Festa Brew Kits

Festa Brew kits

Carried at St.Albert and Sherwood Park locations

The Ultimate, No Compromise, Craft Beer Kit

Festa Brew premium, all grain wort is your best choice for making commercial quality craft beer at home. Get professional results every time with no fuss.

Festa Brew contains no adjuncts, stabilizers, or extracts – just pure, natural wort ready to handcraft into great beer you’ll be proud to call your own.

Each kit produces approximately 23 Liters or 35 x 650ml bottles of beer in only a few short weeks.

Remember, the best beer is always the one you make for yourself!

Craft your own beers with all-grain, mash partial mash favourite recipes?  At Winning Wines Plus, we carry one of the largest selections of grains, specialty malts, hops and beer yeasts in the region!

Currently we have 9 different styles of beer and Seasonal styles that vary annually. Each kit is a great representation of that style. They are as follows:

Festa Brew Wheat

A clean North American style wheat beer. Light straw colour and low hop bitterness. Refreshing and thirst quenching.

Original Gravity: 1.0460-1.0468

Target Final Gravity: 1.0120-1.0128

Target Alcohol by Volume: 4.4%

Colour: 8 SRM

Bitterness: 9 IBU’s

Yeast Safale S-04

Festa Brew West Coast IPA

One to please the hop lovers, this rich, full bodied golden ale is bursting with hop aroma and flavour. Citrus, pine and floral notes – in true West Coast style.

Original Gravity: 1.0564-1.0644

Target Final Gravity: 1.0124-1.0132

Target Alcohol by Volume: 6.5%

Colour: 14 SRM

Bitterness: 46 IBU’s

Yeast Safale US-05

Festa Brew Red Ale

Irish style red ale. Attractive red amber colour. Moderate malt body and pleasant mild sweetness. Moderate hop bitterness, mild hop flavour and low hop aroma. A step towards darker beers without the roasted components.

Original Gravity: 1.0492-1.0500

Target Final Gravity: 1.0132-1.0144

Target Alcohol by Volume: 4.8%

Colour: 18 SRM

Bitterness: 20 IBU’s

Yeast Safale S-04

Festa Brew Pale Ale

A deep golden coloured hoppy, fruity English style pale ale. Presents pleasant flavours and aromas of fresh finishing hops, which balance well with a bready malt profile and moderate body.

Original Gravity: 1.0500-1.0508

Target Final Gravity: 1.0124-1.0132

Target Alcohol by Volume: 4.9%

Colour: 15 SRM

Bitterness: 21 IBU’s

Yeast Safale S-04

Festa Brew Dry

A premium version of North American style dry lager. All malt; no adjuncts. Very light straw colour and light bodied. Low hop bitterness, no hop flavour or aroma. Crisp finish with lowered caloric value.

Original Gravity: 1.0360-1.0368

Target Final Gravity: 1.0020-1.0026

Target Alcohol by Volume: 4.5%

Colour: 6 SRM

Bitterness: 8 IBU’s

Yeast Saflager S-23

Festa Brew Cream Ale

A medium bodied, slightly fruity, North American ale style. Deep golden colour with a delicate hop aroma and flavour. A smooth and easy drinking beer style.

Original Gravity: 1.0476-1.0484

Target Final Gravity: 1.0128-1.0136

Target Alcohol by Volume: 4.7%

Colour: 10 SRM

Bitterness: 12 IBU’s

Yeast Safale US-05

Festa Brew Continental Pilsner

A balanced, well rounded, golden European style lager with a noticeable hop profile and all malt character.

Original Gravity: 1.0496-1.0504

Target Final Gravity: 1.0096-1.0104

Target Alcohol by Volume: 5.2%

Colour: 16 SRM

Bitterness: 9 IBU’s

Yeast Saflager S-23

Festa Brew Brown Ale

A traditional, medium bodied English style brown ale. Pleasantly roasted, medium bodied malt profile with low hop flavour and aroma and moderate hop bitterness. Slight yeast derived fruitiness.

Original Gravity: 1.0496-1.0504

Target Final Gravity: 1.0116-1.0124

Target Alcohol by Volume: 5.1%

Colour: 13 SRM

Bitterness: 12 IBU’s

Yeast Safale S-04

Festa Brew Blonde Lager

A yellow coloured, crisp beer with a genuine lager yeast. This is a true all-malt lager brewed with no adjuncts. The yeast provided will ferment well at 9-15 deg C but will provide good lager characteristics up to 24 deg C.

Original Gravity: 1.0476-1.0484

Target Final Gravity: 1.0080-1.0088

Target Alcohol by Volume: 5.2%

Colour: 7 SRM

Bitterness: 9 IBU’s

Yeast Saflager S-23

Festa Brew Double Oatmeal Stout

An opaque, full bodied ebony ale. Moderate to high hop bitterness combines well with a pleasant roast malt character, subtle malt sweetness and slight hop flavour. The addition of two types of oats leads to a creamy, robust mouthfeel and full texture.

Original Gravity: 1.0545 – 1.0550

Target Final Gravity: 1.0196-1.0211

Bitterness: 28 IBU’s

Yeast Safbrew S-33

SEASONALS ONLY

Festa Brew Vienna Lager

Named after the city in which it originated, this traditional Vienna Lager is brewed using Munich, Pilsner, Vienna and Dextrin malts. The colour falls between a pale amber and medium amber, with a reddish hue. Traditional noble hops are subtly used, with the resulting beer having a crisp quality, a toasty flavour and some residual caramel-like sweetness.

Original Gravity: 1.046

Target Final Gravity: 1.009

Target Alcohol by Volume: 4.5%

Colour: 16 SRM

Bitterness: 11.8 IBU’s

Festa Brew West Czech Pilsner

Czech Pilsner is a pale yellow coloured brew with low to medium Saaz aroma hop presence. Slightly sweet with toasted biscuit aromas and flavours.

Original Gravity: 1.050

Target Final Gravity: 1.010

Target Alcohol by Volume: 5.0%

Colour: 5 SRM

Bitterness: 30 IBU’s

Festa Brew Gose

A clear, light gold pour with white foam. Aroma and taste of cereal grains balanced with light floral hops create a clean profile for the beer. Sea salt and coriander notes balance the light fresh tasting acidity of the beer. The light body and high carbonation adds a layer of refreshing crispness.

Original Gravity: 1.045

Target Final Gravity: 1.010

Target Alcohol by Volume: 4.6%

Colour: 3.36 SRM

Bitterness: 6 IBU’s

Festa Brew Peppermint Porter

A light drinking, medium bodied dark beer featuring a complex meeting of malt and peppermint. The beers aroma presents a classic porter supplemented by hints of fresh peppermint. Peppermint taste rounds out the rich dark chocolate and light caramel malt profile. Mild English hop presence adds character and balance to the intensity of malt. The beer is finished by decent bitterness and mild carbonation.

Original Gravity: 1.050

Target Final Gravity: 1.014

Target Alcohol by Volume: 5.0%

Colour: 27 SRM

Bitterness: 25 IBU’s

Festa Brew Instructions