Stan Hieronymus (author of Brew Like a Monk) and Kristen England (BJCP Continuing Education Director) bring this special kit to your table. A wonderful example of a Belgian strong dark ale that brewed in the Trappist fashion. A very dangerous beer that seems lighter than its (approximately) 9% abv would suggest. High carbonation, peppery alcohol, spicy cloves, rum-raisin and caramelized figs. Simply sublime!
Recommended:2-stage fermentation and yeast starter.
Note: If you wish to achieve a level of carbonation similar to the commercial examples of this beer, add an additional 1 to 2 oz plain table sugar to the priming solution.