Best Case DIY Craft Beer

Best Case Beer



Since 1993, we have been designing delicious craft beers, for both ourselves and for our thirsty customers. Our tried and true recipes have been fine-tuned over the years, and the very best of these have been selected for our Best Case DIY Craft Beer kits.

With easy to follow instructions, it has never been easier to brew your own delicious craft beer. All you need is a pot and regular beer fermenting equipment.

BYOB - "Be your own Brew Master" and taste the difference that fresh ingredients make.


A large pot (at least 14 litres)
Standard beer making equipment
Step 1: Steep the crushed grain in hot water using the grain bag.
Step 2: Remove the grain bag, add malt extract and hops.
Step 3: Boil for 30 minutes.
Step 4: Pour into pail and top up with cold water.
Step 5: Add yeast and ferment.

Detailed instructions:
Best Case Instructions (English)
Best Case Instructions (French)
Best Case "Silly Yak" Instructions
Best Case "Tilford's Nit-Wit" Instructions



Best Case Beer is the realization and revitalization of a community long forgotten. For some time, beer has taken a back seat to other cultural focal points and held close by only a few. In the last few years, however, craft brewing and beer culture has made a tremendous resurgence and placed itself more rightfully as the social connection among many. Beer has transformed itself from a simple bubbly drink to a conversation piece, a chemistry and a fine art. At Best Case we are striving to push beer further than it’s gone before to unite our cause and to learn and teach the appreciation of fine crafted ale and lager.

We hope to play a pivotal role not just in brewing, but in the community by joining forces with local breweries, pubs and you “The Home Brewer.” We draw from 20 years of brewing experience by Halifax locals Steven and Mark Haynes, who have not just been working in the industry for this time, but are also avid brewers. It is their devotion to this industry that spawned an idea years ago to formulate craft beer recipes that can be easily brewed in our own home. Now with the explosion of the craft beer market, we have taken it to the next level. Best Case is not just a product. It is a community, a life style and a passion.