Altbier (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A bitter but well balanced malty, clean smooth and well attenuated copper coloured German-style ale. Typically fermented at cooler temperatures than most ales, this brew has a crisp malt character and assertive hop bitterness. A long lasting, dry, bittersweet and nutty finish. Low hop flavour and restrained fruity esters from yeast.
Amber Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
This is a simpler, basic Amber Ale. Mild hop flavour and aroma, with a fuller malt background. There is sweetness derived from the amber and dark malt extracts. Very drinkable, easy to brew beer.
Amber Wheat Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
Amber Wheat Ale
A highly drinkable wheat-based ale. Full of rounded caramel malt flavour combined with the flavour and mouthfeel enhanced by the addition of wheat. Mild malt sweetness matched by a subtle hop flavouring. Bitterness is kept low to focus on the wheat flavours and caramel richness.Est. ABV: 5% | Est. IBU: 27 | Recipe & Instructions
American Amber Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
American Amber Ale
Moderate hop aromas are citrusy from the American hop character, balanced with a caramel aroma from the malts used. Flavour is balanced with the same citrusy hop flavours coinciding with the subtle malt sweetness from the steeping grains. Hop bitterness is in check for the style. This brew is like an American Pale ale but with more caramel richness and more American hop character.
American Barleywine (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A well-hopped American interpretation of the strongest and richest of the English ales. Hop character is very evident throughout the flavour, but keeps its balance with a matching heavy malt base. Alcohol strength and hop bitterness combine to leave a very long finish. Strong and intense malt and hop flavours in this large brew. Sweetness is subtle. Resinous, pine, grapefruit and citrus hop flavour matched with caramel, bready malt flavour.
American Brown Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
American Brown Ale
This brew is malty, slightly sweet and rich with aromas of chocolate, caramel, and a pleasant toastiness. Hop aroma is there, but as a complementing background aroma of floral and citrus. Malty nuttiness in the flavour combined with robust chocolate character with a medium bitterness..
American IPA (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A decidedly bitter and hoppy, moderately strength pale ale. Aroma is a prominent citrus, resinous pine aroma with some clean malt sweetness coming through. Flavour is intense hop flavours from American hops, citrus, fruity, grapefruit and pine. Excellent bitterness.
American Pale Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
American Pale Ale
A hoppy and refreshing ale with a clean malt flavour. Strong aromas of citrus and grapefruit. Flavour is the same, citrus and grapefruit and a underlying subtle sweetness from the caramel malt steeping grains. Caramel flavour is restrained just enough to let the hops shine through.
Baltic Porter (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A malt forward beer in flavour and aroma, reminiscent of an English brown porter and the roasted features of a schwarzbier, but with stronger alcohol content than either. Very Complex and multi-layered. Flavours are rich malty sweetness with a blend of deep malt and dried fruit esters. Features a prominent but smooth roasted flavour that stops short of burnt. Hints of coffee, licorice, toffee and molasses.
Belgian Amber Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Belgian Candi Syrup
Belgian Amber Ale
A new twist on the classic amber style of ale. The base of the beer is built on amber dry malt extract to bring a malt caramel richness to the beer. The beer is then accented with traditional Belgian Candi Syrup to bring in some dark fruity flavours, nuttiness, toffee and even more caramel. Flavouring additions and ale yeast balance out the malt with fruity and floral flavours, aromas and esters.
Belgian Blond Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Belgian Blond Ale
A moderate-strength golden ale that has a subtle Belgian complexity, slightly sweet flavour, and dry finish. Flavour is smooth and light initially, comparative to a Pilsner, but finishes dry with some medium hop flavours of floral and earthy. Some soft yeast character will be present as well, esters produced are orange/lemon-like. Aromas are much of the same classic Belgian floral, fruity esters.
Belgian Dubbel (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A deep reddish/brown, moderately strength complex Belgian ale. Dubbel's contain rich, complex flavours from a malty body. Sweetness on the palate yet finishes moderately dry. Complex malt, and yeast esters produce slightly raisiny flavours as well as flavours of dried fruit, clove and a hint of burnt sugars. Balance is always toward the malt with little to no hop flavour. Medium bitterness that doesn't persist into the finish.
Belgian Golden Strong Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Belgian Golden Strong Ale
A golden, complex, effervescent, strong Belgian-style ale. Fruity and spicy in flavour with subtle hints of alcohol is the style. Supported by a soft malt character and displays flavours and aromas of pears and oranges from the yeast's fruity esters. Alcohol's are soft and spicy. Mild bitterness and a fruity, earthy, and floral finish from the hops.
