Renegade Rye - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Renegade Rye - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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Feeling a little rebellious like Clint Eastwood or Roland Deschain?  Like a pale ale that has gone astray?  While the Renegade Rye doesn't break all the rules, it certainly deserts the path of an average pale ale!  The backbone of this brew is our rye liquid malt extract, which adds slight fruity and spicy characteristics to the malt flavors.  The clean bitterness from Magnum hops allows these malt flavors to mix perfectly with the aromas of Columbus, Citra®, and Centennial hops. 

So go ahead and take your best shot, brew the Renegade Rye and rebel against standard pale ales! 

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.

WLP001 - White Labs California Ale
WY1056 - Wyeast American
GY001 - GigaYeast NorCal Ale #1
IYA07 - Imperial Flagship

Citra® is a registered trademark owned by Yakima Chief Hops, LLC.

California Recipients: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
Item # KIT276
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 8LBS
ABV %4.8
Beer StylePale Ale & Bitter
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessMedium (26-45ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
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trying something new
james williams on Oct 5, 2019
Trying with Rye
Satish C P on Jul 22, 2019
trying something new
james williams on Oct 5, 2019
Yummy Done it before
Dennis D on Sep 6, 2019
Trying with Rye
Satish C P on Jul 22, 2019
Wanted to brew with rye!
Aaron G on Jun 7, 2019
One of our favorite craft beers is Harpoon's Rich and Dan's Rye IPA.
Jack M on Mar 15, 2019
different style! research!
luis n on Mar 7, 2019
Trying new beers. Price is right.
Vincent S on Oct 10, 2018
inexpensive and good the first time I tried it
Jack P on Sep 27, 2018
tasty recipe
Don E on Jul 6, 2018
Love this recipe. One of my favorites because of the well-balanced flavor. Plus, all of my friends and relatives can't stop drinking it.
Christopher M on Jun 8, 2018
Looking for a rye
Doug C on May 30, 2018
Trying something new.
John M on Feb 9, 2018
very good rye beer kit...I add 1/2 lb of Rauch Malt for extra flavor
Raymond Z on Jan 30, 2018
My Wife likes the beer
Daniel S on Jan 26, 2018
Like Rye IPA
David J on Jan 12, 2018
Yummy Done it before
Dennis D on Sep 6, 2019
Wanted to brew with rye!
Aaron G on Jun 7, 2019

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Perfect price!
This is my economic kit. A good beer for the price. I usually brew late summer for a fall beer.
June 6, 2019
1 year ago
Never had a rye thought I would try
Not enough sugar in kit to carb 5 gals. drank half that was flat. Popped the cap on the rest, poured it into my fermentasaurus added 1/4 oz of sugar solution gave it a stir re-bottled and let sit for 2 weeks. Turned out pretty damn good, will buy another kit come summer.
November 21, 2018
1 year ago
Easy brew with a great taste
I've brewed this before and it seems to always turn out great. Great hop flavor and finish.
October 27, 2018
1 year ago
This is one of my "go to" kits. It is well priced, has the alcohol level I look for and is yummy. Have to keep an eye on it when bringing to boil as it tends to boil over. I often bring it on Mnt. bike rides to share with the guys. Re-named it "Afteryed" jm
February 4, 2018
1 year ago
Prefer the all grain version
I have brewed the all grain version twice and loved it. Great with an English yeast and a Samson yeast. Extract version is a little heavy on caramel malt for my taste. Kit contains the same amount of caramel as the ag version, but the rye malt extract also contains caramel malt. Would probably be better if the caramel grains were reduced would probably be better.
December 14, 2016
Rye knot?
As others have noted it has a spicy flavor, but I would like to add not like garlic, pepper or onion. It's more like Rye bread (go figure). It's flavor is definitely more than what the o.g. would indicate. It is easy drinking with full body and nice hoppy flavour with almost creamy mouth feel. My only problem with it is that it is out of stock a lot.
August 6, 2016
Another Great Recipe
This is my first rye brew and I can't compliment this kit enough. Very reasonably priced and is just as flavorful as the higher priced IPA's. The spicyness of the rye is much more subtle than I anticipated and the hop profile blends in perfectly. Easy to brew, quick boil to bottle time, and a big hit with friends; some of which are hopheads and others that aren't. This will be added to my regular rotation as it goes quick.
December 31, 2015
Goodbye Midwest
I brewed this with a WYeast 3711 French Saison yeast which accentuated the flavor of the C hops. It turned out really well. A spicy rye with a citrus kick. Good-bye Midwest, Morebeer's awesomer!
August 22, 2015
Great recipe!
Clean, citrus hop aroma from late addition and dry hops. Less than moderate malt backbone with some spice from rye. Because of the rye, it appears to have dry finish (1.012 FG). All around, this is a very simple recipe that tastes more complex than the actual time spent brewing it. I would recommend this to any level of brewer.
June 1, 2015
Surprisingly spicey
This is an amazingly unique brew. I like brown ales best anyway, but this is different from any other. It is smokey and quite spicy. if you are looking for something beyond the over hopped pale ales, this is what you want. In my opinion, the hops meld better and are less obtrusive, while the spice of the rye adds a very different dimension to the flavor. I really like this mix.
May 21, 2015