Brewers Coop 500228 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz en-nz Brewers Coop 2016 Ltd t/a Brewers Coop 30 Moonless Night https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/Moonless-Night For something a little different try our Schwarzbier recipe. Moonless Night is our Dark Lager and as far as dark beers go it is far lighter bodied than a stout or porter and less hoppy than a black IPA. This easy drinking session beer will have you wanting more. 017, 21 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/Moonless-Night Schwarzbier; dark lager; Moonless Night Clone: Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale Recipe https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/Sierra-Nevada-Celebration-Recipe Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale highlight Cascade and Centennial Hops and is a great beer to drink all year round! This is not an official recipe but instead our take on a recipe inspired by this beer. 011, 12 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/Sierra-Nevada-Celebration-Recipe All grain; recipe; Celebration Ale clone; beer recipeSierra Nevada; Wedding IPA - Winning extract recipe https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/925702 I had 3 weeks to make a beer for a family wedding and it was a big hit. Due to the limited time (and warning) I made up my favourite extract kits with a little extra citra hops. Brewed, kegged and served in 3 weeks! 010, 28 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/925702 IPA; extractwedding beer Covid Plans https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/Covid-Plan Omicron is running through New Zealand but Brewers Coop has plans in place to keep supplying your brewing goods. 009, 23 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/Covid-Plan Covid; Extract Black IPA https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/Black-IPA Mess with your mind and have the flavour of an IPA in a beer that looks like a porter! Is it a hoppy porter or a Black IPA? You decide! 005, 29 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/Black-IPA Extract; Black IPA; German Pilsner (the NZ way) https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/German-Pilsner-Recipe With the heat of summer its nice to have a lower strength quaffing beer. Our NZ take on a traditional German Pilsner is a great summer drink and it works out at approx 80c per 500ml glass! Now that's cost effective! 004, 22 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/German-Pilsner-Recipe pilsner; pils; all grain; https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/921929 002, 4 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/921929 Freedom Day IPA https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/918669 Wednesday 10th November is Freedom Day for retail businesses in Auckland. After 3 months in covid lockdown we are allowed to open to retail customers again. So what better way to celebrate...A Freedom Day IPA! 045, 6 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/918669 IPA; Freedom Day; All Grain; Braggot.....a malt mead or a honey beer https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/914291 If you like beer and mead, you’re going to love braggot. This hybrid beverage combines the qualities of beer and mead to make an incredible experience for your palate. Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) style description: A harmonious blend of mead and beer, with the distinctive characteristics of both. A wide range of results are possible, depending on the base style of beer, variety of honey and overall sweetness and strength. Beer flavors tend to somewhat mask typical honey flavors found in other meads. 034, 21 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/914291 The Highs and Lows of Temperature https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/913980 Fermentation temperatures have a big impact on the taste of your beer. This article looks at a number of temperature related issue in brewing. 034, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/913980 temperature; brewing; controlled brewing; Beer Clones https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/913982 Have you ever tried a beer and thought…..”How can I make this?” Or maybe you had a favourite brew in past years that you can no longer buy. Could you reproduce or clone this brew today? 034, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/913982 Clone brew; Beer Clone; Making your favourite beer Mint and Cucumber Sour 19L https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/905882 Cucumber adds a bright cucumber/green melon flavour to this Berliner Weisse. And the addition of mint adds a freshness that works so well. This beer works amazingly when paired with a roast lamb dish. The mint and cucumber sour reminds me of fresh home made mint sauce. And a sour beer always works to cut through the fat of roast meat. It’s a winner. 028, 9 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/905882 mintcucumbersour beerBerliner Weisseall grain Black Doris Creme Sour - 19L https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/905875 This recipe was provided by Chris Nelson and has been made in several versions with different fruit in each - and all have turned out great. Using Philly Sour yeast removes the need to kettle sour and there is no need to add Lacto post ferment. Enjoy! 028, 9 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/905875 sour beerplumdorisphilly sourall grain Grandads Tractor Old Ale https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/905334 Old Ales and stronger Aged Ales are aged Ales that have a unique character blending malt dried fruit and alcohol. The aroma is malty, sweet with hints of fruity esters. Dried caramel, nut, toffee, blend with the warmth of the alcohol. 027, 3 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/905334 old aleall grainstrong alebeer recipegrandads tracor https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/905333 027, 3 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/905333 Coffee and Coconut Stout (all grain) 23L https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/896293 One of my favourite dark beers for the winter months. Coffee, Chocolate and Coconut...all flavours that work well together. 