Belgian IPA (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A dry, pale Belgian-style ale brewed with a dose of European and American hops. Light grain and fruity esters are the background for this brew, leading to the stand out hop flavours of earthy, floral and citrus. A great hybrid of a Belgian Pale Ale and American IPA. Moderate bitterness.
Belgian Pale Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
Belgian Pale Ale
A fruity, moderately malty and somewhat spicy, easy drinking, copper-coloured ale. Belgian Pales are a somewhat complex ale, gathering flavours from a balance of the specialty grains, yeast, and hops. The malt brings flavours of slight caramel and biscuit, whereas the hops and yeast bring fruitier flavours like pear, orange, and citrus. Aroma has a subtle sweetness to it as well as some peppery notes.
Belgian Quad (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Belgian Candi Syrup
A strong, malty Belgian-style ale with flavours of dark fruit and moderate bitterness. Traditional Belgian Dark Candi Syrup is used to produce flavours of raisins, figs, toffee, ripe fruit and dark chocolate. Along side the pure pilsen base malt extract which lends to the subtle grain flavours. The brew balanced and complex, through use of the specialty ale yeast which bring even more layers of fruit flavour and floral esters.
Belgian Strong Dark Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
Belgian Strong Dark Ale
A dark, very rich, complex, strong Belgian-style ale. Complex, rich and smooth. A malt forward beer with plenty of malt sweetness and flavours of caramel, toast and bread. Yeast brings the fruity esters like raisin, plum, dried cherry and figs. Alcohol is smoothed out with soft, spicy, and floral aromas and flavours. Mild bitterness.
Belgian Table Beer (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Belgian Table Beer
A very light, drinkable and quenching Belgian-style session ale. A great drinker with lots of subtle complexity. Slight grain and bread notes from the pilsen malt extract pairs well with the floral and fruity character of the hops and yeast.
Belgian Tripel (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
A strong ale that is complex with moderate spiciness, fruity esters and mild hop aromas. Notes of pepper, clove, citrus, and floral. Alcohols are soft and spicy. Malt character is light but just enough to display the hop and yeast combination of flavour. Medium bitterness.
Best Bitter (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
Best Bitter -- A session beer that is flavourful and refreshing. Drinkability is balanced with maltiness and bitterness, and finishes with a fruity/floral hop flavour. Bitterness is higher than that of a normal low strength ale. Fruity esters are present in the flavour from the English ale yeast and the English hopping brings out the floral qualities. Aroma is caramel/bready from the grain, and slightly fruity from the hops.
Black IPA (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
Black IPA --- This style of dark hoppy brew takes all the great qualities of a citrusy and pine flavoured India Pale Ale and adds layers of roast, chocolate, and caramel. A great hybrid of two styles. High bitterness from both the hops and the roasted grains. This one finishes dry and refreshing.
Blond Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
An Easy drinking, approachable lightly flavoured and light bodied ale. Initial flavours are soft malty sweetness with subtle bread and biscuit flavours. Lightly hop flavoured, low bitterness and finishes dry.
Brown Porter (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A darker English ale with roasty characteristics. This is a malt forward ale with roasted flavours as well as chocolate, caramel, and toffee. Also has subtle floral English hop flavour and aroma. Very smooth in flavour with restrained bitterness.
Cream Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
A simple, basic ale that focuses on drinkability. Faint notes of grain, cereal and corn-like aromas and flavours. A clean and light ale that's easy to brew and drink.
Dark Wheat Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
Dark Wheat Ale
This midnight black ale features the flavour and body richness of the wheat malt, but enhanced with layers of chocolate and roast from the specialty malts. These flavours and aromas are kept up front with subtle fruit notes backing it all up from the hops and yeast.
Double IPA (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
This online home made beer kit makes an intensely hoppy, bitter, strong pale ale without the big maltiness or deeper malt flavours of an American Barleywine. Hop flavour is strong and complex using American finishing hops. High amount of hop bitterness with minimal malt backbone getting in the way, though very slight caramel and toasty flavours come through to support the hops flavour. Pine, resinous, grapefruit, citrus, tropical and fruity are all notes provided by the American hops.
Dunkelweizen (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A moderately dark, spicy, fruity, malty, refreshing ale containing wheat. Malt and yeast flavours balance each other with clove and banana flavours from the yeast, and caramel, bread flavours from the rich maltiness. Low bitterness, with a fuller, creamy body.
English Barleywine (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
The richest & strongest of all the English ales. A showcase of malt richness and intense, complex flavours. The character of these strong ales can change significantly over time, but both fresh and aged versions should be appreciated for what they are. Expected can be flavours of strong, intense, complex, multi-layered malt flavours ranging from bready and biscuity to nutty, dark caramel, toffee and molasses. Aged barleywine can bring notes of dark fruitiness and a dried-fruit character. Moderately sweet with just enough hop bitterness to keep in balance.
