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Commercial Beer Clones from Extract

Often before home brewers start to get creative and mess around with crafting their own delicious recipes they want to brew beers that are familiar to them. Commercial clones are a great place to start and learn the difference that each of the individual ingredients make from hops, yeast, and malt extracts on the finish of the final beer.

We have done our best to keep our recipes here as simple as possible and easy to read. If you have any questions or need assistance don't hesitate to give us a ring or flick us a message.

Instructions:

  1. Sanitise fermenter and other brewing equipment used on brew day before beginning.
  2. Sit the liquid malt extract in warm water to soften contents for 10 minutes then add the contents of the extract can to the sanitised fermenter.
  3. Bring 2 litres of water to a boil in a small pot on the stove. Add your brew booster/kit converter/extra consumables to this water and gently simmer for 10 minutes. This process extracts flavour from hops as well as delivers some bitterness to your beer. if you're commercial clone includes any extra boil hops make sure to add them to this liquid and simmer them for 10 minutes too. After 10 minutes add this liquid to your fermenter; we highly recommend using a fine strainer to remove hop or grain degree that may be added at this point to avoid it getting into your fermenter. Ensure all malts used in your recipe have made it into the fermenter by this stage.
  4. Mix vigorously to ensure all malt extracts are dissolved.
  5. Top up to 23 litres with cold water if your recipe includes a lager yeast or cool water if it includes an ale yeast.
  6. Ensure your wort is at the right temperature before adding yeast. Generally lagers will ferment happily between 10 - 15 celsius. Ales will typically ferment between 18 - 22 celsius. Sprinkle your yeast evenly across the surface of your wort and put the lid on your fermenter.
  7. If your recipe includes dry hops then add the hops to a sanitised hop bag and add them directly to your fermenting wort halfway through fermentation (around day 3 of fermenting). When using hop bags ensure to tie them loosely to allow maximum hop-beer contact and plenty of flavour extraction. Failing to do so will make your beers hop flavour and aroma underwhelming.
  8. Ferment until your final gravity is stable then proceed to bottle or keg as per usual.

Extract Clone Recipe Guide:

COMMERCIAL BEER

MALT EXTRACTS

YEAST

EXTRA HOPS

OTHER

CORONA

- MANGROVE JACK’S MEXICAN CERVEZA

- BREW HQ BLEND 15

W-34/70

NONE

NONE

HEINIKEN

- MANGROVE JACK’S DUTCH LAGER

- BREW HQ GERMAN LAGER BOOSTER

W-34/70

NONE

NONE

ASAHI BLACK

- BLACK ROCK DRY LAGER

- 1KG DARK DRY MALT EXTRACT

W-34/70

NONE

NONE

ASAHI

- BLACK ROCK DRY LAGER

- BREW HQ BLEND 15

- 500G RICE MALT SYRUP

W-34/70

NONE

DRY ENZYME

EMU EXPORT

- MANGROVE JACK’S GOLD LAGER

- BREW HQ AUSSIE LAGER BOOSTER

W-34/70

NONE

NONE

EMU BITTER

- MANGROVE JACK’S GOLD LAGER

- BREW HQ AUSSIE BITTER BOOSTER

W-34/70

NONE

NONE

CROWN LAGER

- MANGROVE JACK’S MUNICH LAGER

- BREW HQ AUSSIE LAGER BOOSTER

W-34/70

NONE

NONE

CARLSBURG

- MANGROVE JACK’S MUNICH LAGER

- BREW HQ BLEND 15

W-34/70

- 10G HALLERTAU (BOIL)

- 15G HALLERTAU (DRY HOP)

NONE

CARLTON DRY

- MANGROVE JACK’S BLONDE DRY

- BREW HQ BREW BLEND 15

S-189

NONE

DRY ENZYME

BUDWISER

- MANGROVE JACK’S CZECH PILSNER

- BREW HQ BLEND 20

S-189

- SAAZ 10G (BOIL)

