A roundup of some of the available resources, books, recipes and kits to help you clone your favorite commercial craft beer.
- MoreBeer’s BrewMaster Series of Kits – All Grain – Extract – These are collaborations directly with brewers. They are the actual recipe. Includes some great selections including Pliny The Elder (one of the best beers to come out of my home brewery- See Brewing Pliny), Firestone Walker Pale 31, Firestone Walker Double Barrel IPA, Russian River Consecration, Rogue I2PA, Rogue Blackened Brutal Bitter, Hales Ales Tres Fem, Heretic Shallow Grave Robust Porter, Ale Industries Rye’d Piper Ale, Drake’s IPA, Skyscraper Bulldozer Honeyweizen, 21st Amendment Bitter American, Pizza Port One Down Brown and Pizza Port’s Shark Bite Red Ale
- Sunset Pale Ale – Deschutes Twilight
- Ugly Fish IPA – Ballast Point Sculpin
- Soulless Hop Pale Ale – Zombie Dust
- Topped With Hops Double IPA – Heady Topper – VT IPA Yeast (Conan Strain) also available
- Pompous Ass Ale – Arrogant Bastard
- I Heart IPA – Bell’s Two Hearted
- Old Bearded Stout – North Coast Brewing Old Rasputin
- Cali Mountain Stout – Sierra Nevada Stout
- Cali Mountain Pale Ale – Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
- Plump Wheel Amber – New Belgium Fat Tire
- Eskimo Amber Ale – Alaskan Amber
- Dark HIll Porter – Deschutes Black Butte Porter
Adventures in Homebrewing’s Clone Selection: AIH has an extensive selection of all grain and extract recipe clone kits. Extract Recipes Include.. Dos Equis, Arcadia IPA, Arrogant Bastard, Bass, Bell’s Cherry Stout, Guinness, Bell’s Russian Imperial Stout, Pliny, Racer 5 and lots more. All Grain Recipes Include.. Dos Equis, Arcadia IPA, Arrogant Bastard, Bass, Bell’s Cherry Stout, Bell’s Brown, Blue Moon, Chimay Red, Cornerstone IPA, Double Crooked Tree IPA Dreadnaught IPA, Fat Tire, Hopslam, Moose Drool, Newcastle Brown, Pacifico, Pliny the Elder, Racer 5, Red Stripe, Sam Adams, Scrimshaw, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA, Soft Parade, Sol, Three Floyds Gumballhead, Two Hearted IPA and Yuengling.
Rogue Brewing Extract Kits – Brutal IPA, Hazel Nut Brown, Shakespeare Stout and Dead Guy Ale
Craft Beer for the Homebrewer – Craft Beer for the Homebrewer contains a bunch of great craft beer recipes including one for 8 Bit Pale Ale from Tallgrass Brewing Company One of my favorite beers. Recipes Include: 8 Bit Pale Ale, Capt’n Crompton’s Pale Ale, Elevated IPA, Furious, Hop Stoopid, Maharaja, Spiral Jetty, Thrust!, Watershed IPA, Buffalo Sweat, La Cumbre Malpais Stout, Smoke, Snowstorm 2009, Bittersweet Lenny’s RIPA, Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’, Rugbrod, Wiley’s Rye Ale, Allagash Black, Curieux, Matacabras, Funkwerks Saison, Avery Brewing Salvation, Red Eye Brewing Scarlet 7, Saison Rue, Odell Brewing 90 Shilling Ale, Rogue Dead Guy Ale, El Lector from Cigar City Brewing, Rogue Hazelnute Brown Nectar, Hellion, Ill-Tempered Gnome from Oakshire Brewing, Marble Brewery’s Imperial Red Ale, Kolsch 151 from Blue Mountain Brewer, Stone Levitation, Troegs Brewing Nugget Nectar and Xenu from Cigar City Brewing.
Great Fermentations: has a number of commercial replications, including beers similar to Fat Tire, Founder’s All Day IPA, Two Hearted, Zombie Dust, Gumball Head, 60 Minute IPA, “Piney the Welder” (Pliny the Elder) and a selection of BrewDog Clone Kits. Recipes are available in all grain and extract.
Bell’s Brewery: Two Hearted Ale Clone Kit – directly from the brewery!
Beer and Wine Hobby: Sam Adams, Grolsch, SNPA, Dead Guy, Guinness, Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA, Anchor Steam, Arrogant Bastard, Bass, Mystic Brewing Lord Falconer, Mystic Brewer Wigglesworth Welkin Ringer ESB, Samuel Smith Old Brewery Bitter, Newcastle Brown, Smithwicks, Heady Topper, Founders KBS Kentucky Breakfast Stout, 120 Minute IPA and more.
BrewDog has released a back catalog of 215 recipes
Flying Dog has released a homebrew recipe for Airwaves India Pale Lager
Indeed Brewing has released homebrew recipes for Day Tripper and Midnight Ryder
Weyerbacher has released the recipe for their Double Simcoe IPA
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