Recipe Formulation

This page provides tips on formulating your own homebrew recipes from scratch instead of following someone else's. In essence, you'll learn to determine what ingredients to use and in what quantities simply by knowing what style of beer you want to brew. You can use these techniques to clone your favorite beer, brew your favorite style of beer or formulate completely original styles of beer all your own. To learn how to brew beer at home, see the extract brewing, steeped grain brewing page or all-grain brewing page. For recipes, check out the recipes page.

Choosing the Style

Reaching a Target Original Gravity

Obtaining the Desired Bitterness

Color (To the Extent You Care)

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