019, 6 May 2021 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/896293 stout; coffee; coconut; winter beer; chocolate; sweet stout; all grain Vaccinated Ale 23L https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/890401 Its now time to get Vaccinated! With the change in seasons heading into autumn, Amber Ales are a welcome change. A little sweeter in malt character but still having come lovely citrus and tropical fruit hop taste and aroma. 010, 3 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/890401 amber; all grain; Amber Ale; Vaccinated Ale; Randy Mosher’s Black Ice Stout https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/890205 This smooth-drinking, medium-duty stout takes advantage of the cold-brew method for using black and caramel malts. 010, 1 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/890205 Sweet Stout; all grain; stout; Black Ice Stout 2 Faced - East Coast Hazy IPA https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/889694 2 Faced is one grain bill and hop schedule that you can make either an East Coast Hazy IPA or a clear West Coast IPA just by changing the yeast. It really is two faced! Both recipes are published as separate recipes. 009, 24 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/889694 All Grain; IPA; Hazy; 2 Faced; 2 Faced - West Coast IPA https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/889695 2 Faced is one grain bill and hop schedule that you can make either a West Coast IPA or a hazy East Coast IPA just by changing the yeast. It really is two faced! Both recipes are published as separate recipes. 009, 24 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/889695 2 Faced; IPA; West Coast Vacation Pale Ale https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/878635 Everyone is telling us they need a vacation. And because there isnt too much overseas travel we have developed our own vacation. Vacation is a stunning NZ Pale Ale with 2 amazing NZ hops that work well together. Everyone needs a Brewers Coop "Vacation" 041, 9 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/878635 NZ Pale AleVacation BeerAll Grain Lemon Saison Extract Kit https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/875219 A great beer to make in the spring for summer drinking. Dry finishing with a nice balance between the spiciness character from the Saison yeast and the citrus from the hops and zest. A great sessionable beer. Approx ABV 4.8% 036, 5 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/875219 extract; saison; lemon BC Riwaka Rye Pale Ale https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/Riwaka-Rye-Pale-Ale Rye adds a spicy character to your beer and this pale ale is an absolute winner with Riwaka Hops adding the grapefruit citrus flavour and aroma. We have included the all grain and extract version for this recipe 024, 13 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/Riwaka-Rye-Pale-Ale riwaka; rye; Pale AleAll Grain; Extract; Partial; Riwaka Rye Pale Ale Irish Export Stout https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/854094 Here's an Irish Export Stout with a twist. Many Irish migrants settled in America so we put USA hops on a traditional Export Stout recipe. Chinook and Amarillo hops when dry hopped together give a subtle orange note which works so well with the chocolate and spicey malt bill. Enjoy 009, 26 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/854094 Stout; all grain; Irish Stout - similar style to Guinness https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/854088 This recipe is a great Dry Irish Stout perfect to drink around St Patrick's Day. The most popular commercial Dry Irish Stout is Guinness and if you enjoy a pint or two of Guinness then you'll love this simple recipe. 009, 26 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/854088 Stout; all grain; Guinness; St Patricks; Summer Harvest Pale Ale (All Grain) https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/852740 A new Summer Drop using the new Hort 4337 Trial Hop and Pacifica. These two hops work well together. Expect aromas of tropical fruit and stonefruit (pineapple, nectarine, passionfruit and citrus) and a subtle orange marmalade flavour from the Pacifica Hops. 005, 1 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/852740 all grainpale aletropical fruitcitrus “Multigrain Fruit Juice” Pale Ale https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/852088 Contributing editor for Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine, Dave Carpenter’s homebrew recipe is inspired by weekend brunch. What began as an experimental oat-based pale ale evolved into the perfect ingredient in a brunchtime beermosa. If you like Nelson Sauvin, you’ll love this beer. 004, 22 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/852088 All Grain; Pale Ale; Nelson Sauvin; Multigrain Fruit Juice Simcoe Plus New England Hazy https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/851446 With Mosaic and Citra in short supply late in the season we went hunting for a new Hazy recipe that wasn't using these hops. We found a great recipe out of Chicago in the USA and we tweeked this to fit available malts here in NZ. 002, 11 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/851446 all grain; hazy; IPA; Simcoe; New England IPA Simcoe Saison https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/851159 Not your traditional saison, but the blend of tropical fruit from the hops and spice from the yeast works really well. This beer is awesome! 001, 4 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/851159 saison; all grain; farmhousesimcoe; Juice Box Hazy IPA https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/848394 This recipe has been adapted from an American Magazine and was originally provided from the Brewer at an award winning USA Brewery. We had to tweak the recipe a little to match some of the malts and hops and we scaled it to 23L. Buts it’s still a great Hazy and Juicy IPA full of orange citrus and tropical fruit. 