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  • Created as another twist to the tail of the American pale ale the Amber ale takes all the hop attitude of the pale ale and adds another dimension with added malt character.  Originating in the Pacific North west this is a fairly recent style that is finding favour with beer aficionados is now enjoyed all over the United states.

    Don’t be fooled by its name this may be an amber beer but we’ve packed it full of hops from two parts of the globe! Pacific Jade from New Zealand, Cluster and Summit from the United States. These hops are characterised by their hard hitting spicy and pink grapefruit flavour, giving a superb aroma working beautifully with the amount of malt we’ve been able to pack into this beer. Our Specialised Dark ale yeast strain also helps to lift this beer from the ordinary accentuating both the malt complexity and the hop character.

    Our beer pours a fantastic amber hue with a rocky off white head, hop character oozes from the glass giving you a heady mix of spicy black currants, pine sap and grapefruit.

    On the palate this beer shows its mettle effortlessly melding the juicy caramel and toffee malt characters that belie its strength with a fantastic and complex hop flavour that actually leans towards juicy pine sap balanced with a good bitterness but not over bearing.

    Look:

    Pours light brown, fluffy white head.

    Aroma:

    Soft rounded aroma, subtle foral and slightly spicy.

    Flavour:

    Perfect soft malt character with a rounded mouth feel, enchanced and held together with a floral hop character with pungent tones of pine resin, and subtle earthy undertones

    INGREDIENTS

    Malt Extract, Dextrose Monohydrate, Hops, Hop Extract, Dried Brewing Yeast.

  • Description

    Nothing excites the craft beer drinker more than an IPA, almost the flagship beer of the American Craft beer Revolution. This beer is far different from the stuffy sub 4% beers found in some back street pubs with more similarities to the traditional IPA’s brewed in the 18th century. These beers were brewed to slake the thirst of the British troops garrisoned in India and were heavily hopped and relatively high in alcohol to survive the arduous journey round the southern tip of South Africa.

    These days American IPA’s are brewed to be drunk fresh and use obscene amounts of fragrant American hops that give them their unique pine, fruit salad and floral character. We’ve used three of the most popular and heavily sought after hops Simcoe, Centennial and Chinook. Chinook and Centennial are classic American hops, beautiful and fragrant they exude grapefruit and floral character, the Simcoe tempers this fruit character with its more savoury pine resin
    character.  With our US West Coast ale yeast strain sourced from an American craft brewery giving such a clean fermentation profile these hops shine through explosively giving you a fantastic IPA to brew at home that will rival the world’s best!

    Our IPA pours like a true IPA, pale gold with a fluffy white head, the aroma of this beer hits you immediately, intense pine and grapefruit character a side of tropical fruit salad.

    On the palate this beer has just enough malt to hold the crazy amounts of hops we’ve put in it giving you a riot of flavours tending toward the pine resin from the Simcoe, bitterness is full on refreshing the palate and inviting another sip.

    Look:

    Pours pale gold, fluffy white head.

    Aroma:

    Wonderful aroma of tripical and citrus fruits, a fantastic comination of fresh fruit, mango and grapefruit.

    Flavour:

    Great balance between malt and hops, very fruity with great overtones of pine needles, with slight herbal character with a full and lingering dry bitter flavour.

     

    INGREDIENTS

    Malt Extract, Dextrose Monohydrate, Hops, Hop Extract, Dried Brewing Yeast.

  • American Mocha Porter Beer Kit, Beer Kit 3.0kg – 5.8% ABV

    Each kit comes with its own, Yeast, sugar, priming sugar and malt extract so only water needed and Basic Brewing Equipmen Required

    Approx 5.8% Abv
    Each Beer Kit Makes 30 pints of American Mocha Porter Beer Kit

    The American Mocha Porter Beer Kit looks the part, pouring a dark chocolate with a big white fluffy head.
    With bags of coffee and Chocolate essence reinforcing and magnifying the natural rich and roasty character of the malts, this beer flaunts a wonderfully intense aroma of coffee and chocolate which explodes from the glass.
    The flavour is amazingly complex with heavenly seductive pairing of coffee and chocolate linking perfectly with the natural Porter character.
    A beer that is sure to delight dark beer lovers, coffee addicts and chocoholics.

  • Good level of sweet verse dry, the sweet peach is lifted on your palate by a tangy passion fruit finish, with the two flavours complimenting each other well in this winning combination.

    Young’s Boxed Ciders are Gluten Free.

     

    INGREDIENTS

    Pear juice concentrate, glucose syrup, peach juice concentrate, passion fruit juice concentrate, citric acid, malic acid, natural passion fruit flavouring, yeast nutrient, flavourings natural colouring (anthocyanin), dried yeast, artifical sweetener (acesulfame potassium) water, preservative (sodium metabisulphite)

  • Description

    Smooth on the palate, medium sweet this Cider is refreshing and crisp. Fruity and jammy, its complimented deliciously by the sweet mango.

