An American Pale Ale, this recipe is for the ultimate short brew day. From flame-on to cleanup is only 90 minutes. Lots of floral, fruity Simcoe flavor and aroma from the 15-minute boil.
Dogfish's original American Pale Ale and most approachable beer.
A pale ale with flaked corn.
Kölsch is a tricky beer style to pull off. Some would say that stovetop extract brewers shouldn’t even think about trying it. Not us. We know that if you take a scientific approach you can do it. However, you need to read these instructions carefully before you brew and follow them exactly.
A blonde ale kit from South Hills Brewing Supply
Another Pale Ale kit. It is kind of a cross between an American Pale Ale and a Blonde Ale.
The Winemaker Shop, Fort Worth, Texas
Although “bigger” than BJCP guidelines would suggest, this hefe’s extra kick is eased by crystal hops and Weihenstephan yeast.
The Beverage People, Santa Rosa, California
This is a light, crisp and wonderfully delicious beer Ben Knoerdel made for his wife who doesn’t like hoppy beer.
A Spiced Pale Summer Ale.
Great Fermentations, Indianapolis, Indiana
All the hoppiness of an Indian Pale Ale (IPA), with rye malt rounding out the flavor profile - RyePA.
-Bader Beer & Wine Supply & Bader Winery, Vancouver, Washington, www.baderbrewing.com
William’s Brewing, San Leandro, California
“Grande” was designed by Randy Guerrero, an employee of William’s Brewing in San Leandro, California to accompany the setting summer sun.
Many Siciliano’s customers regularly request a recipe for a “Michigan” style wheat ale.
A Golden Summer Ale to beet the heat.
DeFalco’s Home Wine & Beer Supplies, Houston, Texas
Named for the distance between Plzen (Pilsen), Czechoslovakia and
Wien (Vienna), Austria, 283 Kilometers is a crisp, clean, well-balanced
beer with a firm malt presence from Vienna malt. Recipe from BYO Editor Chris Colby.
This West Coast style double IPA is a topseller. It weighs in at 8.1% ABV, and, with over a 1/2 lb. of hops, the IBU's register in at a whopping 141 IBU's. This beer is very smooth with a nice hop punch and a great citrusy aroma. Let this beer age and you will want more!
When the heat is on, our pros — Bill Covaleski (Victory) and Todd Charbonneau (Harpoon) — explain how to keep things cool when formulating your summer brews.
Want a cool, crisp, refreshing beer to drink when grilling or sitting around the pool this summer? Try one from our collection of 15 recipes, submitted by homebrew shops from across the nation.