NONE

BOAGS

- BLACK ROCK LAGER

- BREW HQ GERMAN LAGER BOOSTER

- 500G LIGHT DRY MALT EXTRACT

W-34/70

NONE

NONE

BECKS

- MANGROVE JACK’S DUTCH LAGER

- 1.5KG LIGHT DRY MALT EXTRACT

W-34/70

- 25G HALLERTAU (BOIL)

- 15G SAAZ (DRY HOP)

NONE

VB

- MANGROVE JACK’S CLASSIC BITTER

- BREW HQ AUSSIE BITTER BOOSTER

S-23

NONE

NONE

STELLA ARTOIS

- MANGROVE JACK’S CZECH PILSNER

- BREW HQ CZECH PILSNER BOOSTER

- 500G DRY WHEAT MALT EXTRACT

W-34/70

NONE

NONE

GREAT NORTHERN

- COOPERS GOLDEN CROWN LAGER

- BREW HQ BLEND 20

W-34/70

- 15G CLUSTER (BOIL)

DRY ENZYME

DUVEL

- BLACK ROCK EXPORT PILSNER

- 1KG LIGHT DRY MALT EXTRACT

- 250G HONEY

- 400G DEXTROSE

US-05

- 20G SAAZ (BOIL)

NONE

GROLSCH

- MANGROVE JACK’S DUTCH LAGER

- BREW HQ BLEND 15

W-34/70

- 10G HALLERTAU (DRY HOP)

NONE

GUINNESS

- MANGROVE JACK’S IRISH STOUT

- KIT CONVERTER IRISH STOUT BOOSTER

- DARK MALT 500G

S-04

NONE

LIQUORISH

LITTLE CREATURES PALE ALE

- BLACK ROCK PILSNER BLONDE

- BREW  HQ BLEND 15

- 500G DRY WHEAT MALT EXTRACT

US-05

- 20G CASCADE (BOIL)

- 20G CASCADE (DRY HOP)

 

NONE

NEWCASTLE BROWN ALE

- MANGROVE JACK’S NUT BROWN ALE

- KIT CONVERTER 72

S-04

NONE

NONE

PILSNER URQUELL

- MANGROVE JACK’S CZECH PILSNER

- BREW HQ CZECH PILSNER BOOSTER

- 500G LIGHT DRY MALT EXTRACT

W-34/70

- SAAZ 15G (DRY HOP)

NONE

COOPERS PALE ALE

- COOPERS AUSTRALIAN PALE ALE

- BREW HQ BLEND 20

 

US-05

NONE

NONE

COOPERS SPARKLING ALE

- INNKEEPERS DAUGHTER SPARKLING ALE

- BREW HQ BLEND 20

US-05

NONE

NONE

COOPERS XPA

- AUSTRALIAN PALE ALE

- 2KG LIGHT DRY MALT EXTRACT

 

US-05

- 50G SIMCOE (DRY HOP)

- 50G LEMONDROP (DRY HOP)

NONE

BIGGIE JUICE

- 2KG LIGHT DRY MALT EXTRACT

- 1KG DRY WHEAT MALT EXTRACT

NEW ENGLAND

- 20G AMARILLO (BOIL)

- 100G GALAXY (DRY HOP)

- 80G AMARILLO (DRY HOP)

- 50G VIC SECRET (DRY HOP)

NONE

NAIL RED ALE

- COOPER’S FAMILY SECRET AMBER ALE

- COOPER’S UNHOPPED AMBER MALT

- 500G LIGHT DRY MALT EXTRACT

US-05

- 100G CITRA (DRY HOP)

- 100G GALAXY (DRY HOP)

NONE

BALTER XPA

- MORGAN’S PACIFIC PALE ALE

- BREW HQ PALE ALE KIT BOOSTER

- 500G DRY WHEAT MALT EXTRACT

US-05

- 100G CENTENNIAL (DRY HOP)

- 100G AMARILLO (DRY HOP)

NONE

STONE AND WOOD PACIFIC ALE

- BLACK ROCK GOLDEN ALE

- BREW HQ PALE ALE BOOSTER

- 500G DRY WHEAT MALT EXTRACT

US-05

- 25G GALAXY (DRY HOP)

NONE

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