Club Recipe Database

GTA Brews is a club filed with lots of incredibly talented homebrewers. The goal of this recipe database is to immortalize and share our most successful recipes for all our members to brew and learn from. In this database you'll find a wide variety of homebrew recipes, including everything from competition winners to crowd favourites.

As this recipe database grows, you'll find if handy to use the provided filters and search box to find that you are looking for. You can filter by style, brewer name, and types of awards won.

If you would like to nominate someone else's recipe, or have one of your own to share, please read the How to Add a Recipe section below.

Recipe Directory

Beer StyleBrewer NameRecipe NamePublish DateAwards
Alt BierCarsten WeitemeyerZeSchumi Schumi2024-05-(May)Gold. Summer Showdown August 2022
Vienna LagerCarsten Weitemeyer Kleiner Kommissar Anton Vienna Lager2024-05 (May)Bronze. ALES 2024
Dark MildWuilmer VenegasBipolar Mild2024-04 (Apr)Silver. Cowtown 2024
English IPAJames KennedyCentennial Dust2024-04 (Apr)Gold. Cowtown 2024
Historical BeerSteve BrysonHalfway to Bourbon2024-03 (Mar)Brewslam 2019
American LagerJames KennedyIowan old style American lager2024-03 (Mar)
Fruit beerEd HitchcockRESBect2024-02 (Feb)
Catharina sourPatrick BrownMangolorian2024-02 (Feb)
Bière de gardeLuke Van OortStargazer2024-01 (Jan)
Spice, herb and vegetableTina LinemanNine on the Bortle2024-01 (Jan)
Fruit BeerAndrew CherryLemon Pie Beer2023-12 (Dec)
American IPAPietro CairaTimelord2023-11 (Nov)
Italian PilsnerPietro CairaSettebello2023-11 (Nov)
FestbierOnur ÇakaOnurfest2023-09 (Sept)
WiessebierWuilmer Venegas
La Margara2023-09 (Sept)
MarzenShane SchlesingerMowmow2023-08 (Aug)Gold at EHG’s Aurora Brewing Challenge, Silvers at Blazing Paddles & Cowtown Yeast Wrangler’s Round-Up, and Bronze Vanbrewers Awards & A.L.E.S. Open
California CommonEd HitchcockUncommon Common 2023-07 (July)
American PorterCarsten WeitemeyerThe Ballad of Peter Porter 2023-07 (July)GTA Brews Summer Showdown August 2022 and best of show.
Bia Hơi Chi-Linh DinhChi-Linh's Bia Hơi 2023-05 (May)
Best BitterLuke Van OortSir Bearington's Bitter2022-02 (February)
Imperial StoutGTA BrewsBourbon Barrel RIS2021-10 (October)
Spice, Herb or VegetableGuillaume Couture-LévesqueCaesar Beer2021-09 (September)
Rye IPAGuillaume Couture-LévesqueRye Table Pale Ale2021-09 (September)
Spice, Herb or VegetableTina LinemanSmokey Jack2021-09 (September)
Oatmeal StoutWeathered Souls Brewing Co. Black is Beautiful2020-06 (June)
American Pale AleDavid Chang-SangTrue North Strong and MEE2020-03 (March)
Black IPAChris HughesBlack Hop Down2020-02 (February)Brew Slam, Henderson Cup
Cider with Herbs, SpicesPeter HugCitrus Stepchild2020-01 (January)Because Beer
American Brown AleChris GeorgeWho’s That Brownnnnn2020-01 (January)
SaisonEvan BonsellSpider Eggs Super Saison2019-12 (December)
Dunkels BockClayton HoyDunkels Bock2019-11 (November)Brew Slam
DoppelbockEric CousineauDouble Diamond Doppelbock2019-11 (November)Brew Slam
Piwo GrodziskieDarrell KellyWedzony Golab2019-11 (November)Vanbrewer Awards, Because Beer, ALES Open
Red IPAIain RobertsonHoppy Amber2019-11 (November)Brew Slam, Aurora Brewing Challenge
American Pale AleChris HughesSide Hustle2019-11 (November)Winnipeg Brew Bombers Pro/Am
Cream AleMark HubbardCream Abdul-Jabbar2019-11 (November)Brew Slam, Winnipeg Brew Bombers Pro/Am
KölschMatt KingStorm King Kölsch2019-11 (November)Vanbrewer Awards, Aurora Brewing Challenge, ALES Open, Werthogs Beer Competition
