Speed - Jan 2020 - BeerCo Brewing & Distilling News...  🍻 📡📻 📺📜

Speed - Jan 2020 - BeerCo Brewing & Distilling News... 🍻 📡📻 📺📜

Dermott DowlingJan 5, '20

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Ever feel like everything is speeding up all around you and the only time you get to kick back and relax is when you finish a long days work with a glass of your finest ale or spirit in hand.  Well, we would like to help you out by saving your valuable queuing and brewing and distilling time by shipping your orders out FAST! LOW FLAT RATE! or FREE SHIPPING!

Don't spend your precious waking hours stuck in traffic!  Let our amazing logistics partners bring you your brewing and distilling goodies to you so you can spend more time doing what you love - Brewing and Distilling Happy!

Drop us a line anytime at Service@BeerCo.com.au or call us on +61 490 501 392 or call me personally on +61 400 040 195 or drop me an email at dermott@BeerCo.com.au if you feel like we have dropped the ball or let you down in any way no matter how small or big.  At BeerCo.com.au we are always open to your feedback as we strive to serve you better each and every day, week, month and year!

Speaking of NEW! Year, we hop you had a great festive season with family and friends, stayed safe and we have a lot of NEW! and exciting products to share this month ...so on with the News....

Malt of the Month - Crisp Extra Light Crystal 100 Malt - Hop of the Month - Ella AU Hops - Yeast of the Month - DistilaMax® XP - BeerCo Recipe of the Month - Howzatt | Gose All Grain Recipe Kit - Equipment of the Month - 50L Oak Whisky Barrels and what's coming up on our Brewing and Distilling Events Calendar in 2020.

Last but not least from all our families at BeerCo.com.au to yours we wish you a happy healthy and fun filled New Year great beer and spirit enjoyed responsibly and brewed and distilled by you!

On with the BeerCo.com.au Brewing News....put us to the speed test...and let us serve You!...Our Search is Your Satisfaction!

Hoppy New Years Beers and Spirits

Dermott Dowling
Managing Director at BeerCo Pty Ltd
Address  Unit 1 / 1-3 Disney Avenue, Keilor East, VIC 3033 
Phone  +61 490 501 392 
Mobile  +61 400 040 195 
Email  dermott@BeerCo.com.au 
Website  BeerCo.com.au 
Crisp Extra Light Crystal gives a subtle caramel flavour Crystal 100
Crisp eXtra Light Crystal 100 Malt - NEW!
Crisp eXtra Light Crystal 100 Malt - NEW!
$5.95/1Kg - $89.25/25Kg (SAVE 40%)

Crystal and Cara Malts are so named for the caramelisation and crystallization of the sugars present in the barley kernel.  Crisp take green malt from germination and apply heat while maintaining the moisture content so they are able to liquify the endosperm of the barley, transforming the starch into sugars.  Heat is then applied and the caramelisation begins.  In the case of Crystal Malts, when the endosperm cools, sugar crystals are formed. When you cut across the grain the glassy sheen of crystalized sugar can be seen.  Each Crystal Malt imparts a clean, nutty, caramel-like sweetness to your beers.

Crisp Extra Light Crystal 100 Malt gives a subtle caramel flavour. 

Pack Sizes:

  • 1 Kg Bag $5.95
  • 5 Kg Bag $23.80 (SAVE 20% on 1Kg Price)
  • 25 Kg Sack $89.25 (SAVE 20% on 1Kg Price)
  • Trade/Wholesale $2,350/MT ex GST or $2.35/Kg (SAVE 55% on 1Kg Price) in mixed minimum orders over 10 x 25Kg of Crisp and Malteurop. Send your trade/wholesale inquiries to us at Service@BeerCo.com.au

Batch Analysis


  • Milds
  • Bitters
  • Best Bitters






Moisture 5.5% max 5.5% min 5.5% max
Extract 271 L°/kg 72% 72%
Colour 90 - 110 EBC 100 - 120 EBC 38.2 - 45.7 °L

Other Crisp Crystal and Cara Malts you might like to try!
  • Crisp Cara Gold Malt  yields fruity and toffee flavour notes that are carried through to the beer.
  • Crisp Cara Malt improves body, foam retention and beer stability whilst adding little colour
  • Crisp Light Crystal 150 Malt is a great malt for adding sweet, caramel flavour to pale/amber ales. IPA’s and bitters.
Try NEW! Crisp eXtra Light Crystal 100 Malt
Ella™ AU Hops
Ella™ AU Hops
$8.95/100g - $313.25/5Kg (SAVE 30% OFF 100g Price)

Ella™ CULTIVAR NUMBER 01-220-060 was born in Victoria in 2001. Early appearances revealed strong floral, noble hop character complemented with a delicious spicy finish. 