    Young’s Boxed Ciders are Gluten Free.

     

    INGREDIENTS

    Pear juice concentrate, Glucose Sryup, Raspberry Juice Concentrate, Mango Juice Concentrate, Citric Acid, Yeast Nutrient, Natural Raspberry Flavouring, Dried Yeast, Flavouring, Water, Natural Colouring (anthocyanin), artifical sweetener (acesulfame pottassium), preservative (sodium metabisulphite)

  • Smooth, fruity and sweet – this cider is deliciously drinkable. It is made even more delightful by ending with a tangy citrus burst which balances out the flavours in perfect harmony and adds wonderful sharpness to the drink.

     

    Young’s Boxed Ciders are Gluten Free

  • Description

    Barrel aged beers have become increasingly popular in the craft beer fraternity and by beer aficionados the world over. Beer aged or served from wood is not a recent phenomenon by any means; beer was kept in wooden casks and vats until the advent of first aluminium and then stainless steel casks. The big difference between that and the barrel aging technique is the use of barrels from another drinks industry to add different character to a type of beer, sherry, bourbon, scotch, rum, wine and other barrels have all been used to great effect. Part of the art of barrel aging is creating beer that has both the character of the barrel and the character of the original beer.

    We’ve melded together the character of a strong American ale, heavily toasted oak barrel and Rum to create a triumphantly aromatic and complex beer that suits contemplative drinking studying the myriad of overlaid flavours and aromas.

    Our beer pours a deep ruby red with a lovely creamy fluffy head. Oak and deep toffee caramel dominate the aroma of this beer, there are hints of rum that promise further delights. On the palate this beer has a complex array of flavours, all at once it’s malty, has a strong vanilla and oak character and has a subtle sweet rum character that overarches the beer and holds it all together, delicious.

    Look:

    Pours a deep ruby red, with a big off-white fluffy head.

    Aroma:

    Oak and deep toffee caramel dominate the aroma of this beer, there are hints of Rum that promise further delights.

    Flavour:

    On the palate, this beer has a complex array of flavours, all at once its malty, as a strong vanilla and oak character and has a subtle sweet rum character that overarches the beer and holds it all together, delicious!

     

    INGREDIENTS

    Malt Extract, Hops, Hop Extract, Dried Brewing Yeast.

  • Description

    Saisons as a beer style have always tended to be a style that fosters experimentation, especially in the US. This beer combines a traditional Belgian yeast that has accentuated spicy, peppery and fruity estery yet dry character with the best of New Zealand hops and American hopping techniques.

    This is a cutting edge beer style that is growing in popularity in the UK and the US. We’ve packed into this beer two hops from New Zealand, Pacific Jade and Motueka characterised by their heavily fruity, spicy lime, lemon zest and black pepper characteristics that work amazingly well with the unique saison yeasts spicy and peppery character. Dry hopping with these hops means that the hop character is super fresh and bright lending a great drinkability to this already refreshing beer.

    Our Saison pours a lovely gold with a fluffy white head, an amazing aroma of spicy limes, Belgian esters and soft fruit character explode from the glass. On the palate the body is biscuity and dry with a lovely crisp acidity that cradles the spicy notes to perfection. At a healthy abv this beer is still extremely drinkable belying its strength, the perfect hoppy yet drinkable blend of styles in a glass.

    Look:

    Pours hazy gold, with fluffy white head.

    Aroma:

    A cacophony of aromas; lime, spice and the ubiquitous sweet character.

    Flavour:

    Crisp and acidic, spice and pepper, sweet fruit esters, complex!

    Finish is long and dry with subtle bitternes.

     

    INGREDIENTS

    Malt Extract, Barley Extract, Hops, Hop Extract, Dried Brewing Yeast

  • Open this book to find a treasure chest  for all real ale fans and home brew enthusiasts. It contains over 100  recipes which allow you to replicate an A – Z of famous cask ales

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    . Brews 40 pints.

  • FIXBY GOLD is a beautiful golden ale with a distinctive hop and grain character. It works well as a draught ale but is even better when bottled and allowed to age for at least 2 months.               

              

    . Brews 40 pints.

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  • A rich, malty, strong ale with immense character. Its heart warming properties makes it ieal as after dinner beer.

    Makes 24 pints or 13.6 litres

  • The bad cat Imperial Red Beer Kit has been created around a powerful dose of the american Amarillo and Willamete hop varieties
    and a fine selection of malt.
    All this combined with a special craft beer yeast this is the recipe kit for the true craft beer, full of potent bitterness and bursting with aromas of fruit and pine

  • Easter Brew Chocolate Stout is a new addition to the Bulldog Brews superquality range of beer making kits. With its 4.2 kgs of malt extract, it is a very solid stout with heavy malty flavours and with a perfect dash of chocolate. We include finishing hops in teabag technology of course, for ease of use.

