Brewer's Best Beer Kits

We stock one of the widest selections of Brewer's Best beer kits you'll find in the Atlanta area.

  • Each kit makes 5 gallons of beer (approximately 53 12-oz glasses)
  • All kits include all the ingredients with proven recipes to produce prize-winning brews

Kits available in-store only. Cannot be purchased online.

While supplies last, our mid-summer beer kit sale is a great way to stack up on summer suds. Buy one beer kit and get 15% off on the purchase of the 2nd kit. 

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Small Scale Brewing

Want to try brewing one gallon of beer before jumping into 5-gallon batches? It's fun, it's easy, and you can make great beer. All the equipment, ingredients, and directions are included to make you a successful brewer. Small batches are a great way to get started or to brew serveral styles to have on hand without overloading your stock.

 

  • Porter
  • Belgian Saison
  • Imperial Stout
  • Pale Ale
  • India Pale Ale
  • Kolsch

                             Beer Equipment Kit

                             Beer Ingredient Kit

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Save on the Beer & Equipment Package for only $75.

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Classic Recipes

All classic recipe kits conform to the BJCP Style Guidelines. Classic recipes are generally in stock and available in the store. They are not available through online ordering.

American Amber

Pale Ale malt combined with medium caramel malt creates a rich, copper color. Bitterness is balanced to match the malt character. Smooth clean finish with moderate carbonation level.

IBUs: 29 - 32   ABV: 4.75% - 5.25%   Difficulty: Easy


American Cream Ale

An ale version of the American lager style. Clean, light and simple to brew. Faint malt notes with a hint of corn-like presence. An easy drinker.

IBUs: 16 - 18   ABV: 5.25% - 5.75%   Difficulty: Easy


American Light

This recipe uses the traditional combination of pilsner malt, rice and corn adjuncts. It is light-bodied, refreshing and thirst quenching. A very easy recipe to brew and an excellent entry to craft brewing.

IBUs: 13 - 16   ABV: 4.0% - 4.5%   Difficulty: Easy


American Pale Ale

Perhaps the most widely brewed American style ale. Moderately strong hop aroma and bitterness. Pale ale malt base provides deep gold, almost amber, color and medium-bodied mouthfeel.

IBUs: 32 - 36   ABV: 5.0% - 5.5%   Difficulty: Easy


American Pale Wheat

This is an easy drinking ale blending the styles of pale ale and wheat beer. The malt bill is based on wheat extract and flaked red wheat and will provide a light copper color and ample head retention. American Pale Wheats are hoppier than traditional wheat beers and American Cluster and Liberty hops lend a moderate hoppiness. BRY-97 yeast ferments a clean, ale flavor profile without the banana and clove phenols that its German counterpart has. This beer is very drinkable and is most enjoyable fresh, just after bottle conditioning.

IBUs: 31 - 35   ABV: 6.25% - 6.75%   Difficulty: Intermediate


Continental Pilsner

One of the world’s classic beer styles, this recipe is best enjoyed when lagered. Pilsner malt extract produces a straw color. A dry beer that finishes with ample hop bitterness. This kit includes a lager yeast that will also perform well if fermented at ale temperatures.

IBUs: 28 - 33   ABV: 4.0% - 4.5%   Difficulty: Intermediate


Dunkelweizen

Munich and chocolate malts combine to create a darker, maltier version of its lighter counterpart, Weizenbier. Amber-brown in color yet medium-bodied with a slightly sweet, bready flavor. A specialty wheat yeast produces the characteristic phenols found in traditional Weizens.

IBUs: 10 - 13   ABV: 4.75% - 5.25%   Difficulty: Easy


English Brown Ale

This medium-bodied brew has a malty character surrounded by a nutty aroma. Crystal malts with a touch of chocolate malt create the brown color balanced by a subdued hop flavor.

IBUs: 21 - 25   ABV: 4.25% - 4.75%   Difficulty: Easy


English Pale Ale

A classic English style that yields medium-high bitterness above a foundation of caramel maltiness. Hop character is derived from a heavy bittering addition. This is a well-balanced, drinkable Special Bitter.

IBUs: 30 - 33   ABV: 4.25% - 4.5%   Difficulty: Easy


German Altbier

A classic German style, this Altbier is amber colored with a nice malty character. It is moderately hopped maintaining the true style of this Amber hybrid. A great beer to ferment cool and cold condition.

IBUs: 38 - 42   ABV: 4.75% - 5.25%   Difficulty: Easy

German Oktoberfest

Amber in color with a nice blend of Munich malt and crystal grains. Medium-bodied, malty and finished with a distinct hop flavor. This kit includes a lager yeast that will also perform well if fermented at ale temperatures.

IBUs: 22 - 25   ABV: 5.25% - 5.75%   Difficulty: Intermediate


Irish Stout

A dark, roasty, creamy ale. Although nearly black in color, this beer is medium-bodied and finishes dry from the roasted barley addition. Maltodextrin creates a thick, long-lasting head.

IBUs: 30 - 35   ABV: 4.5% - 5.0%   
Difficulty: Easy


India Pale Ale

We use plenty of hops to accent this popular style. From the bittering to the flavoring to the aroma hops, we created the perfect balance for this clean, crisp pale ale.

IBUs: 60 - 65   ABV: 5.75% - 6.25%   Difficulty: Easy


Kolsch

A crisp, clean, easy-drinking ale. It has a straw-yellow hue similar to a pilsner, but is less hoppy, a bit sweeter and uses pale malts and a small amount of wheat. In order to achieve the lager-like characteristics this ale is famous for, we recommend using a liquid Kölsch yeast.