English IPA (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A hoppy pale ale that features English hops that gives off floral and fruity flavours, and even somewhat earthy. Hops also provide a medium bitterness. Malt flavour is bready, and caramel. English ale yeast adds to the fruity flavours and aromas.
English Pale Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
English Pale Ale
An average strength pale ale, with a even balance of malt, hops, and yeast flavours with a mild bitter finish. Highly drinkable. Toasty, and biscuity malt flavours combine with the earthy, resiny, floral UK hops and is completed with the fruity esters from the English ale yeast.
Hefeweizen (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
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 drinkability.
Hopbursted Pale Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
Hopbursted Pale Ale
Hopbursting is a technique to add all hops late in the boil for maximum flavour and aroma. This is a pale, hop foward and very drinkable ale with a west coast flavour to it. Citrus, pine, grapefruit, it's all there from the late addition American hops.
Hoppy Wheat Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Hoppy Wheat Ale
A basic, light wheat ale with an emphasis on hops. Cascade brings the citrus and grapefruit flavour and combines it with the wheat ale flavours. A great refreshing summer ale and simple to brew.
Imperial Black IPA (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
Imperial Black IPA
A higher strength Black IPA. Combing hop flavours of citrus, earthy, pine and candy with malt flavours of chocolate, subtle coffee and toast. A great hybrid of styles. The Imperial Black IPA movement is catching on and is sure to impress.
Imperial Blonde Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Imperial Blonde Ale
A lightly flavoured but higher strength pale blonde ale. Simple recipe with great results, subtle flavours of grain, toast, bread matched with a touch of hops. Great drinkability and refreshing beer.
Imperial Milk Stout (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains & Lactose
Imperial Milk Stout
A very dark, sweet and full bodied ale with lots of roasty notes and reminiscent of a sweetened expresso. Dark roasted grains are prominent and lead to chocolate and coffee flavours. Added hop bitterness to balance with the sweetness of the lactose milk sugar. A cream-like mouthfeel on a big beer like this makes it an excellent dessert drink.
Imperial Stout (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
An intensely flavoured, big, dark ale. Roasty, fruity, bittersweet with layers of complex flavour. Malty flavours stand out with fruity esters keeping it in balance. Character ranges from chocolate, cocoa, strong coffee, raisins, plums. Bitterness is aggressive to withstand malt backbone. Full bodied and jet black.
India Brown Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
India Brown Ale
A hybrid of brown ale and IPA. Full-bodied maltiness lends flavours of nuttiness, toast, caramel and chocolate, which balanced by the citrus, pine, and bitter flavours of the American hops. A great well-rounded beer for a little something different than your everyday IPA or Brown Ale.
Irish Blonde Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Irish Blonde Ale
A light and refreshing Irish-style pale blonde ale. Simple and quenching. Light grain and bread flavours and aromas are combined with fruity and floral notes from the hops and yeast. A tasty beer with emphasis on drinkability.
Irish Red Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
Irish Red Ale
An easy-drinking ale. Malt-focused with an initial sweetness and a roasted dryness in the finish. Minimal hop flavour lets the malt flavours shine through. Slight roastiness, toast and toffee are among the tastes and aromas of this brew. Mild bitterness.
Light Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
The simplest of all the ales. When you just want something to drink without having to think about it. A "lawnmower" beer. Great for summer after doing yard work. Subtle flavours, dry, refreshing and quenching.
Light Wheat Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Light Wheat Ale
A subtle and light ale with hints of wheat. Wheat a also provides a touch more body and a creamier head than the typical light ale. Flavours are subtle wheat, grain and bread. Great drinkability and perfect for a hot summer day.
Mild Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A light flavoured, malt accented beer that is readily suited to drinking in quantity. A session beer. Refreshing, yet flavourful. Some describe it as a lower gravity brown porter. A malt focused beer combined with the English ale yeast makes for a wide range of flavours; caramel, toffee, nutty, chocolate, coffee, fruit, plum, raisin. Low bitterness, and a dry, roasted finish for great drinkability.
Oak Aged Stout (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains & Oak Chips
Oak Aged Stout
All the flavours you'd expect from a full-bodied stout, but with added layers oak, vanilla, and sweetness from the oak chips aging in the beer. Oak chips gives similar flavours of those beers that are aged in barrels. Add chips after primary fermentation is finished. Set aside until, upon taste, is ready (typically one to two weeks soaking in the beer).
Old Ale (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A strong, rich, malty and sweet ale. This is a complex warming ale, a definite sipper. Malt character is nutty, caramel, subtle chocolate and balanced with a mild bitterness. Fruity esters come through from the yeast, dried fruit mostly, and increases with age.