046, 15 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/848394 IPAAll GrainHazyJuice Lemondrop Blonde Ale https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/846344 We wanted a nice Sessionable beer to test the new Lemondrop Hops and this one came out stunning. You can pick up the lemon citrus but not sickly like some Radler or Shandy. This hop is similar to US Cascade and Centennial but with more lemon notes. Simply an awesome sessionable summer beer. Enjoy 3-4 after mowing the lawns. 041, 8 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/846344 Blonde; Lemondrop; Ale; All Grain; Session; Summer Friday 13th Black IPA 23L https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/844640 There's nothing more spooky than a beer that messes with your senses. At first glance this looks like a heavy stout but its actually a tropical and citrussy IPA. This is a stunning IPA full of new world hop flavours. The perfect beer for Friday 13th. 037, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/844640 Black IPAAll Grain 4-Play Juicy APA https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/843007 Four amazing hops make up this juicy, hazy APA. Mosaic, Nelson Sauvin, Citra and Simcoe. The juicy tropical fruit flavours dance with the full bodied malt bill to create one stunning and memorable beer. Enjoy a couple of glasses and you'll know you're in for a good night! Est 23L Volume Est OG 1.056 Est FG 1.013 Est ABV 5.7% IBU 43 033, 15 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/843007 APA;All Grain;Hazy;Pale AleJuicy Plum Wine 5L https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836624 Plum wine can be very frustrating to make, but once made, can well be one of your most satisfying fruit wines. This recipe finishes dry and makes 5L. 029, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836624 red wine; plum Little Creatures Bright Ale Clone Recipe https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836617 This great Little Creatures recipe came from one of the Australian Beer Blogs and is pretty good! Ingredient List for 28L Batch in kettle, with approx 23L into fermenter. Style: American Pale Ale Method: All Grain Original Gravity 1.046 Final Gravity 1.011 Alcohol Content 5% Efficiency 75% Total IBU (Bitterness) 25.8 EBC (colour) 7 029, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836617 Ale; Bright; All Grain Best Session IPA Approx 4% https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836618 This awesome summer beer has the hop flavour and aroma of an APA but is only 4%. Stunning tropical fruit aroma and flavour balances the complex malty backbone. Est OG 1.048 Est FG 1.017 IBU 39 ABV 4% 029, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836618 Session; all grain; Low alcohol Munich Lager https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836620 This malty German Style Dark Lager is a favourite. Good for Oktoberfest, but great all year round! Est Original Gravity: 1.053 Est Final Gravity: 1.014 Est EBC: 14.6 Est IBUs: 29 Approx ABV 5.1% 029, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836620 lager; dark lager; munich lager; all grain Bryan's Choco Brown Ale https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836623 This malty Chocolate Brown Ale is a definite winter winner. Full of flavour, full bodied and so easy to drink. Target Volume 23L OG 1.058 FG 1.015 ABV 5.7% IBU 43 029, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836623 brown ale; all grain Flight of the Falcon 25L https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836622 We designed this IPA recipe when the Blended USA Falconers Flight hop was first released. While it uses a single hop in various additions it is a Stunning IPA. So much so that our recipe has been passed to a commercial brewery who with a small tweek released it as one of their beers! est OG 1.062 Est FG 1.013 EST AVB 6.4% 029, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836622 all grain; IPA New England IPA ("NEIPA") - Extract Recipe https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836639 The NEIPA is currently one of the trendiest styles in craft brewing. NEIPA is the hazy beer that resembles a freshly poured orange juice. And the aroma of citrus and tropical fruit makes it an inviting beer to drink. This extract recipe is easy to make and is our slant on a kit NEIPA. 029, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/836639 NEIPA; Extract; Hazy Fig Mountain Mosaic Pale Ale https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/832858 Published in Craft Beer and Brewing Magazine. This is a stunning Pale Ale feature Mosaic and Amarillo hops. WOnderful tropical fruit Hop character of Pineapple, Mango and Passionfruit. 025, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/832858 Pale AleAll GrainMosaic Animal's NZ Pilsner https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/832857 Animal is a nice Bohemian Pilsner with a distinctly New Zealand hop finish. 025, 18 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/832857 PilsnerAll Grain Making Feijoa Wine https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/771719 Feijoas make a great wine and can be finished dry, sweet or event into a desert wine. 002, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/771719 Feijoa wineWinemaking Brew In A Bag - Starting All Grain Brewing https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/753581 The Brew In A Bag system for all-grain brewing is an easy and cost-effective of brewing your own beer. You have a lot more flavour control over your beer when brewing with all grain and beers will taste fresher than many extract kits. Check out our Brew in a Bag system. 034, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/753581 The Dark Side Stout (all grain) https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/747747 Can you be tempted over to the Dark Side? After a long day sorting out those pesky rebels enjoying a Dark Side Stout will make you feel like you are at the top of the Empire. This new world style stout has Citrussy NZ and American hops to balance the flavorsome grains. Its a great beer for those long dark winter nights. Est OG 1.059 Est FG 1.015 Est ABV 6 percent Est IBU 39 029, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +1200 https://www.brewerscoop.co.nz/blog/747747 BeerAll GrainStout