Recipe: Kona Big Wave Golden Ale Clone

Big Wave is a lighter-bodied golden ale with a tropical hop aroma and flavor—smooth, easy drinking, and refreshing. The use of caramel malt contributes to the golden hue of this beer, and our special blend of hops provides a bright, quenching finish that makes it a struggle to not grab another one. Clone recipe courtesy…

Recipe: Crisis Response

Crisis Response is my attempt at starting to iterate on a recipe until I perfect it. In this, the first version, the base is largely the same as the Avg. Perfect Northeast IPA (NEIPA) recipe but with a different hop schedule. I look forward to seeing how this turns out and to iterate on the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…