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May 28, 2020 / by Darryl

Canadian Homebrew Day 2020

Title: Canadian Homebrew Day 2020

Subtitle: The Great Canadian Lawnmower Beer

Date: Sunday June 7th, 2020

Location: TBD - streaming/viewing details will be updated here

Time: 11AM

Topic: Virtual Brew Day

The Yeast Wranglers invite you to celebrate Canadian Homebrew Day by joining us for a “Virtual Brew Day” on Sunday June 7th at 11:00 AM. (For more information on Canadian Homebrew Day, visit the Canadian Homebrewers Association website at

The “official” beer style will be a Cream Ale, but feel free to brew your own favourite lawnmower beer (or any style for that matter).

Cream Ale Recipe

"Cream ale is a crisp, clean, dry beer, like an American standard lager with a little too much malt presence." Jamil Zainasheff


  • 9 lbs - base malt
  • 1 lbs - flaked corn
  • 0.75 lbs - sugar
  • 1.5 oz - Low AA hop @ 4% (1 oz @ 60 min, 0.5 oz at flameout) (OR less amount of smooth bittering high AA hop)


  • Mash at 149 F for 90 min.
  • Boil for 90 min (to reduce DMS)
  • Any neutral ale or lager yeast, fermented at cool but not cold temperatures. (15-18 deg C)


  • Batch Size: 5.5 gal
  • OG 1.050
  • FG: 1.009
  • ABV: 5.5%
  • IBU: 18
  • Color: 3 SRM

If you would like to participate by streaming your brew day, please send an email to The first 5 Yeast Wranglers to sign-up will get some free base malt for their Cream Ale.