HOMEBREWING RECIPES

HOMEBREWING RECIPES

Here is a list of a few basic tried and tested recipes for beginners.
These recipes have been chosen since the ingredients are easily available.

Feel free to experiment with them to suit your taste.

Aurora Pale Ale

This is a simple hoppy pale ale with a distinct Aurora hop Aroma.
Aurora hops have a nice spicy floral aroma.

8 L, all-grain / extract
OG = 1.052 FG = 1.010
IBU = 15

Ingredients

2.6 kg Barley Malt / 1 Kg Dry Malt Extract
0.2 kg Table Sugar
6 g Aurora hops (60 mins)
5 g Aurora hops (5 mins)
4 g Safale S-04 yeast / Safale US-05 yeast
55 g Sugar for priming

Cascade Pale Ale

This is a simple hoppy pale ale with a distinct Cascade hop Aroma.
Cascade hops have a nice citrus aroma.

8 L, all-grain / extract
OG = 1.052 FG = 1.010
IBU = 23

Ingredients

2.6 kg Barley Malt / 1 Kg Dry Malt Extract
0.2 kg Table Sugar
5 g Columbus hops (60 mins)
7 g Cascade hops (5 mins)
5 g Cascade hops ( dry hopping ) Optional
4 g Safale S-04 yeast / Safale US-05 yeast
55 g Sugar for priming

German Hefeweizen

Hefeweizen is a traditional Bavarian wheat beer brewed with at least 50% wheat malt and yeast that produce a signature clove and banana character.
It is a light and easy drinking beer for the summers.

8 L, all-grain
OG = 1.048 FG = 1.010
IBU = 9.3

Ingredients

1.4 kg Barley Malt
1.4 kg Wheat Malt
7 g Hallertau Hops ( 60 mins )
4 g Safale Wb-06 yeast ( Do not use any other yeast for this recipe )
80 g Sugar for priming

Belgian WitBier

Witbier, white beer, bière blanche, or simply witte is a barley/wheat, top-fermented beer brewed mainly in Belgium and the Netherlands.

8 L, all-grain
OG = 1.050 FG = 1.011
IBU = 11

Ingredients

1.5 kg Flaked wheat
1.5 kg Barley Malt
0.3 kg Flaked oats ( Quaker Oats )
9 g Hallertau hops (60 mins) / 4 g Aurora Hops ( 60 mins )
12 g Fresh Orange zest (5 mins)
5 g Crushed coriander seed (5 mins)
4 g Safale T-58 yeast / Safale S-04 yeast
65 g Sugar for priming

Robust Porter

Robust porter is a complex, rich, roasty ale. This style should always have a fair amount of roasted character, reminiscent of coffee and chocolate. The appearance of a good robust porter ranges from dark brown to almost black.

8 L, all-grain / extract
OG = 1.058 FG = 1.013
IBU = 30

Ingredients

2.8 kg Barley Malt / 1 Kg Dry Malt Extract
0.3 kg Caramel / Crystal 60 Malt
0.3 kg Oats
60 g Chocolate Malt
20 g Black Patent Malt
7 g Columbus Hops ( 60 mins )
4 g East Kent Golding Hops ( 5 mins )
4 g Safale S-04 yeast
52 g Sugar for priming

REF.: http://indianhomebrewer.blogspot.in/p/recipes.html


7 replies
  1. Himanshu
    Himanshu says:

    Hi,

    I have been going through the content of the blog . The blog looks promising yet a bit confusing. I want to Brew but am confused how and where to start with. What all do I need to have to start. What are the sequential steps to brew.

    Can you help me.

    Thanks
    Himanshu

    Reply
  2. SR
    SR says:

    Hey just to get this right when you say

    6 g Aurora hops (60 mins) – This has to boil for 60 mins
    5 g Aurora hops (5 mins) – This has to boil for 5 mins

    Reply
  3. sujathasprabhu
    sujathasprabhu says:

    To make 1 gallon of beer that is approx 3.8 ltrs how much grain do I need to begin with.
    Or the recipes mentioned here would give how much finished beer

    Reply
  4. Aarti Wadhwani
    Aarti Wadhwani says:

    You guys should provide a proper step by step guide with temperatures for creating the mash et AL.. rather than only giving illustrations for novice and first time beer brewers.

    It would be really helpful rather than trying to search over the net.

    Reply
  5. Umesh Gulati
    Umesh Gulati says:

    Hi all,

    I m also confused how to make beer at home, I initially ordered for some malts if any one can share the recipe with me I will be highly obliged. Thanks Umesh Gulati

    Reply

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