Brewmasters carries a wide selection beer kits. All beer kits include everything necessary to make 5 gallons of fantastic beer.
True Brew Beer Ingredient Kits
Each kit contains all ingredients necessary for a 5-gallon batch and instructions .Each recipe is time-tested and true to style.
Rich copper in color, well hopped, smooth and full-bodied. A fine example of the brewer’s craft
2 cans of extract combine for a 45% barley, 55% wheat beer. Pale in color with a thick, creamy head.
A true Bavarian delight! Cloudy with classic banana and clove phenols wrapped up with crisp wheat flavors. Serve in a tall glass with a slice of orange.
A strong and spicy golden ale made with real Belgian Candy Sugar, balanced with Czech and Slovenian hops, and fermented with a Belgian yeast.
in body, dark in color, smooth and full of flavor. A German brew that surprises the palate with clean flavor and luscious chocolate undertones.
Full body and deep color, with a trio of grains for complex, harvest-rich taste.
Deep and rich in color mild and slightly sweet in flavor, with just a hint of hops.
An American classic, with medium body, good hop flavor and aroma, a light caramel flavor, and glowing copper color.
Pure bottled sunlight! A golden brew with medium body and a delicate hop aroma. Clean tasting and dry.
Not for the faint of taste buds! A new American classic brewed with 7 ounces of hops, hops, and more hops, then balanced with a heavy dose of malt. Massive floral aroma and flavor.
GERMAN STYLE DARK
A dark amber, Bavarian-style brew, yet still fairly light in taste and body. Malt taste prevails over hops, with overtones of sweetness, and a lingering smooth finish.
GERMAN STYLE LIGHT
Pleasant straw color, with nice body and hop aroma. The classic European brew.
INDIA PALE ALE
The Captain’s brew. Rich in body with a deep copper color and well hopped. Includes oak chips for a barrel aged finish.
A rich traditionally formulated stout, full-bodied, well hopped with sweet after-taste. Complex in flavor with nutty roasted overtones and a lasting smooth mouthfeel.
NUT BROWN ALE
An English style brown ale walnut colored with excellent malt flavor accentuated by the nutty taste coming from roasted and crystal malts and dark brown sugar.
OAKED IMPERIAL STOUT
King or the Big Beers! Black as night with untold layers of complexity, bold but rich and smooth a beer that will age for years.
A harvest-time brew rich with malt well balanced by hops. Smooth and silky mouthfeel with excellent body. Shiny amber in color.
Also termed Bitter this style is exceptionally smooth balanced and drinkable. A true Pub Ale. Malty with a touch of hops.
Light in color and body well hopped. A good match for Central Europe’s finest.
Medium-bodied with a rich dark color. Hoppy but not bitter. Fully malt-flavored.
Full-bodied deep and rich in flavor and color with glorious red highlights. A new American standard.
Brewer's Best Ingredient Kits
Our private brand of all-malt ingredient kits are designed for the beginner yet challenging enough for the intermediate brewer.
Classic Recipes - All recipes conform to the AHA Style Guidelines and include all the ingredients with proven recipes to produce prize-winning brews.
Munich, Vienna and caramel malts combine to provide a rich malt aroma. When lagered this beer will finish clean and dry with no fruity esters. Vienna Lager is moderately hopped. This kit includes a lager yeast that will also perform well if fermented at ale temperatures.
ENGLISH PALE ALE
A classic English style that yields medium-high bitterness above a foundation of caramel maltiness. Hop character is derived from heavy bittering addition. This is a well-balanced, drinkable Special Bitter.
Pale ale malt combined with medium caramel malt create a rich, copper color. Bitterness is balanced to match the malt character. Smooth clean finish with moderate carbonation level.
One of the world's classic beer styles, this recipe is best enjoyed when lagered. Pilsner malt extract produces a straw color. A dry beer that finishes with ample hop bitterness. This kit includes a lager yeast that will also perform well if fermented at ale temperatures.
A medium-light bodied ale with a deep red hue. Our Red Ale is smooth and easy drinking. Nice balance of caramel malts and specialty grains. Low hop bitterness
AMERICAN CREAM ALE
An ale version of the American lager style. Clean, light and simple to brew. Faint malt notes with a hint of corn-like presence. An easy drinker.
AMERICAN PALE WHEAT
An easy drinking ale blending the styles of pale ale and wheat beer. The malt bill is based on wheat extract and flaked red wheat and will provide a light copper color and ample head retention. American Pale Wheats are hoppier than traditional wheat beers and American Cluster and Liberty hops lend a moderate hoppiness. BRY-97 Yeast ferments a clean, ale flavor profile without the banana and clove phenols than its German counterpart has. This beer is very drinkable and is most enjoyable fresh, just after bottle conditioning.
AMERICAN PALE ALE
Perhaps the most widely brewed American style ale. Moderately strong hop aroma and bitterness. Pale ale malt base provides deep gold, almost amber, color and medium-bodied mouthfeel.
