Unreal Ale

We, at Coopers, are renown worldwide for our fine ales. This easy recipe gives you the opportunity to make an ale with real character.
Beer Style
Flavour Profile
Malty, Floral
Alcohol Content
Colour (SRM)
Bitterness (IBU)

Flavour Profile

malty malty
floral floral

Recipe contains:

  • 1 × Real Ale (1.7kg)
  • 1 × Brew Enhancer 1 (1kg)
  • 1 × Light Dry Malt (500g)
  • 1 × Carbonation Drops (250g)
  • 1 x 1.7kg Coopers Real Ale
  • 1 x 1kg Coopers Brew Enhancer 1
  • 1 x 500g Coopers Light Dry Malt
  • 1 x 250g Coopers Carbonation Drops
1. Mix
  • In a sanitised fermenting vessel, dissolve Coopers Real Ale, Brew Enhancer 1 and Light Dry Malt in 3 litres of hot water.
  • Fill the fermenting vessel with cool water to the 23 litre mark and stir thoroughly.
  • Sprinkle Real Ale yeast over the surface and fit the lid.
2. Brew
  • Ferment temperature should be in the range 21C-27C.
  • Fermentation has finished once the specific gravity is stable over 2 days.
  • Expected readings should finish around 1012.
3. Bottle
  • Gently fill clean PET bottles to about 3cm from the top.
  • Add 2 carbonation drops per bottle and secure the caps (use only one carbonation drop for bottles intended to be stored for a longer period).
  • Store the bottles upright in a location out of direct sunlight at or above 18C.

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4. Enjoy
  • After at least two weeks, check for sufficient carbonation by squeezing the PET bottles.
  • Bottles kept unrefrigerated should improve with age.
  • When ready to drink, chill the bottles upright.
  • The chilled beer may be poured into clean glassware, leaving the sediment behind.
  • Expect the alcohol content to be approximately 4.6% ABV.