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Thomas Coopers Brew A IPA 1.7kg

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Add Brewing Sugar

All beer kits require a brewing sugar to reach the correct ABV. You may choose to add this to your cart now if desired. Dextrose gives you a clean dry result, Flavour Booster adds extra head retention and mouthfeel, and Dry Malt Extract adds the most authentic malt flavours.

Grain Infusion (Optional)

A grain infusion adds extra malt flavour to the beer. Try Cara-malt or Crystal for pale beers, and Roasted Barley or Chocolate Malt for dark beers. Steep with boiled water for 10 minutes before adding to the brew.

Finishing Hops (Optional)

Finishing hops add extra hop flavour and aroma to the beer. Steep the hop “tea bag” with boiled water for 5 minutes before adding the tea and the tea bag to the brew.

Yeast Upgrade (Optional)

Upgraded yeasts have more desirable fermentation properties. Try “Safale US-05” for a clean dry flavour in Australian or American ales, “Safale S-04” for malty flavour and body in British beers, “Saflager” yeasts for clean lagers, “Safbrew T58” for Belgian ales and “Safbrew WB-06” for Bavarian wheat beers.

$21.95

Thomas Cooper’s first recorded brew was designated brew “A”. According to his brewing log, dated 13th May 1862, “A” contained four bushels of Malt and eight pounds of Kent hops in 46 gallons of water, which he made into a Pale Ale and a slightly heavier Ale.

This American style IPA is made in the tradition of that heavier Ale. Full bodied with deep amber and reddish hues, its tropical, citrusy, grapefruit notes and toasty amber malt balances the clean, hop filled, bitter finish. You won’t believe Thomas used to sell it for seven schillings a dozen.