RYE PALE ALE
A pale ale that uses just the right amount of Rye, Munich and Honey malt to create a unique spiciness. then we use three different hop varieties to perfectly balance the beer - and it's dry hopped! To convert the Rye we have included "steep-to-convert" instructions so we recommend you have a few batches under your belt before trying this tasty recipe.
Kölsch is a crisp, clean, easy-drinking ale. It has a straw-yellow hue similar to a pilsner, but is less hoppy, a bit sweeter and uses pale malts and a small amount of wheat. The lager-like characteristics this ale is famous for are achieved by using a liquid Kölsch yeast.
ENGLISH BROWN ALE
This medium-bodied brew has a malty character surrounded by a nutty aroma. Crystal malts with a touch of chocolate malt create the brown color balanced by a subdued hop flavor.
This recipe uses the traditional combination of pilsner malt, rice and corn adjuncts. It is light-bodied, refreshing and thirst quenching. A very easy recipe to brew and an excellent entry to craft brewing.
This English style ale combines moderate hop bitterness with a light malty profile. Easy to drink and easy to brew, this ale is well balanced... a great representation of this classic style.
A dark, moderately strong malty lager. Our Bock uses Munich malt extracts and darker specialty grains for color adjustment. This kit includes a lager yeast that will also perform well if fermented at ale temperatures.
A dark, roasty, creamy ale. Although nearly black in color, this beer is medium-bodied and finishes dry from the roasted barley addition. Maltodextrin creates a thick, long-lasting head.
Bold and black, yet sweet and subtle. This recipe offers all of the chocolate and roasted notes that you would expect from a stout. Additions of Lactose and Maltodextrin produce a full body, thick cream head, and sweet finish.
A classic German style, our Altbier is amber colored with a nice malty character. It is moderately hopped maintaining the true style of this Amber hybrid. A great beer to ferment cool and cold condition.
Amber in color with a nice blend of Munich malt and crystal grains. Medium-bodied, malty and finished with a distinct hop flavor. This kit includes a lager yeast that will also perform well if fermented at ale temperatures.
Munich and chocolate malts combine to create a darker, maltier version of its lighter counterpart, Hefeweizen. Amber-brown in color yet medium-bodied with a slightly sweet, bready flavor. A specialty wheat yeast produces the characteristic phenols found in traditional Weizens.
Wheat malt and European hops create the recipe for this easy-drinking summertime classic. Light-bodied with a smooth finish, our Weizenbier features an authentic dry wheat yeast.
A classic dark ale featuring chocolate and de-bittered black specialty grains. A nice, hoppy character is balanced well against this roasty, full-bodied beer
INDIA PALE ALE
We use plenty of hops to accent this popular style. From the bittering to the flavoring to the aroma hops, we create the perfect balance for this clean, crisp pale ale.
Our Scottish Ale is full of caramel malts, both in the extract and specialty grains. Chocolate malt, roasted barley and a touch of smoked malt bring this full-bodied, malty ale to completion.
A light-colored German lager with malty profile. Slightly sweet with just enough bittering hops to balance the malt. This kit includes a lager yeast that will also perform well if fermented at ale temperatures.
Premium Recipes - Our Premium Recipe all-malt ingredient kits are big in taste and bold in flavor, not for the weak of heart! These higher alcohol kits come complete with all the ingredients and step-by-step instructions to brew 5 gallons of beer.
WHISKY BARREL STOUT
Specially selected dark malt extracts and specialty grains combine to release a delightful bouquet of chocolate and roast. We have included a package of genuine whisky barrel oak chips to impart flavors of oak and whisky.
Dark brown in color, this rich full-bodied Ale is smooth, with chocolate and coffee-like overtones. Smoked malt imparts a complex, pleasant aroma and flavor with a balanced and subtle hop finish.
Our Tripel contains one pound of light Belgian candi sugar to create a high gravity beer that is golden in color with a creamy, white head. This kit has plenty of dried malt extract and specialty grains to accent its complexity. The hops create a mild, spicy character.
IMPERIAL PALE ALE
This beer style has been perfected on the West Coast and we are proud to create an extract version for the homebrewer. This beer is very big, very hoppy and somewhat arrogant. Use your homebrewing skills to make the most of this recipe!
RUSSIAN IMPERIAL STOUT
This full-bodied dark brew has an intense roast flavor with a huge malt influence. The hop bitterness is offset by a touch of sweetness from the big malt character. Give this beer some time to mature and consider using an oak alternative for added complexity.
This American-style Dortmunder is dark gold in color with a mild caramel influence from the crystal malt. The hops drive the taste and help give this brew a nice balance with big body and great mouthfeel. Lager yeast is included.
IMPERIAL NUT BROWN
A rich, complex high-gravity specialty ale. It's a full-bodied brew with plenty of hop character to balance this Imperial style Brown Ale. The slight caramel and chocolate flavors are followed by a nutty aftertaste. Includes premium Safale S-04 yeast.
