Big Ed's Craft Ale Kits

Visit our Facebook page to take part in this fantastic competition.

There you will find this picture of some Cascade Hops. These hops are supplied with some of our kits (both the Chocolate Fountain and the Yankee PA contain Cascade hops, see for more info). On opening a bag of these American hops you are hit by a delicious flowery and spicy, citrus-like aroma with a distinct grapefruit characteristic.
Cascade hops are part of a trio of hops, known as the Three Cs, that have been instrumental in American Craft Brewing. Between them these hops can deliver pungent citrus qualities, high bittering potential and earthy, spicy, herbal flavours - it can be argued that their development and use was largely responsible for redefining pale ales and IPAs.

The prize for this competition is £15 off your next purchase at This could buy you an ingredient pack, some PET bottles or a variety of accessories.

To enter this competition you simply need to like this post and put your answer to the following question in the comments box:

Q: What are the names of the two other hop varieties that, along with Cascade, make up the Three Cs?

Also, please tag a friend who may be interested in taking part in the competition.

The winners name will be chosen at random from the list of entrants with the correct answers – using a number generated at

Only one entry per person. People with multiple entries will be disqualified.

Closing date for entries is: 20th September 2014. The winner will be announced here on the 23rd September 2014.

NB: This competition is in no way sponsored by, administered by, endorsed by or associated with Facebook.

Written by Edward Thatcher — September 11, 2014

Equipment + Ingredients from £105 (total cost)

Please ensure you buy one set of equipment and at least one ingredient pack to make up a complete kit!


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