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GENERAL STORE HOMEBREW RECIPE OF THE MONTH:Bill's Smash

Our General Store team is very excited to launch a new Homebrew Recipe program. Each month, one of our store clerks will share one of their own homebrew recipes.

August 2019's recipe is below. You can purchase the ingredients online and at our General Store (355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007). We also have a batch of each recipe tapped in the store to try (while supplies last).

If you have any homebrew questions, please reach out to the General Store. We’d be more than glad to help you. Give us a call at 269-382-5712 or drop us a note.

bill's "smash"

Created By: Bill Gallup
Estimated OG: 1.047
Estimated ABV: 5.3%
Estimated IBU: 57
Estimated Color: 3 SRM

5 gallons - all grain

9 pounds Briess Brewer’s Malt
2 oz. Citra Hops for 20 min.
1 oz. Citra Hops for 0 min.
1 oz. Citra Hops Dry Hop
Imperial Bell’s House Ale A62 Yeast

5 gallons - extract

6.6 Pounds Briess Golden Liquid Malt Extract
2 oz. Citra Hops for 20 min.
1 oz. Citra Hops for 0 min.
1 oz. Citra Hops Dry Hop
Imperial Bell’s House Ale A62 Yeast

Do you have a homebrew club? We’d love to take you on a behind the scenes tour, which includes a customized homebrewing demonstration from our General Store staff. Reach out to us.

See more Homebrew recipes here.

Dark Night 2019

Join us the week of Dec. 16 for our annual celebration of the longest nights of the year, the Winter Solstice, with great beer. 

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