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!

California Common

“Dream Steam” California Common

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Keith Eisel of Raleigh, NC and member of Cary-Apex-Raleigh-Brewers-Of-Yore (CARBOY) won a gold medal in Category #7: Amber Hybrid Beer during the 2016 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Baltimore, MD. Eisel’s California common beer was chosen as the best among 149 entries in the category.

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Traditional: Sweet Mead

“Buckwheat Buffalo” Traditional Mead

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Homebrewers Association

James Lallande of Hurst, Texas and member of Cap and Hare Homebrew Club won a gold medal in Category #27: Traditional Mead during the 2016 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Baltimore, MD. Lallande's buckwheat mead (sweet, standard, petillant) was chosen as the best among 89 entries in the category.

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Common Perry

“Heather’s Perry” Standard Perry

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Homebrewers Association

Edward Walkowski of Northern Abington Township, PA and member of Scranton Brewers Guild won a gold medal in Category #30: Standard Cider & Perry during the 2016 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Baltimore, MD. Walkowski’s New World sparkling perry with fresh Bartlett pears was chosen as the best among 102 entries in the category.

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Other Mead: Open Category

“Holy Cacao” Specialty Mead

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Homebrewers Association

Steve Fletty of Falcon Heights, MN and member of Saint Paul Homebrewers Club won a gold medal in Category #29: Spice & Specialty Mead during the 2016 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Baltimore, MD. Fletty's spice, herb, and vegetable mead was chosen as the best among 123 entries in the category. Fletty also took home the 2016 Meadmaker of the Year award.

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Other Specialty Cider/Perry

“Westside Sweet Heat” Specialty Cider

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Homebrewers Association

Jeff Carlson of Grand Rapids, MI won a gold medal in Category #31: Specialty Cider & Perry during the 2016 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Baltimore, MD. Carlson's specialty New World cider was chosen as the best among 128 entries in the category.

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Specialty Beer

“Dreg Pirate Roberts” Mixed Fermentation Wheat Ale

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Homebrewers Association

Jamey Barlow of Ruckersville, VA and member of Charlottesville Masters of Real Ale (CAMRA) won a gold medal in Category #26: Specialty Beer during the 2016 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Baltimore, MD. Barlow's mixed fermentation wheat ale was chosen as the best among 810 entries in the category.

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Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer

“Girl Scout Cookies” Mint Chocolate Chip Sweet Stout

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Homebrewers Association

Vito Delucchi of Concord, CA and member of Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE) won a gold medal in Category #24: Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer during the 2016 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Baltimore, MD. Delucchi's winter seasonal beer was chosen as the best among 398 entries in the category.

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