mind about loving hoppy beers so much is that not everyone loves hoppy beers. Or at least some people don’t think they do. I find often times…

Homebrewing an OBK Barleywine

A friend of mine really wanted to try and make a stronger beer – that could be enjoyed just in time for some new year’s celebrations – and so we went hunting for a (quick) Barleywine recipe. Thankfully the fine folks over at Ontario Beer Kegs didn’t disappoint! Recipe Source: Ontario Beer Kegs Beer Specifications…

Homebrewing an OBK American Amber Ale

So I’ve decided to start getting into some basic water chemistry and needed a brew to test it out with. I always enjoy a good Amber Ale and so I decided to try a new recipe (to me at least) from Ontario Beer Kegs. Recipe Source: Ontario Beer Kegs Beer Specifications Beer Name: OBK American…

Homebrewing a very Simple Apple (Juice) Cider

When I decided to try my hand at making a cider instead of a beer I had no idea it would be so easy. I almost feel silly making a post about it to be honest. I’ll even save you the trouble of reading below by saying it is really as simple as just combining…

Homebrewing a (Modified) Goose Island IPA Clone

I know enjoying IPAs is the “in” thing right now but I seriously love IPAs. They’re by far my favourite style and, while I still enjoy other types of beer, there is just something about the hoppy goodness of an IPA that keeps calling me back. My previous experience homebrewing an IPA, the OBK West Coast…

Beer #7: OBK Cream Ale

What is a cream ale anyway? Well apparently it’s a beer made with corn. Nebraska would be proud. A quick pictorial recap of the brew day: Beer Specifications Beer Name: OBK Cream Ale Beer Style: Cream Ale Recipe Type: All Grain Batch Size: 5.25 gallons / 19.9 litres Estimated SRM: 3° Estimated IBU: 16 Estimated…

Beer #6: OBK Irish Red Ale

Ah, another brew day! This time around it’s a simple Irish Red Ale on deck. A quick pictorial recap of the brew day: Beer Specifications Beer Name: OBK Irish Red Ale Beer Style: Red Ale Recipe Type: All Grain Batch Size: 5.25 gallons / 19.9 litres Estimated SRM: 12° Estimated IBU: 23 Estimated OG: 1.051…