    Everything you need is in the box. No sugar is required, except a small amount for priming after fermentation.

  • Beer kit – The Pennine Peak Yorkshire Bitter from Bulldog Brews – Malty and rich with a smooth feel and a creamy head. Full bodied and perfectly balanced with a long hoppy finish.

  • Golden straw coloured, notes of citrus and a hint of tropical fruit. Good body, very crisp and  distinct hoppiness. Perfect with spicy food. .

  • Cider kits from Bulldog Brews can’t go wrong. We have provided everything you need in the box, just add water to start brewing the perfect home made cider recipe

  • Due to popular demand our master brewers have developed a beer concentrate in the style of the famous COOPERS ORIGINAL PALE ALE which is considered an Australian icon.
    The finest 2-row barley, hops and specially selected yeast combine to produce a beer with fruity and floral characters, balanced with a crisp bitterness and compelling flavour perfect for every occasion.
    Colour : 90EBC
    Bitterness : 340IBU
    Contains 1.7kg Malt extract
    Makes 40 Pints (23 Litres)
    Coopers suggest fermenting with enhancer 2
    Requires to ferment:- Basic fermenting equipment which is not included

  • Traditional ale like it should be -bright golden colour, strong head, generous mouth feel and a moderately bitter finish

  • Bursting with citrus hop character and very refreshing dry bitterness.

    ABV Approx. 4.3%

  • Classic pale ale, biscuit malt tones layered with subtle fruit character and earthy undertones
    A real session ale

    ABV Approx. 4.3%

  • Woody character comes through with a good level of dryness and well balance dryness.

    ABV Approx. 4.3%

  • Dark and smooth, a brown ale with a slightly “nutty” character.
    To really enjoy this ale serve at cellar temperature.
    Makes 40 pints with an of OG 1040 to 1044.

  • Wonderful floral and citrus hop notes sing on the palate, balanced by a warm, sweet malt finish.

    With this kit we’ve done the hard work for you so you can make delicious world class beers without fear of failure. Every beer style in the range has been carefully formulated with it’s own unique and specific ingredients, expertly blended by Muntons, to allow you to easily recreate authentic craft beer of outstanding quality. We have purposely kept the brewing process ultra simple, so that you can enjoy both the making and the drinking of these very special modern-classic ales.

  • With a colour reminiscent of Autumn Conkers, this distinctive ‘black ale’ has a rich malty flavour balanced with a subtle dry bitterness.

    With this kit we’ve done the hard work for you so you can make delicious world class beers without fear of failure. Every beer style in the range has been carefully formulated with it’s own unique and specific ingredients, expertly blended by Muntons, to allow you to easily recreate authentic craft beer of outstanding quality. We have purposely kept the brewing process ultra simple, so that you can enjoy both the making and the drinking of these very special modern-classic ales.

  • Ideal Summer Ale or easy drinking Ale.

    Zingy hoppy flavour makes this a great thirst quencher, deeply satisfying.

    A gentle invitation for lager drinkers to enter the flavoursome world of English style beers.
    3.6Kg makes 40 pints.

    5% ABV

  • Rich and mellow with a wondeful ‘oaked’ character to recreate the taste of ales stored and served from aged oak casks.

    With this kit we’ve done the hard work for you so you can make delicious world class beers without fear of failure. Every beer style in the range has been carefully formulated with it’s own unique and specific ingredients, expertly blended by Muntons, to allow you to easily recreate authentic craft beer of outstanding quality. We have purposely kept the brewing process ultra simple, so that you can enjoy both the making and the drinking of these very special modern-classic ales.

  • A true premium ale with a heady balance of aromatic hops and malty sweetness but beware, drink with care, as one glass begs another!

    With this kit we’ve done the hard work for you so you can make delicious world class beers without fear of failure. Every beer style in the range has been carefully formulated with it’s own unique and specific ingredients, expertly blended by Muntons, to allow you to easily recreate authentic craft beer of outstanding quality. We have purposely kept the brewing process ultra simple, so that you can enjoy both the making and the drinking of these very special modern-classic ales.

  • IA strong, mellow ale balanced with choice aromatic and bittering hops.With this kit we’ve done the hard work for you so you can make delicious world class beers without fear of failure. Every beer style in the range has been carefully formulated with it’s own unique and specific ingredients, expertly blended by Muntons, to allow you to easily recreate authentic craft beer of outstanding quality. We have purposely kept the brewing process ultra simple, so that you can enjoy both the making and the drinking of these very special modern-classic ales.

