Homebrew Recipes: Beginner

Weizen Beer

German-Style Wheat Beer (Weizen)

Those who have sampled the wonders of German brewing often come away with a love for the malty, spicy flavor of an authentic Bavarian wheat beer, known as a weizen. This basic recipe for this German-sytle wheat beer allows you to produce that flavor right in your own homebrewery! Follow along step-by-step in the extract brewing tutorial.

Dubbel Homebrew RecipePhil Keener’s Belgian Dubbel

Phil Keener’s Belgian Dubbel has notes of banana/bubblegum and hints of caramel. This recipe uses extract, hops, yeast and water, with the addition of Belgian candi sugar and maple syrup which adds more depth and character to this delicious brew without the need of additional processes or equipment.

Learn more about Belgian Dubbels at Craftbeer.com

Polka Dot PilsnerPolka Dot Pilsner

Lagers are considered an advanced beer style as they require the homebrewer to maintain low fermentation temperatures. If you have the means to lager, Polka Dot Pilsner is an easy and very tasty place to start for beginners.

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