Homebrew Beer Recipes

Looking for a beer recipe? Browse hundreds of tried-and-true mead, cider, clone and homebrew recipes from Homebrewers Association approved sources, including Zymurgy magazine, the National Homebrew Competition, Brewers Publications, Craft Breweries, books & more!

Dirty Water New England Cider

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This cider recipe is courtesy of Drew Beechum, fermented beverage extraordinaire, and is in his book The Everything Hard Cider Book.

Drew Beechum created this cider recipe in honor of the Boston Red Sox and the hit song "Dirty Water" by The Standells played after every home-game victory. It drinks dry, but not too dry, and incorporates brown sugar to get around that messy molasses stick while still retaining that unmistakable molasses flavor.

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Prairie Rose Meadery Vanilla Cinnamon Mead

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Mead Day 2019 Official Recipe Try your hand at this semi-sweet mead made with Madagascar vanilla bean and Saigon and Vietnamese cinnamon. Prairie Rose Meadery in Fargo, N.D. suggests pairing this with almost any sweet dessert. We think a Mexican hot chocolate cake would be perfect!

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Pickelhaube Festbier

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This beer recipe from Amahl Turczyn is featured in the January/February 2016 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Join the American Homebrewers Association or start your 30-day free trial to access the Zymurgy magazine digital archive and other exclusive member benefits!

In the 1970s, Munich Breweries like Paulaner began to notice that paler versions of their Oktoberfestbier were selling better than the classic, full-bodied, copper-colored brew. So Paualaner initiated a return to the more Vienna-style Oktoberfest, which was lighter in body and color, in an an attempt to make it still taste great and yet be less filling.The result was festbier, which was adopted in 1990 os Oktoberfest's official beer. Festiber provides a wonderful opportunity to fine-tune the balance between malty flavor, clean lager character, crisp though not quite bitter noble hop accents, and drinkability. Read More

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Mango Black Tea Short Mead

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This beer recipe by Mary Izett is featured in the May/June 2016 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Join the American Homebrewers Association or start your 30-day free trial to access the Zymurgy digital archive and other exclusive member benefits!

This session-strength mead recipe ferments quick with delicious results. Expect a tropical zing from the addition of mangoes and tea!

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