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Northy 12 Belgian Quad All-Grain Kit


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If you can’t buy it, why not make it? Taking its flavor cues from one of the most sought-after beers in the world, Northy 12 is an amazingly complex treat.

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Northy 12 Belgian Quad All-Grain Kit

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If you can’t buy it, why not make it? Taking its flavor cues from one of the most sought after beers in the world, Northy 12 is an amazingly complex treat. Its deep ruby - mahogany hue is the canvas for flavors of raisins, caramel sweetness, and tart dark fruits, as its smooth and luscious body fades into a lingering dry finish. Northy 12 is cloaked with a silky, lacy and firm off white head exuding a montage of toffee, honey, caramel, and phenolic aromas. If you can display the patience of a monk and abstain from immediate consumption, aging will do wonders for this beer.
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Beer Kit Yield 5 Gallons
Recipe and Instructions Click Here for Northy 12 Belgian Quad All-Grain Kit Brewing Instructions
Regional Style Belgian
Original Gravity 1090
Total Time to Make 4 months
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I decided to wait as long as possible to actually review this kit, as I didn't want to review something i hadn't had the chance to taste. I still haven't tried the "finished" product, but coming out of the fermenter I have to say, this thing tastes amazing! Fermented using WLP540 yeast @ 67f. I will be brewing this again within the next few months.
August 14, 2016
Well worth the wait!
Brewed and used WL P530 starter that I doubled two times. I left it in the secondary 6 months. Bottled and gave it 2 weeks. Very easy on the mouth and is an amazingly complex treat. At 12% you will see visions if you have more than two. Well worth the wait.
June 19, 2016
Amazing depth of flavor to this beer
I used the Omega Yeast option w/ a yeast starter . The fermentation was one of the most active that I've witnessed. Definitely use a blow-off tube and have plenty of headspace in the fermenter. The flavor of this beer is worth all of the work and the wait. Will brew again soon.
January 29, 2017
Great Quad
I've been on a string of making several Belgian beers recently and this one was fantastic, way better than the first quad I made. I used Wyeast 3787 and let it age for three months in a glass carboy before putting it in a keg. It was a test of my patience, but it was worth the wait!
September 5, 2016
Still in fermenter
Everything arrived correctly. The beer is still fermenting.
August 29, 2016
Too early to comment.
Too early to comment.
July 4, 2016
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After a 3 month secondary should additional yeast be added for bottling?
A shopper on Nov 23, 2016
The instructions don't say, but I'm assuming either use a starter or 2 packs of yeast. Also, don't I have to pitch yeast again just before bottling with a quad like this? I got 2 packs of Trappist High Gravity for initial fermentation. Will I want another pack of the same for bottling?
P U on Apr 2, 2016

That is correct, you will either want to pitch two packs, or do a yeast starter with a high gravity beer like that. Realistically, 1 pack will get through the fermentation, but the yeast might be pretty stressed. As for adding yeast for bottling, I would use Danstar CBC-1 or Champagne yeast. These yeast strains can handle high alcohol volumes, and they will only digest simple sugars. I hope that this helps!
I would love to bottle about 3 gallons of this and keg the other 2. Would you recommend not kegging at all? Or, if you think it'd be alright, what should I force carb this to?
D E on Jan 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: What you want to do should work fine. Just make sure to mix the sugar in safely at the right time, so maybe siphon beer into the keg and then proceed to siphon the rest into a bottle bucket and mix with sugar there. Or you can just mix the sugar into both and put some in the keg, and then let the keg sit at room temp for at least 2-3 weeks to carbonate. Otherwise you can follow the same carboantion procedures you usually use - the beer should be highly carbonated, probably to 2.7- 3.2 volumes of CO2. I hope this helps!
The ACCUmash Water Treatment option is for a beer with a SRM > 28, but there is no dark malts in the grain bill? All the color for the beer comes from the addition of the dark candy syrup added late in the boil. Is there enough minerals in the ACCUmash packet to put the pH in the right range during the mash?
J P on Nov 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Great question. You may want to check the pH and be ready to adjust if needed. This is still the correct accumash because of the mineral/ion balance and resulting flavor will be better suited to this resulting brew. The mash pH would not be perfect however more than likely. Cheers! James J!
I am going to be brewing the all-grain kit soon. I plan on using 2 packages of WLP530 with a fairly large starter. Do you think getting decent attenuation will be a problem or should I consider adding some sugar when fermentation starts to slow? Thoughts?
Kevin R on Aug 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I would not do that. Make sure your mash temperature is correct and then pitch enough healthy yeast and it will attenuate to completion as a nice dry finish.
How much priming sugar should I use before bottling this?
P U on Aug 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: 2/3 of a cup is the typical amount. I would also recommend adding 1/3 of a pack of Nottingham dry yeast at bottling time. This will help ensure there is viable yeast to create the carbonation.

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