IBUs: 25 - 28   ABV: 4.25% - 4.75%   Difficulty: Easy


Milk Stout

Bold and black, yet sweet and subtle. This recipe offers all of the chocolate and roasted notes that you would expect from a stout. Addition of Lactose produces a full body, thick, creamy head, and sweet finish.

IBUs: 31 - 32   ABV: 5.0% - 5.5%   Difficulty: Easy


Red Ale

A medium-light bodied ale with a deep red hue. Our Red Ale is smooth and easy drinking. Nice balance of caramel malts and specialty grains. Low hop bitterness.

IBUs: 19 - 23   ABV: 5.0% - 5.5%   Difficulty: Easy


Robust Porter

A classic dark ale featuring chocolate and de-bittered black specialty grains. A nice, hoppy character is balanced well against this roasty, full-bodied beer.

IBUs: 31 - 35   ABV: 5.0% - 5.5%   Difficulty: Easy


Rye Pale Ale

A pale ale that uses just the right amount of Munich and Honey specialty malts in conjunction with Rye liquid malt extract to create a unique spiciness. Then we use a blend of different hop varieties to perfectly balance the beer - and it’s dry-hopped!

IBUs: 40 - 45   ABV: 4.2% - 4.7%   Difficulty: Easy


Scottish Ale

Our Scottish Ale is full of caramel malts, both in the extract and specialty grains. Chocolate malt, roasted barley and a touch of smoked malt bring this full-bodied, malty ale to completion.

IBUs: 15 - 18   ABV: 3.25% - 3.5%   Difficulty: Easy


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Weizenbier

Wheat malt and European hops create the recipe for this easy-drinking summertime classic. Light-bodied with a smooth finish, our Weizenbier features an authentic dry wheat yeast.

IBUs: 6 - 10   ABV: 4.5% - 4.75%   Difficulty: Easy



Munich Helles

A light-colored German lager with a malty profile.  Slightly sweet with just enough hops to balance the malt.  This kit includes a lager yeast that will also perform well if fermented at ale temperatures.

IBUs: 17-21   ABV: 4.75% - 5.0%   Difficulty: Intermediate

Gluten Free Ale

At last, a Gluten free ingredient kit that can be enjoyed by all!  The wort is crafted from White Sorghum and Belgian Style syrup, complemented with orange and lemon peel additions.  Lightly bitter with undertones of floral and citrus from the hops, this ale is smooth and refreshing.

IBUs: 20 - 24   ABV: 4.5% - 5.5%   Diffivulty: Easy


Premium Recipes

Premium Recipe all-malt ingredient higher-alcohol kits are big in taste and bold in flavor – not for the weak of heart!  Premium recipes are generally in-stock and available in the store. They are not available through online ordering. 

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Belgian Tripel

This Tripel contains one pound of light Belgian candi sugar to create a high gravity beer that is golden in color with a creamy, white head. This kit has plenty of dried malt extract and specialty grains to accent its complexity. The hops create a mild, spicy character.

IBUs: 24 - 30   ABV: 8.5% - 9.0%   Difficulty: Easy


Imperial Blonde Ale

This recipe produces a malty, high-gravity, full-bodied version of this easy drinking, well-rounded beer style. Golden in color, Imperial Blonde Ale uses the lightest malt extract available and a unique balance of domestic and imported hops. A great recipe if you like big blondes!

IBUs: 26 - 30   ABV: 7.0% - 8.0%   Difficulty: Easy


Imperial Nut Brown Ale

A rich, complex high-gravity specialty ale. It’s a fullbodied brew with plenty of hop character to balance this Imperial-style Brown Ale. The slight caramel and chocolate flavors are followed by a nutty aftertaste. Includes premium Safale S-04 yeast.

IBUs: 47 - 50   ABV: 6.75% - 7.75%   Difficulty: Easy


Imperial Pale Ale

Perfected on the West Coast and we are proud to create an extract version of this beer style for the homebrewer. This beer is very big, very hoppy and somewhat arrogant. Use your homebrewing skills to make the most of this recipe!

IBUs: 65 - 69   ABV: 8.0% - 8.5%   Difficulty: Easy


Oatmeal Stout

A medium-full bodied ale, rich and toasty in flavor. Victory® malt combines with the flaked brewers oatmeal to offer a nutty yet silky character. Dark chocolate barley adds an impression of roasted coffee. 2-row malt is included to aid in converting the oats’ starches into fermentable sugars. The selected yeast will yield a fermentation that leaves a slightly sweet character.

IBUs: 28 - 38   ABV: 5.5% - 6.0%   Difficulty: Intermediate

Russian Imperial Stout

This full-bodied dark brew has an intense roast flavor with a huge malt influence. The hop bitterness is offset by a touch of sweetness from the big malt character. Give this beer some time to mature and consider using an oak alternative for added complexity.

IBUs: 35 - 40   ABV: 7.75% - 8.25%   Difficulty: Easy


Smoked Porter

Dark brown in color, this rich, full-bodied ale is smooth with chocolate and coffee-like overtones. Smoked malt imparts a complex, pleasant aroma and flavor with a balanced and subtle hop finish.

IBUs: 30 - 36   ABV: 5.75% - 6.25%   Difficulty: Intermediate


Whiskey Barrel Stout

Specially selected dark malt extracts and specialty grains combine to release a delightful bouquet of chocolate and roast. We have included a package of genuine whisky barrel oak chips to impart flavors of oak and whiskey.

IBUs: 35 - 38   ABV: 5.5% - 6.0%   Difficulty: Intermediate


Witbier

A classic white ale brewed with wheat, barley, orange peel and coriander. It is lightly hopped and fermented with Safbrew WB-06 resulting in a fruity, spicy, refreshing beer with a dry finish.

IBUs: 12 - 16   ABV: 4.5% - 4.75%   Difficulty: Intermediate