Strong - Aug 2020 - BeerCo Brewing & Distilling News...  🍻 📡📻 📺📜 🙏

Strong - Aug 2020 - BeerCo Brewing & Distilling News... 🍻 📡📻 📺📜 🙏

Dermott Dowling

Hop this finds you CoVid Safe as we all head into Lockdown Stage 4 in Melbrewin' as the Global Pandemic continues to disrupt our daily lives and small family owned and independent craft brewers and distillers.  Stay Strong! Stay Positive! Stay Safe! We will get through this together!

We would firstly like to tank you our wonderful customers for sticking with us and reasure you we are still fully operational and shipping it FAST! and sate and happy during #COVID19 Pandemic.  We are fully compliant with all Australian Federal and State Government regulations and are CoVid Safe in our operational practices inside Warehouse and alongside our supply and logistics partners. 

Be patient as local and international logistics networks are under immense pressure due to a surge in online orders across multiple industries.  Shop Smart! Stay Home! Shop Online.  As we always like to say - SAVE VALUABLE BREWING AND DISTILLING TIME BY SHOPPING ONLINE!

Please also note, there are NO LOCAL PICKUPS! We are an international Pik N Pak N Dispatch Wholesale and eTail Home and Craft Brewing and Distilling Supply company.  Please do not present at our warehouse or you will be sent home immediately unless you are a licenced safe transport company delivering or picking up goods.

There are a lot of exciting NEW! products of the month and news to share this month on with the News....

Malt of the Month - Crisp Dextrin Malt - Hop of the Month - BRU-1™ US Hops - NEW! - Yeast of the Month - Lallemand Brewing WildBrew™ Philly Sour Yeast - NEW! - Adjunct of the Month - Novozymes - AMG 300 L BrewQ - Glucoamylase - BeerCo Recipe of the Month - Mocha | Porter | BeerCo All Grain Brewing Kit - Equipment of the Month - 100L Oak Whisky Barrels - How to Brew like a Pro Video - Yeast 101 - Part 2 - with Lallemand Brewing and what has been and gone and is coming up on our Brewing and Distilling NEW! Virtual Events Calendar in 2020.  

On with the Brewing & Distilling News....Stay Strong! Stay Safe and Healthy .... and wishing you all a beery happy Brewing and/or Distilling month of August!

Cheers #BrewHappy #DistillHappy always

Dermott Dowling
Managing Director,
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UniGrain Rolled Rye
Crisp Dextrin Malt
Crisp Dextrin Malt
$5.95/1Kg - $74.95/25Kg (SAVE 40%)

Crisp Dextrin Malt is an alternative malt for CaraPils, CaraFoam, Torrefied Wheat. Tasting Notes - Neutral. Added as a foam and body enhancer. Usage Guidance: Between 5-15% of the Grist. Can provide body without impact to colour for pilsners and low or mid-strength ales and IPAs. Contributes to head formation.

Pack Sizes and Prices:

  • 1 Kg Bag $5.95/Kg
  • 5 Kg Bag $23.80 (SAVE 20% OFF 1 Kg Price)
  • 25 Kg Bag $74.95 (SAVE 40% OFF 1 Kg Bag Price)
  • Click here for Trade Account Wholesale orders and pricing $1.90/Kg exc. GST (SAVE 65% OFF 1Kg Retail Price)

Batch Analysis:

Typical Analysis






7.0% max

7.0% min

7.0% max


300.0 L°/kg




2.0-3.0 EBC

2.5-3.5 EBC

1.5-2.0 °L





SNR/KI/ST ratio




Other Crisp Specialty Malts you might like to try!

Put some foam, body and head on your next Brew Happy!
BRU-1™ US Hops - NEW!
BRU-1™ US Hops - NEW!
A$9.95/100g - A$348.25/5Kg (SAVE 30% OFF 100g Price)


BRU-1 US Hops are notable for its distinct sweet fruit aroma that is often described as pineapple. When used as a whirlpool or dry hop addition, BRU-1 delivers the aroma of freshly cut pineapple and green fruits.

BRU-1 is synergistic with other hops creating a depth of fruit flavor. BRU-1 has also been shown to improve haze stability in certain beer styles.


  • Type 90 AU Hop Pellets

Pack Sizes and Prices!