Robust Porter (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A substantial, malty dark ale with a complex and flavourful roasty character. Moderately strong malt flavours consist of a lightly burnt, black malt character with a bit of roasty dryness and some bittersweet chocolate and coffee. Also notes of bread, caramel and grain. Medium bitterness accentuated by roasted grains. Minimal hop flavours.
Saison (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
A well hopped, fruity, dry and quenching blond ale. Flavours are a combination of fruity, spicy and floral with a supporting soft background malt flavour. Fruitiness is orange/lemon-like from the hops and yeast. Medium bitterness.
Session IPA - Ahtanum/Summit (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Session IPA - Ahtanum/Summit
The Ahtanum hops contribute to the bitterness & the Summit hops give this Session IPA (or India Session Ale) a citrusy, spicy, herbal flavour. This lower ABV IPA is well balanced, full flavoured and finishes clean.
Session IPA - Amarillo/Simcoe (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Session IPA - Amarillo/Simcoe
Amarillo is in the top ten hop choices for brewers. Its bittering values are high with CoH levels of 20° - 24°. Amarillo's citrusy aroma combined with the earthy aroma of Simcoe present a pleasant aromatic blend. Simcoe is low in CoH levels creating a nice combination hop.
Session IPA - Cascade/Centennial (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Session IPA - Cascade/Centennial
Cascade and Centennial hops were released in the 1970's, bred for their aromas of medium intensity. Known for their excellent bittering qualities as well as the unique floral and grapefruit aromas they both rank in the top 10 with brewers. Together they create an enjoyable flavour for an excellent brew.
Session IPA - Chinook/Columbus (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Session IPA - Chinook/Columbus
Together Chinook and Columbus are excellent for bittering with combined aromas of citrus, licorice and black pepper. These two are high alpha varieties with dual purpose, making excellent combinations for brewing.
Session IPA - Galaxy/Wakatu (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Session IPA - Galaxy/Wakatu
Galaxy is a best used as a late addition hop. The characteristics of the hop are more pronounced the later it is added to the brew. High in bittering qualities with tangy citrus and passionfruit aromas. Wakatu is a New Zealand grown variety highly praised for its unique fresh tropical flavour. A great brewing combination for flavouring and bittering.
Single-Hop Falconer's Flight IPA (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
Single-Hop Falconer's Flight IPA
Falconers Flight hops offers a medium bittering value with a distinctly grapefruit flavour to this IPA. It is a pellet blend of the 7 varietys of C hops (Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, Citra®, Cluster, Columbus and Crystal), origianlly prepared to support the legacy of Glen Hay Falconer, of the Northwest Brewing Company.
Smoked Porter (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
A medium bodied dark ale with notes of chocolate and subtle smoke. Smokiness is mild but pleasant, and balances wonderfully with the chocolate flavours of the base porter. Aroma is woody and roast. Very balanced and enjoyable ale.
Sweet Stout (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains & Lactose
A very dark, sweet, full bodied, slightly roasty ale. Often tastes like sweetened espresso. Dark roasted grains and malts dominate the flavour and provide coffee and chocolate flavours. Hop bitterness is moderate. Body is a heavy sweetness and creaminess from the lactose. Balances out the bitterness and roasted character and lasts into the finish.
Toy Soldier Stout (5.25 gal) Extract Kit w/ Specialty Grains, Oak Chips & Vanilla Beans
Toy Soldier Stout
Aroma is coffee-like roast and hints of chocolate and floral/citrus hops. Flavour is roasted grain, vanilla, coffee, chocolate, caramel, and a mild bitterness. Overall a very dark, roasty, creamy ale.
Toasted Oak Chips and Vanilla Beans give this Holiday Stout added complexity. Add both after fermentation is completed, age to taste (typically 1-2 weeks).
Tripel IPA (5.25 gal) Extract Kit
Combining the styles of the Belgian Tripel and an Imperial IPA, this leads to a mixture of great flavours from spicy, floral, citrusy, and hoppy. Pale and dry, this brew will be refreshing and drinkable despite it's higher strength. High on bitterness. Expect fruity flavours, spiciness and floral from the variety of late addition hopping.
West Coast IPA (5.25 gal) Extract Kit with Specialty Grains
West Coast IPA
The American IPA started out on the West Coast for the access to citrusy, grapefruit, and pine flavoured hops. That was decades ago, and now the style is among the most popular craft beer styles. And for good reason. Amazing bright hops lead to a vast array of juicy hop flavours and bitterness. Also a style served best fresh, and you can't get any fresher than brewing your own!