A classic white ale brewed with wheat, barley, orange peel and coriander. It is lightly hopped and fermented with Safbrew WB-06 resulting in an fruity, spicy, refreshing beer with a dry finish.
IMPERIAL BLONDE ALE
This recipe produces a malty, high gravity, full-bodied version of this easy drinking, well-rounded beer style. Golden in color, Imperial Blonde Ale uses the lightest malt extract available and a unique balance of domestic and imported hops. A great recipe if you like big blondes!
A smooth European lager with balanced roasted flavors and moderate hop bitterness. Dark brown in color with medium mouthfeel and a dry lingering aftertaste. This "Black Pils" has three hop additions and includes German-style noblehops. Packaged with Saflager W-34/70 dry yeast.
This beer has a complex malty flavor profile containing prune, toffee and nutty notes with a hint of roast in the background. Due to its high gravity, a subtle alcohol flavor comes through. A full-bodied, smooth beer that benefits from cellar aging.
INDIA BLACK ALE
This American Style India Black Ale, also known as Cascadian Dark Ale, balances moderate roast character with medium-high hop bitterness. Briess Special Dark extract, Victory® and 80L malt provide a moderate degree of caramel malt character. The medium-high hop bitterness is balanced by bold hop flavor and aroma courtesy of ZYTHOS™. This one-of-a-kind premium hop is specifically blended for the exceptional hop flavor and aroma that you expect in American Style IPAs. ZYTHOS’s™ distinct tropical citrus and slight pine characteristics complement the roasted malt flavor and aroma of this India Black Ale.
This seasonal ale is medium-full bodied, rich and toasty in flavor. Victory malt combines with the flaked brewers oatmeal to offer a nutty yet silky character. Dark chocolate barley adds an impression of roasted coffee. 2-row malt is included to aid in converting the oat's starches into fermentable sugars. The selected yeast will yield a fermentation that leaves a slightly sweet character.
This full-bodied amber beer has a rich, malty character that is flavored with orange peel, cinnamon and other spices. It is a complex winter brew balanced with high alpha-acid hops. At 7 - 8% this strong ale will be sure to warm you throughout the festiveholiday season.
Galaxy hops lend characteristics of intense citrus and passionfruit to both the flavor and aroma of this brew. These unique hop flavors, along with a balanced malt profile, offer home brewers a chance to experience flavors from down under
with the Australian IPA.
2011 marks the end of NASA's historic 30-year Space Shuttle program. Five orbiters conducted thousands of experiments onboard 135 missions into space. HopNog 2011 celebrates innovation through experimentation. This year's IPA offers, for the first time, experimental hop HBC 342. HopNog 2011 offers 3 oz. of whole leaf HBC 342 for brewers to come up with their own flavoring and aroma additions-creating an IPA experiment like none ever conducted before.
Pleasant citrus notes come from the bitter orange and lemon peel. Fermented with premium Safale US-05 dry yeast, this beer finishes clean with lingering flavors of citrus and spice. Crisp and refreshing.
BELGIAN CARAMEL WIT
A refreshing spring seasonal recipe similar to classic white ale though slightly darker in color. We've incorporated Simplicity Belgian Candi Sugar from our friends at Candi Syrup Inc. Premium candi syrup and caramel malts lend high fermentability and honey sweetness that complement the spicy characteristics from the yeast. This aromatic and flavorful ale is the perfect welcome to the spring season.
PUMPKIN SPICE PORTER
This limited release autumn ale is the perfect companion to the changing seasons - from harvest to the holidays! The recipe starts with Briess CBW® Porter base extract partnered with Caramel 90L, Carabrown® and dark chocolate steeping grains. To spice things up we added cinnamon, allspice and a hint of ginger. Willamette and Fuggle hops provide a mild balance in bitterness and this ale is fermented with Safale S-04 premium yeast.
PSA INDIA PALE ALE
PSA IPA is a limited release India Pale Ale ingredient kit which promotes the important men's health message of prostate cancer awareness through the universal language of beer. Pacific northwest hop varieties contribute to a crisp bitterness and dry-hopping completes this trademark American craft beer style. A portion of the proceeds will be donated by LD Carlson Company to Pints to Prostates, a grassroots campaign and 501(c)(3) organization.
FALCONER'S FLIGHT® EXTRA IPA
Brewer's Best® continues to honor and support the legacy of Northwest brewing legend, Glen Hay Falconer. This year's Extra IPA recipe showcases superior flavor and aromatic qualities by using two varieties of Falconer's Flight® hop blends. Bold hop flavor is attributed to the original Falconer's Flight® pellets. Noticeably intense floral and citrus aromas which are characteristic of all "C" hops are provided by Falconer's Flight 7C's™. Caramel and Munich malts contribute malty sweetness to balance this Northwest-style IPA. This is a truly unique beer to celebrate a truly unique brewer. Cheers Glen!