Posts in Recipes

Extra Pale XPA

There’s been a rise of a new pseudo-style in Australia: the XPA (Extra Pale Ale). I thought it would be a fun twist to brew a beer that looks like an American Light Lager, but with the hop presence of a stronger Pale Ale / Session IPA. General perceptions of a light coloured beers are that they’re going to be crisp and devoid of any significant hop flavour and aroma. Batch Details Batch Size Boil SRM Est. OG Est. FG Est. ABV 25L 60min 2.6 1.046 1.008 5% Water I… Read More

Hop Duster IPA

This recipe is the evolution of a fruity and tropical IPA I’ve been tweaking for some time. Relatively low bitterness but packs a tonne of interesting hop characteristics with a clean and slightly sweet malt backbone. A fantastic beer that has found a regular place on my home taps. Please give it a brew and let me know how you go! Batch Details Batch Size Boil SRM Est. OG Est. FG Est. ABV 30L 60min 5.2 1.057 1.009 6.2% Using my Fermentasaurus I’m comfortable able to ferment 30L batches. You… Read More

Galaxy, Simcoe & El Dorado NEIPA

Over the last few years I’ve been experimenting brewing New England style IPA’s with different ingredients and processes. Through my numerous iterations I’ve found a lot of the information out there on discussion boards and forums to be a bit hit-and-miss, and in practice you really need to experiment on your own system. The following recipe was designed based on ingredients I had on hand at the time, leveraging previous experience brewing beers of this style. Batch Details Batch Size Boil SRM Est. OG Est. FG Est. ABV 26L 60min… Read More

Session Ale

As the weather starts to heat up I find myself reaching for the lower strength, session ales. This is one of the first recipes I put together to produce a lightly hopped sessionable beer with a focus on drinkability. This particular recipe was developed to squeeze out as much volume as possible from a brew day on the Grainfather. Final volume into the fermenter was 45L @ SG1.042, but I’ve scaled the recipe back for this blog post. Batch Details Batch Size Boil SRM Est. OG Est. FG Est. ABV… Read More