• Watermelon Ale Home Brewing Beer Kit

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Unlike the cold of Winter which tends to increase one's appreciation of strong, full-flavored beers, the heat of Summer is more conducive to a refreshing beer with a lower alcohol content. With this in mind, we have developed William's Watermelon Ale, a wheat beer accented with a touch of natural watermelon flavor. This is a light wheat beer (alcohol about 3.8%) with a touch (a slight hint) of natural watermelon flavor added just before bottling. Ideal for Summer drinking, especially if served in a tall glass and garnished with a slice of watermelon. Alcohol: 3.8%, IBU's 25.

Includes 6 pounds of our blended wheat malt extract (60% wheat and 40% pale malt), flavoring hops, natural watermelon flavoring, liquid wheat yeast, and corn sugar for carbonation. Makes 5 gallons with a starting gravity of at least 1.042.  Ease of brewing: Beginner


Click to download the instructions in pdf format.
This shows our Watermelon Ale after about 3 weeks in the bottle.

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by Todd Stark
on 7/28/2019
from Washington
Not quite right
Few years back I couldn't make enough of this kit.  People just loved it!  Then they took it off market for a year or two and this is the first I have seen it back so I bought it up quick.  I didn't get the same response.  Most said it didn't really taste like watermelon.  Now it is possible it was in my fermentation that tossed it off but I do use a chamber and control my temps.  I had some say it tasted like Cotton Candy, others said they tasted a little bubble gum, nobody said they could taste watermelon.
by Nollan
on 6/21/2015
from Palm Coast
ist time to brew this
Turned out very well for the first time. Put over ice and it is like a watermelon wine. My wife just love it. Great summer time drink. Very light and easy to drink 
by Bob
on 10/11/2014
from PA
add ice and it like a wine cooler
Not a bad tasting beer with a mild watermelon flavor, great in summer to be in a tube in the pool and have one of these in hand. More like a wine cooler we add ice and like it that way best.
by jeanine
on 12/8/2013
from Duluth
Watermelon Wheat
It was strong in the watermelon flavor, but not too sweet. It was good.
by Keith
on 7/25/2013
from Limerick, PA
Great Beer!
Another flawless beer from William's.  We did experience quite the active fermentation and feared a potentially contaminated batch due to the multiple air lock cleanups, etc but it calmed down after 3 days or so.  The effort was worth it; one of my daughter's friends works at a national pub chain that specializes in local draft brews and she said they could sell this as-is.  Just the right amount of watermelon character.  Definitely give this one a try!
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Scott
7/9/2018 6:13:12 AM
Can I keg this beer? Will the flavor hold?
Yes, kegging works well with this light wheat beer.
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