GoseAndrew McCreadyWhat Gose Round2019-11 (November)Brew Slam, Vanbrewer Awards, Winnipeg Brew Bombers Pro/Am, ALES Open
Scottish ExportNick HodowskyScotty McScottface2019-11 (November)Brew Slam, Winnipeg Brew Bombers Pro/Am, Because Beer, Aurora Brewing Challenge, ALES Open
Irish Red AleBear AlbericoCongratulations Mike Van2019-10 (October)Brew Slam
American StoutEmily StoreyPlanck's Constout2019-08 (August)
Belgian Golden StrongGTA BrewsClub Brew: Belgian Golden Strong2019-08 (August)
Black IPAGTA BrewsClub Brew: Black IPA2019-08 (August)
Berliner WeisseGTA BrewsClub Brew: Berliner Weiss2019-08 (August)
Strong BitterGTA BrewsClub Brew: ESB2019-08 (August)
American WheatGTA BrewsClub Brew: Hoppy American Wheat2019-08 (August)
Oatmeal StoutGTA BrewsClub Brew: Rye Oatmeal Stout2019-08 (August)
Experimental BeerGTA BrewsClub Brew: Wet Hop Harvest Ale2019-08 (August)
American IPAGTA BrewsClub Brew: Citra SMASH2019-08 (August)
Sweet StoutColin GreenLack Toast and Tolerant2019-08 (August)Brew Slam, Spring Showdown
American Light LagerJon MainsMains Lager2019-07 (July)BOTY
SaisonMike VandervoortNHC Medal Saison2019-07 (July)NHC
Specialty IPA - NEIPAMike VandervoortHurricane Nat NEIPA2019-07 (July)Brew Slam
California CommonPietro CairaPietro Caira's California Common2019-07 (July)
SaisonMark VerokMark Verok's House Saison2019-07 (July)Brew Slam
Munich HellesChris SaundersChris Saunders German Helles2019-07 (July)
Bière de GardeChris SchryerChris Schryer Ardennes Farmhouse2019-07 (July)
German PilsMarcelo PanizaPilsnermonic2019-07 (July)Brew Slam
Imperial StoutEric CousineauBridal Brau2019-07 (July)
Black IPAMatti CowanBreath of the Kveik2019-07 (July)
Winter Seasonal BeerKieth CainesSpruce Tip Winter Ale2019-07 (July)Last Brewer Standing
Berliner WeissePatrick BrownBernie's Wife2019-07 (July)Vanbrewer Awards
American Pale AleAndrew KotowickCitra SMASH2019-07 (July)Brew Slam
Spice, Herb or VegetableClayton HoyCoconut Brown2019-07 (July)
Winter Seasonal BeerDavid GreenWinter Warmer2019-07 (July)
American Amber AleDoug AppeldoornSarsaparilla Amber Ale2019-07 (July)
Helles BockKieth CainesLBS Winning Maibock2019-06 (June)Last Brewer Standing

How to Add a Recipe

If you would like to get your recipe added into the database, please send an email to that meets the requirements laid out below. If you would like to nominate someone else's recipe, please email them to ask for the details we need, and CC

Note: We currently have a large backlog of recipes to add from Member Profiles, so please help us out by providing everything we need to add your recipe quickly.

We Require:

  • Brewer Name and Recipe Name
    • If you aren't the brewer, please CC them so we can get permission
  • A paragraph explaining the story behind the recipe
    • This will help motivate others to brew it!
  • BJCP subcategory name (for classification)
    • We can help categorize if you aren't sure
  • Pictures we can include in the post (of you, of the beer, of awards, etc..)
  • Recipe Format (BeerXML)
    • This recipe export format is available in most brewing software including Beersmith and Brewers Friend.
    • Before exporting, please make sure that you specify all necessary details in the brewing software. Any special notes/instructions should go in Recipe Notes field of your brewing software.
    • This recipe is an example of the result of a complete BeerXML file

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