Tom Caxton – the name that all home beer makers will remember. Tom Caxton launched the “homebrew” concept and brought this fascinating hobby to the attention of the British public back in the 1970’s by a series of highly visible advertising campaigns and good distribution through High Street outlets.
Our name has always been synonymous with quality. You can trust a Tom Caxton beer kit to brew beers of the highest quality and character. This is because we do not compromise on the quality or selection of our raw materials. We use only the best malts and hops and provide the home beer maker with a yeast strain that has been carefully chosen for its hardy and robust character and an ability to turn our balanced grist formulations into fine beers.
Today you can choose the Tom Caxton beer kit to suit your palate. Our range is carefully designed to offer a wide variety of beer styles, true to type and simple to make. Take home a “Tom Caxton” today – make it your beer!
Best Bitter - With this beer making kit you’ll brew a full bodied bitter, dark golden amber in colour with a distinctive malt flavour. And by adding the unique hop extract sachet, you’ll give your beer a wonderful aroma of country hops.
Dark Real Ale - When you feel like a glass or two of rich, warming and satisfyingly dark ale, pour yourself a pint of Dark Real Ale – for generations a fine partner to a good fire and good company.
Lager - As the sun dips below the horizon on a warm summers evening, nothing beats a long refreshing glass of lager – and that’s just what you’ll get from this beer making kit.
Export Strong Bitter - Now here’s a rich ‘Winter Warmer’, strong, smooth and malty. Just the tipple to encourage lively conversation and keep the long winter nights at bay
Real Ale - With this beermaking kit you’ll discover the flavours behind an age old ale. And by adding the unique hop extract sachet, you’ll give your beer a wonderful aroma of country hops.
Pilsner Lager - This beer making kit brews a traditional full bodied lager. And by adding the unique hop extract sachet, you’ll give your beer a wonderful aroma of country hops.
Yorkshire Bitter - If you like your bitter slightly sweeter and more rounded, you’ll really appreciate this Traditional Yorkshire Bitter. Its rich red-brown in colour, full of flavour in classic North of England style.
All the Beer kits will require a fermentable such as 1kg Fermenting sugar required or Beer Enhancer
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You will require basic brewing equipment to make the beer kit
Here is a simple starter kit Starter Kit With Barrel to allow you to make the beer if you have not already got brewing equipment
Below is a list of the essential equipment needed to make a beer kit
Fermenting Bin 25 ltrs + - To ferment the beer in
Pressure Barrel or Pet Bottles, 2 packs enough for 5 gallons of beer - To Store and condition the beer ready for drinking
Syphon Equipment - To aid moving the beer from the fermenter to the barrel or bottles
Hydrometer - To Measure the gravity of the beer when it starts and finishes
LCD Thermometer - Sticks on the fermenting bin to help you get the right brewing temperature 16oC - 24oC is best for beer
Steriliser - Not equipment but is essential part to keep all equipment clean and sterilised when used
Water - Beer is made from 95% water. Tap water will be fine, filtered is better to remove the chlorine will help give you the best result.