Ella™ produces medium to large hop cones that have a strong floral flavour with a deliciously spicy finish. Pare her back for subtle notes of floral and spice that work well in a variety of lagers, or let her loose for a big tropical flavour that is made for highly hopped styles.

Brewer Tips:

A high level of essential oil presents many options to brewers, who will be rewarded with enticing flavour combinations when varying doses are added to the mix.


  • Floral and Spice

Analytical Data:

  • Harvest Year: 2019 | Batch:VU 136 | Alpha Acid 16.2%
You might also like to try some of these other great AU Hops:
  • Enigma - white grape, redcurrant and rockmelon
  • Super Pride - classic Australian bittering resin
  • Cascade - classic citrus fruit
  • Galaxy - passionfruit, peach and citrus
Try Ella™ AU Hops in Your next Brew Happy!
DistilaMax® XP - Lallemand Craft Distilling - NEW!
DistilaMax® XP - Lallemand Craft Distilling - NEW!
A$79.95 / 500g

DistilaMax® XP has been selected especially for its ability to ferment maltose, maltotriose and other sugars in malted grain feedstock.

DistilaMax XP displays a good temperature tolerance and performs well at temperatures from 20°C up to 35°C.

  • Temp Range 25°C – 36°C
  • High alcohol tolerance
  • Aromatic profile
Other DistilaMax® Active Dry Yeast you might like to try:
  • DistilaMax® RM - Lallemand Craft Distilling - NEW! $79.95 / 500g - Saccharomyces cerevisiae that was selected for use in the production of rum and other cane-based spirits.
  • DistilaMax® NT - Lallemand Craft Distilling $79.95 / 500g - produces a congener profile that is well suited to malted barley whisky such as increasing complexity and fruity characters even at high temperatures.
  • DistilaMax® MW - Lallemand Craft Distilling $69.95 / 500g - for use in the production of malt whisky by fermentation of wort made from malted barley.
Try DistilaMax® XP - Lallemand Craft Distilling Yeast
Howzat! Gose | BeerCo All Grain Recipe Kit
Howzat! Gose | BeerCo All Grain Recipe Kit
$59.95 - $64.95

Howzat! When you want something that is line and length and pitch perfect every time sometimes you need to turn back time and dig into brewing history for some brewspiration! Howzat | Gose is a classic German style reincarnated that is Leipziger Gose. This spontaneously top-fermented German style wheat beer is an uncommon brew soured via lactic fermentation and flavored with coriander and salt.  Just what you need to keep the throat wet when your screaming Howzat! at the Umpire or the Television during the #SummerofCricket #Howzat #Gose better get your brewing on and brew some!

Howzat! Get me a Gose mate! What a brew happy!
50L ex TAS Whisky Barrels - French or American - Oak
50L ex TAS Whisky Barrels - French or American - Oak
$395 inc. GST

Oh me Oh my! These are top quality from Internationally Renown World Gold Whisky Medal Winning Tasmanian Distillery - 50L American and French Oak Whisky Barrels - just drained and extremely limited stock - pre-orders until 31 Jan for shipping out to you early Feb 2020!

1st Life:

These barrels started their life as wine barrels in the world-famous Barossa Valley where they held Barossa red wine for a number of years.

2nd Life:

In their second life, they were used to hold and mature some of the country’s most celebrated Tawney (Port) for many years.

3rd Life:

After they had served their time maturing sweet fortified Tawny, they were sent down to the Tasmanian Cask Company where they were hand coopered into smaller barrels for a local whisky producer, along with receiving a shave and generous charr. In their 3rd life, they held and matured Tasmanian whisky from a producer that has won the highest awards locally and internationally for their whisky.

4th Life:

These barrels are now looking for their 4th home.  Our Search is Your Satisfaction! Can you look after these barrels and store your own precious clean or sour beer or spirit?

Barrels of Fun! Buy One NOW!
Upcoming Events to put in your Brewing and Distilling Calendar: