It all starts with a recipe. A beer recipe is a simple thing but can make an extremely complex drink. The home brewing community is great because everyone is so willing to share their beer recipes with others and I’m no different. I like to look back at the beers I’ve brewed over the course of years and writing everything down in recipe form gives me a record of what I have done. To begin with I have included some things you will find helpful in either interpreting beer recipes or developing your own recipes. The second section is all the beer recipes I have documented.
Here we have a list of the recipes published here at Home Brew Answers. Over time these home brew beer recipes will be sorted by beer style and serve as a library on what has been brewed over the course of running Home Brew Answers.
Beer Recipe Adjustment and Creation
In this top section I have included some helpful articles to help you modify the beer recipes listed here or even work towards developing your own recipes. Many of the recipes published are formulated for all grain brewing, with the guides below however you should be able to convert the recipe to malt extract of scale it to your home brewing system.
Here we have the beer recipes along with many of the tasting notes that have been published here on Home Brew Answers.
As a home brewer there is nothing quite as exciting as the weather warming up and the thought of all the beers you are going to make with the intentioRead More ..
Brewing big beers like this Barley Wine recipe is always a bit more of a challenge and more interesting than the regular old “house beer” that we Read More ..
When it comes to sitting down and researching a new beer recipe you are working on anything that makes the job simpler and easier has got to be good, Read More ..
A beer that isn’t as popular as it should be are Strong Ales / Old Ales. Currently, so many beers are hop driven it’s easy to forget just how muchRead More ..
There are few beer styles that are as pleasurable to brew as a Saison and this Saison recipe is no exception. The style can encompass a whole range ofRead More ..
Simple Stove Top Malt Extract Brew There are occasions when home brewing, especially from an outside perspective, can seem complicated and require lotRead More ..
It’s at this time of year that I tend to get overwhelmed by the number of lighter summer beers that I brew and begin wanting something darker anRead More ..
Many current pale ales have become synonymous with piney, tropical and citrusy American hops. When I first started drinking though at the turn of the Read More ..
If you have visited before you may have seen the recipe published here for Single Hop IPA’s. The gist of the article was as a way to understand Read More ..
There may not be a better way for the home brewer to learn and understand how each ingredient tastes and flavours a beer than by using it as the sole Read More ..
Forget your IPAs, double IPAs, imperial stouts, I can take them or leave them. If there was only one beer that I had to spend the rest of my life drinRead More ..
I am sure there is a great divide between reasons why people get into home brewing, saving money being one of those benefits that may be the whole reaRead More ..
The intention of brewing this Blonde Ale was to make a beer that has all those subtle and delicate flavours of honey and retain as much if them as posRead More ..
It seems there are hundreds of beers available now that claim to be honey beers but sometimes it’s difficult to tell just how much honey is in them.Read More ..
Around a month ago I shared the recipe for a Kolsch I brewed. As promised I will now share the tasting notes for the beer. As a home brewer I fRead More ..
Whilst I’m not particularly fond of the term “imperial” which seems to get attached to any beer that is of higher strength than the norm, I mustRead More ..
What I am hoping to do in this post is encapsulate everything about getting to know and getting started brewing Belgian beer in a concise form. There Read More ..
I’m not really doing a Kolsch recipe it’s a “Kolsch-style” recipe! Kolsch is one of those beer styles it seems that to truly appreciate and unRead More ..
This Brown Ale Recipe finished up at such a high final gravity I was sure it was going to be too sweet and cloying. The thing about brewing thoRead More ..
It’s December already. Every year around I have gotten into the habit of brewing a spiced beer for Christmas. My wife now insists that this happen aRead More ..
(Here is the recipe for the Oatmeal Pale Ale) Putting a twist on styles and getting to grips with different ingredients is what home brewing is all abRead More ..
Before we begin I want to make a few things clear about what will be covered in this post just so you know what you’re getting into here: This is a Read More ..
Oatmeal stouts appear to be becoming increasingly popular. There are plenty of options available commercially and there are hundreds of home brRead More ..
How much is too much to pay for a beer? £5, £8, £12, £20, £40? I would guess everyone would answer differently but there has to be an upper limitRead More ..
It was only a few weeks ago that I brewed the Session Stout but it’s ready to taste so let’s take a look at how it’s turned out. TheRead More ..
The evenings here in Cornwall are starting to draw in. It’s always around this time of year that the mind turns to darker beers, something less refrRead More ..
The Cascade and Citra combo, how did it turn out? This beer has been in the bottle for about 3-4 weeks now so it’s time to evaluate and critique it.Read More ..
Hop heavy beers are not always my favourite to drink. Don’t get me wrong I love a nicely hopped, aromatic, juicy IPA, but not as my go to beer. MaybRead More ..