This is our “house” New England IPA. The grain bill is set in stone and we tend to just tweak the hops and yeast based on availability of ingredients. The finished beer always ends up being hazy without being too opaque, and it bursts with citrus and tropical fruit hop flavours. Finally, the addition of the honey malt gives it a delightful, sweet finish. We’ve been handing this recipe out to people all year looking for a new NEIPA recipe, but we figured it was time to make it legit and turn it into an official Beer of the Month. Read More
In soccer a Super-Sub is someone who comes off the bench and delivers in a time of need. Well, this month we needed a super sub. Our original Beer of the Month for March 2021 was something different, but that recipe needs a little more refining. Enter, the Super-Sub – this one we have had in our back pocket for a couple of months now and we’re very excited to be sharing it. This recipe is Jeremy’s take on an English IPA.
Made exclusively with CRYO hops, this beer is bursting with huge hop flavour. It has the classic Mosaic hop flavour dialled to 11. Click to watch Mr. Freeze puns, stay for the beer! Read More
Featuring a couple of exciting new hops that have recently arrived, this is one hell of an IPA. The Strata and Sabro hops add a distinct orange, citrus, and tropical fruit flavour. This beer is bursting with flavour but is well balanced by the IBUs and light malt profile. We’re using a special yeast from Norway to really enhance the hop flavours and aroma. We tested this recipe with a few different yeast strains and Arset Kveik was far away the winner. Read More
This is a beer we have been trying to make a long long time. Our initial efforts were all (delicious) failures. Even though they were double IPAs, we found them way too bitter. Finally, we figured out the solution to the bitterness problem. Once we sorted that out, everything else fell into place. This is a big, bold IPA that has tonnes of fruit forward hop flavour with just the right amount of finishing bitterness. Read More
We’re pleased to announce our first guest Beer of the Month! This wonderful recipe comes from the gentlemen at Farmhandbrewing (their Insta is @farmhandbrewing). Ben and Connor have been shopping at KJ for a while now and have become very dedicated brewers. We’re very pleased to be able to offer one of their recipes!
Pinecone Punch is a hop forward, slightly malty IPA. It has big notes of pine, and citrus balanced with the smoothness from the crystal malt addition. It is big, boozy, and hoppy, but deceptively smooth and easy drinking too. We enjoyed the hell out of it when we tried it, and we know all of the hop heads who shop with us will too!
If you ask a person from Toronto how they pronounce their city name, they’ll look at you incredulously and say “Torono” as if it makes perfect sense. Now, ask someone from outside of Ontario and they’ll say “Toronto”. Why is this important? Well it just so happens that this beer has a distinct West Coast style – but it is brewed with hops from Ontario exclusively. So we’ll bridge the gap and give it an Ontario name with a west coast pronunciation. Read More
What we have here is a hop forward pale ale without too much bitterness. It is clean, low in alcohol but full of crisp citrus flavours. It has quickly become a favourite of ours at KJ, and a crowd pleaser with our friends and family. Read More
Oh this months beer is a FUN one. Yippee Ki-Yay Mr. Falcon pays homage to one of the greatest voice dubs in TV history, and to a great hop named after a craft beer pioneer. This is a single hop IPA with big citrus notes, that is full flavoured and has just the right amount of hoppiness. Read More