  • 100g $9.95 inc GST
  • 250g $21.95 (SAVE 10% OFF 100g Price)
  • 500g $41.95 (SAVE 15% OFF 100g Price)
  • 1 Kg $99.95 (SAVE 20% OFF 100g Price)
  • 5 Kg $348.25 (SAVE 30% OFF 100g Price)


  • Pineapple, Pear, Apple, Fresh Cut Grass

Analytical Data:

  • Crop: 2019 Alpha: 15.7% ASBC Spectro Batch: I-9083

You might also like to try some of these other ON SALE! SPECIAL PRICES! US Hops 

Put some Pineapple BRU-1 in Your next Brew Hoppy!
Webinar - Yeast 101 - Part 2 with our great mates at Lallemand Brewing - Dan McCulloch | Technical Manager | Asia Pacific and Erin Glass | Technical Manager | Rocky Mountain Region | USA and Marie Coppet | Homebrew Sales Manager | Europe. In part 2 we cover off some Frequently Asked Questions from our customers like + Oxygenation - at time of Pitching and during Fermentation + Rehydration and Yeast Starters for Dry Yeast + Yeast Autolysis + Forced Fermentation Tests proudly resell an extensive range of Lallemand Brewing Yeast in 11g Sachets for Home Brewers and 500g Bricks for Craft Brewers. Head on over to the shop at and use the coupon code "lallemand" for 10% OFF your first purchase at Special tanks to Dan and Erin and Marie for sharing their insights and experience with us and our wonderful brewing community. For more knowledge and resources we direct customers to the excellent resources available on the Lallemand Brewing website including the Best Practices on Rehydration referred to by Marie in this video - link below: Another great reference is the Lallemand Brewing Yeast Pitching Calculator link here:
Lallemand Brewing WildBrew™ Philly Sour Yeast - NEW!
Lallemand Brewing WildBrew™ Philly Sour Yeast - NEW!

WildBrew™ Philly Sour is a unique species of Lachancea selected from nature by University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA, USA. (Patent pending N° PCT/US20 18/043 148). WildBrew™

Philly Sour produces moderate amounts of lactic acid in addition to ethanol in one simple fermentation step. This first yeast in the WildBrew™ series is a great choice for innovative, sessionable sour beers with refreshing acidity and notes of stone fruit. With high attenuation, high flocculation and good head retention, WildBrew™ Philly Sour is an ideal yeast for traditional styles such as Berliner Weiss, Gose, American Lambic Style, American Wild Ales and its resistance to hops make it perfect for Sour IPA’s.

Pack Size and Price:

  • $7.95 inc GST for 11g Sachet
  • $ inc GST for 500g Brick

Other Lallemand Brewing Yeast you might like to try in your next Brew Happy!: Available in 11g sachets for Home Brewers and 500g Bricks for Craft Brewers

Stay Sour with NEW! Lallemand Philly Sour Yeast!
Novozymes - AMG 300 L BrewQ - Glucoamylase
Novozymes - AMG 300 L BrewQ - Glucoamylase
$29.95 / 1 Litre - $429.95 / 25Kg (SAVE 40% OFF 1Kg Price)

Novozymes AMG® 300 L BrewQ - In this product the key enzyme activity is provided by glucoamylase that hydrolyzes (1,4)- and (1,6)-alpha-D-glucosidic linkages at the non-reducing ends of polysaccharides.

AMG® 300 L BrewQ is a classic glucoamylase for producing highly fermentable glucose-based worts.


● Customized solutions to reach specific attenuation targets and needs
● Manage consumer trends towards low-calorie and light beers
● Opportunity to reach desired maltose to glucose ratios
● Obtain the desired level of fermentable sugars every time

Pack Sizes and Prices:

  • 1 Litre Bottle $29.95 inc GST 
  • 25 Kg Jerry Can $429.95 inc GST (SAVE 40% on 1 Litre Price)

AMG® 300 L BrewQ - Product Data Sheet

AMG® 300 L BrewQ - Safety Data Sheet

Other novozymes you might like to try in your next Brew or Distillation Happy!
enzyme Happy with novozymes
Gordon - Mocha Porter - BeerCo All Grain Kit
Gordon - Mocha Porter - BeerCo All Grain Kit
A$59.95 - A$64.95

Gordon | Mocha Porter is a rich bold Colombian Coffee and Coffee Infused Chocolate American Porter.  Who doesn't love Coffee? Who doesn't love Chocolate? What better combination to keep you warm and wired up this winter.  With a British Yeast to pair the esters with the rich malts and coffee and chocolate you will find Gordon is just the tonic you need to survive a cool winter or warm up anytime of the brewing year!

Cheers! Prost #brewhappy always #enjoyresponsibly

Go Gordon for Maximum Mocha Porter Warmth
100L American Oak Whisky Barrels
100L American Oak Whisky Barrels

We have secured an extremely small and rare supply of ex-Whisky barrels available at the moment (only 6 of these 100 Litre Oak Single Fill Whisky Barrels available).

These barrels originally started off 6 x 100L Hillrock Whisky Single Fill American Oak Barrels filled at the famous Hillrock Estate Distillery on the family farm in Ancram, New York State, USA.

These barrels are 100L, and priced to SELL OUT FAST!

Barrels of Fun! Buy One! 100L Oak Barrel
Been and Gone BeerCo Events and Webinars to brush up your Brewing and/or Distilling Knowledge: