Here Are Some Clone Recipes That Are "Spot On!"

2 Hearted Clone - One of our most popular recipes in the shop! This is our take on cloning the very popular Bell's IPA. Recipe includes 2-row and light crystal malts, as well as four ounces of Centennial hops (one for dry hopping!). It has an original gravity of 1.069, and is 7.9% by volume using our recommended "Chico ale yeast", or referred to now as American Ale yeast in the drop down yeast options.

Yield : 5 Gallons
Original Gravity : 1.064
Final Gravity : 1.016
Color / SRM : 6.80
Alcohol by Volume : 6.18%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate) : 71.31


Blue Moon Clone - Our tribute to a classic brew. Witbier at its finest. A smooth mouth feel, aroma of coriander and sweet orange peel. Perfect for any occasion! This Mini-Mash kit includes liquid malt extract, pre-crushed specialty grains and steeping bag, hops, Candi sugar, dried orange peel, marmalade and coriander spice and sachet bag for easy removal. The alcohol content will be right around 5.6% ABV for this beer. Keep this one hidden, it will disappear fast!

Yield : 5 Gallons
Original Gravity : 1.050
Final Gravity : 1.012
Color / SRM : 9.12
Alcohol by Volume : 4.81%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate) : 9.17


Fat Tire Clone - It’s Fat Tire! If you haven’t brewed it yet, you’re missing out on a classic American Amber! Toasty malt flavors (sorta like biscuits just pulled from the oven) coasting in equilibrium with crisp hoppiness. Delicious stability - in the world of sometimes-precarious beer flavors – is perhaps what prompted one consumer who wrote us to say, “this beer just makes you smile.”

Yield : 5 Gallons
Original Gravity : 1.063
Final Gravity : 1.016
Color / SRM : 23.86
Alcohol by Volume : 6.11%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate) : 18.34


Solsun Oberon Clone - Summer in Michigan means Oberon, Bells brewery's summer treat. Medium bodied, perfectly balanced, refreshing wheat. Dive into flavor with this American Wheat!

Yield : 5 Gallons
Original Gravity : 1.052
Final Gravity : 1.015
Color / SRM : Dark Gold
Alcohol by Volume : 5.10%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate) : 22


Hopslam Clone - Huge late additions of Northwest Hops, bring the citrus and floral characters to the forefront. Balanced by a hefty malt bill, and a nice dose of honey, this is a highly drinkable IIPA. Careful, at 9.2%, this will sneak up on you.

Yield : 5 Gallons
Original Gravity : 1.078
Final Gravity : 1.019
Color / SRM : 15.64
Alcohol by Volume : 8.8%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate) : 92.5


Oskar Blues Death By Coconut - A semi-sweet porter with cacao flavors swirling with coconut aromas. You will be adding Cocoa Nibs and Toasted Coconut to give this beer an awesome finish and aromas.

Yield: 5 Gallons
Original Gravity: 1.073
Final Gravity: 1.018
Color / SRM : 47.48
Alcohol by Volume: 7.10%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate): 33.10


 
Edmund Fitzgerald Porter Clone - A complex, roasty porter with a bittersweet, chocolate-coffee taste and bold hop presence.

Yield : 5 Gallons
Original Gravity : 1.065
Final Gravity : 1.016
Color / SRM : 58.19
Alcohol by Volume : 6.27%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate) : 36


Sam Adams Boston Lager Clone - Sam Adams Boston Lager Clone This is my go to beer and brewing it is even more rewarding. The Mittelfruh hops dominate the flavor profile while light malt character make this an all day drinker. The recipe is very close with a clean ale yeast but if you really want to nail it, go with a lager yeast. Make sure you read up on how to lager!

Yield : 5 Gallons
Original Gravity : 1.058
Final Gravity : 1.014
Color / SRM : 9.79
Alcohol by Volume : 5.57%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate) : 26.38


Gooder Than Guinness Stout Clone - This very simple, low gravity Dry Stout is an all-time favorite of mine. With a low ABV you'll find it hard to have just one. I highly recommend using an Irish ale yeast with this one but you can find great results using the S-04 dry yeast as well. This beer is great served as is. Put it on a nitro system, and it rocks!

Yield : 5 Gallons
Original Gravity : 1.046
Final Gravity : 1.014
Color / SRM : Black
Alcohol by Volume : 4.30%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate) : 22


Smithwick's Clone - This clone is our take on the Smithwick's Red Ale. It is a blend of mild hops, Munich and Amber malts. Like the castle at the heart of the Kilkenny home, Smithwick's has stood the test of time throughout Irish history, and earned its rightful place as Ireland’s most loved ale. Try our clone and you will be swept away.

Yield : 5 Gallons
Original Gravity : 1.059
Final Gravity : 1.015
Color / SRM : 15.56
Alcohol by Volume : 5.74%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate) : 27.19