Brew ‘A’ (23 Litres)

In 1862 Thomas Cooper was prompted to brew a batch of ale to be used as a tonic for his ailing wife, Ann. It was Ann, the daughter of an Innkeeper, who supplied the recipe. On the 17th of May 1862, Thomas wrote in his Day Book, “The Ale brewed on 13 put in Cask...

Czech Pils (20 Litres)

The town of Pilsen announced a brewing breakthrough in 1842 with the first clear light-coloured beer. However, it was not until the advent of refrigeration that Pilsner/Lager beer styles really gained popularity in Australia. Maxwell Cooper (Master Brewer and 4th...

Beekeeper (23 Litres)

Honey can be a welcome addition in Wheat Beer and it carries some favour with the Australian Craft Beer industry. This is shown by the number of interesting Honey Wheat Beer varieties readily available in the local liquor store. Some of the ingredients and features of...

American Rebel Amber Ale (8.5 Litres)

This Malty Sweet, Citrus Marmalade flavoured Amber Ale is a must try this month and lives up to it’s name; with strong Toffee and Caramel aromas and a hop filled smooth finish, this rebel is revving up a righteous reputation. Ingredients: 1.3kg Bewitched Amber Ale...

Brewing and Health

Is there a beer kit suitable for diabetics? How do I make low alcohol beer? A low alcohol beer (approx 2.5% abv) can be made by using a 1.7kg Beer Kit can mixed to 23 litres and no other sugars. However, please consult your GP on this topic. How do I make a low...