Beer Recipes

Here is a list of recipes that have appeared on Beer and Wine Journal. For now, they are presented in reverse chronological order based on when they were posted. When the list become unmanageable, we’ll break the beer up into categories. 


Supercell Stout (6.2% ABV, 55 IBU) — an American-style stout

Twisted Spire Ale (4.4% ABV, 48 IBU) — a Düsseldorf style altbier, made with malt extract

Bletchley’s Best Bitter (4.5% ABV, 36 IBU) — a best bitter made with malt extract

Rye IPA (7.5% ABV, 73 IBU) — recipe by Denny Conn

Basic Homebrewed Lambic (5.3% ABV) — can be used to make fruit lambics or as part of the blend in a gueuze

Briggs-Haldane Barleywine (7.5% ABV, 46 IBU) — an English barleywine

Palpatine’s Tripel (13% ABV, 38 IBU) — planned recipe for an imperial tripel

Copper Ale (5.3% ABV, 33 IBU), and 3-gallon all-grain version — a balanced, everyday ale

Hero Barleywine and Sidekick Pale Ale (10% ABV, 88 IBUs and ~5% ABV, 38 IBUs), and malt extract fromulation — a dynamic duo of beers from the same mash tun

Krampus Klaws Holiday Lager (14% ABV) — an homage to Samichlaus

Fugmission Brown Ale (4.4% ABV) — an extract English brown ale, with a hint of rebellion

“Freya’s” Eyes Golden Ale (5.2% ABV, 29 IBU) — a grainy (in a good way) golden ale with a firm hop bitterness

Molassunami Brown Porter (5.2% ABV) — an extract brown porter, with molasses

Fruitcake Barleywine (13% ABV) — a barleywine made with traditional fruitcake ingredients

Pharming Polly Scottish 70/- Ale (3.9% ABV) and 10-gallon stovetop version — a Scottish heavy (or 70/-) ale

Stringbag Mild (3.5% ABV) — an extract English mild ale; a tasty session beer

Amber Socks Red Ale  (4.8% ABV, 39 IBU), 3-gallon all-grain version, and countertop partial mash version — an extract amber ale

Einherjar Ale (11% ABV) — a big, malty ale brewed in three steps

Cranberry Zinger (5.6% ABV) — wheat beer with cranberries, apples and oranges

Zombie Zima (4.8% ABV) — horrifying; don’t brew this!

Bloody Brambles Weizen (4.8% ABV) — wheat beers flavored with raspberries and blackberries

Mole Stout (6.8% ABV) — stout with a Mexican flair; spiced with chili, cinnamon and vanilla

Sweet Dreams, Lydia Sweet Stout (5.0% ABV) — a sweet stout with a full body and added sweetness from lactose

Ozymandias Dry Cream Ale (5.0% ABV) — an extract recipe for a crisp cream ale

Fimbulvinter Øl (9.0% ABV) — a spiced (and spiked) winter warmer

“Rye Wit” Session Beer (~2% ABV) — a low-gravity BIAB brew

Klinkerweizen (5.1% ABV) — a classic hefe-weizen with balanced clove and banana

Klinkerweizen (extract) (5.1% ABV) — an extract hefe-weizen

100% Rye Pale Ale (2.4% ABV) — a BIAB brew with 100% rye malt

Mjollnir (11% ABV) — reiterated mash recipe

Pumpkin Ale (by Mark Pasquinelli) (5.7%) — pumpkin pie in a glass

Spur of the Moment “Saison” (5% ABV) — a “saison” made with ingredients at hand

Stone Double Dry Hopped Ruination Clone (8.2% ABV, 100+ IBUs), and countertop partial mash version — a double IPA with double the dry hops

Roswell IPA (7.1% ABV, 67 IBUs), and countertop partial mash version — a West Coast IPA

Big Texas Blond Ale Clone (10.5% ABV) — a Belgian-inspired blonde ale clone from Texas Big Beer Brewery

Leg of Ordinary Biters (3.8% ABV, 29 IBUs), and countertop partial mash version — ordinary bitter (can be brewed and ready in 7 days)

Schell’s Firebrick Clone (4.7% ABV) — clone of a Vienna-style lager from August Schell Brewery

Zesty Honey Wheat (5.1% ABV) — honey wheat beer with orange zest; a refreshing summer beer

Copper Clipper (4.3% ABV, 27 IBUs) — a light, dry copper ale; great for summer quaffing

Jester King Gotlandsdricka Clone (6.5%) — clone of Jester King’s interpretation of a Swedish, Viking-age smoked ale with juniper (Viking Metal variant also explained)

Belgian IPA by Joelle and Dan Dewberry (6.5% ABV, 69 IBUs) — Belgian-style IPA

Simple Sour Beer (~4.5% ABV) — lambic style sour beer that can be drank straight or used as the base for a sour fruit beer

Sour Mash “Berliner” (3.7% ABV) — Berliner-weisse-like beer with souring from a sour mash

Beelzeboss (6.1% ABV) — witbier-like wheat beer brewed with Mt. Dew

Dew-vel (5.2% ABV) — light golden ale brewed with Mt. Dew

Instant Death by Joe Walton (12%+ ABV) — old ale made from wort concentrated by a 5-hour boil

Patrick Henry Pale Ale (5.3% ABV, 44 IBUs), 3-gallon all-grain version, and countertop partial mash version — American pale ale

Sweet Potato ESB (5.7% ABV, 47 IBUs) — ESB brewed with sweet potatoes as an adjunct (English hops version also presented)

Lichtenhainer by Mark Schoppe (4.2% ABV) — sour smoked ale (with chipotle option)

Krunkel Dunkel by Corey Martin (5.7% ABV) — Munich dunkel

15-minute Pale Ale — quick brewday pale ale

Sunflower Ale — ale brewed with malted sunflower seeds from Colorado Malting Co.

St. Camilla’s Honey Brown Ale Clone (5.8% ABV) — honey brown ale clone from Bastrop Brewhouse

Colby House Porter (4.8% ABV, 45 IBUs), and 3-gallon all-grain version — robust porter

The Cure From Cork (4.1% ABV), 3-gallon all-grain version, and countertop partial mash version — Irish dry stout, similar to Murphy’s