  • One of the most popular and manipulated beer styles in the world of beer is the India Pale Ale. Within this over arching style there are numerous sub categories that have been experimented and developed to meet the ever increasing need to deliver more and more hops to the avid beer drinker in more and more interesting ways… The Red India Ale is one of those sub categories.

    As with most Red Ales its brewed strong with an enormous addition of characterful hops. However, there is also a judicious application of caramel malts to create a maltier and darker coloured beer that helps the hops to become characterful in a slightly different way.

    Our Red India Ale pours a deep Red with a creamy head, your nose is immediately assaulted with a light pine sap and a tropical fruit punch aroma. On the palate the beer is a pleasing cacophony on textured caramel malts, firm bitterness and juicy hop goodness. The beer finishes smooth and dry with a lasting, cleansing bitterness.

    Look:

    Pours a nice reddish brown with a full white head.

    Aroma:

    The aroma is fantastic, a comination of pine sap and tropical fruits.

    Flavour:

    In the mouth the beer is medium bodied with oodles of toffee and caramel maltiness that is destroyed satisfactorily by a punishing bitterness and tropical hop character. Overall a complex sweet yet dry and bitter hop Red Ale.

     

    INGREDIENTS

    Malt Extract (gluten), Hops, Hop Extract, Dried Brewing Yeast.

  • American ale yeast producing well balanced beers with low diacetyl and a very clean, crisp end palate. Forms a firm foam head and presents a very good ability to stay in suspension during fermentation.

    Sedimentation: medium
    Final Gravity: low to medium
    Temperature Range: 15-24ºC
    Dosage: 11.5 g in 20 to 30 L

  • English ale yeast selected for its fast fermentation character and its ability to form a compact sediment at the end of fermentation, helping to improve beer clarity. Recommended for the production of a large range of ales and specially adapted to cask-conditioned ones and fermentation in cylindo-conical tanks.

    Sedimentation: high
    Final Gravity: medium
    Temperature range: 15-24ºC
    Dosage: 11.5 g in 20 to 30 L

  • Golden ale similar in character to a full bodied Czech lager

  • Another 40 pint kit brew just need to add water.

    Produces a rich and sweet porter with a final strength of approximately 4.5% ABV.

    Based on the bronze award-winning recipe of the St Peter’s brewery Honey Porter.

    Enjoy this highly successful brewery’s beers at a fraction of the cost.

  • A frill bodied pale ale with a zesty character

  • A delicious tawny ale with subtle malt undertones and distinctive spicy hop aroma.

  • During the Middle Ages, this beer was drunk with every meal. Long, thirst quenching and satisfying, brewed from the finest malted barley.

    INGREDIENTS

    Hopped Malt Extract (Barley Malt Extract, Hop Extract) Yeast (in sachet) Hop Enhancement sachet

  • Rich, warm and satisfying dark Ale’s. A perfect balance of malted barley with hoppy overtones.

    INGREDIENTS

    Hopped Malt Extract (Barley Malt Extract, Hop Extract) Yeast (in sachet) Hop Enhancement sachet

  • Woodfordes Bure Gold beer kit! This new 3kg beer kit brews 40 pints of pale, sweet, malty aromatic golden ale at 4.3%. This kit includes American aroma hops to tantalise the palate. “Bure Gold” was launched commercially by Woodforde’s in 2013, and has proved to be an exceptionally popular golden ale with Real Ale drinkers.

  • dark chestnut coloured beer, sweet fruit flavour.

  • Youngs Ale Yeast is a customary example of a traditional top fermenting English Ale yeast and is used throughout the country in commercial breweries as well as by home brewers. The pure single strain culture has several outstanding characteristics such as it’s high temperature tolerance, high alcohol tolerance, relatively low risk of bacterial contamination and outstanding sedimentation characteristics, making it a consistently popular option, delivering reliable top quality Ale’s. You can expect a full bodied, fruity Ale with a hoppy, estery nose and palate. When using this yeast you can look forward to a high final gravity that delivers additional body, weight and a fuller flavour to competitor yeasts. Young’s Ale yeast can be sensitive to variations in fermentation temperature but where constant temperature is used it is a forceful strain with very strong fermentation and moderate attenuation properties.

    Technical Information

    Gluten Free

    Alcohol Tolerance: 9.5% v/v
    Viable cell count > 5.0 x 10 CFU/gram
    Wild yeast: 1 per millin
    Total bacteria:

     

    Rehydration

    During yeast manufacture, special processs are employed to promote very high leveles of the natural compound – Trehalose within the yeast.

    Trehalose is a natural sugar produced within the yeast cells to protect itself during prolonged storage and stress conditions.

    The very high levels of trehalose acheieved also remove the need for re-hydration before adding to must or wort – there is now no advantage in doing this even for high alcohol wines.

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