Caribou Slobber Extract Kit w/ Specialty Grains

SKU: U1990
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It's brown, it's named after a large North American ungulate, and its name suggests oral incontinence. Ah, we market product with our minds, but we drink beer with our mouths! Which is why this American brown ale is your new favorite session beer. Dense layers of malt, caramel, baking chocolate, and a hint of light-roast coffee give way to reveal a hop character you'll be surprised to find if you're used to drinking English brown ale. The finish is complex but balanced, and the gravity is not so high as to keep you from having another.

Caribou Slobber Extract Kit with Specialty Grains

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pretty good brew Review by David
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I enjoyed the caribou slobber, not my go to beer, but a pretty good brew, seems like a good year around beer, not too heavy, not too light, good flavor, I don't care for brown ales but this is good all around--cheers (Posted on 5/11/14)
Better with age Review by Thomas
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This was my first attempt at home brewing. After 4 weeks in primary and 2 weeks of bottle conditioning I wasn't too impressed with the results. It tasted ok, but smelled stale when poured into a glass and was under carbed. I summed it up to my inexperience in brewing and figured I had made some mistakes during the brew process. After 2 months in the bottle it started to really develop its taste. Just tried another at 5 months and WOW! The funky smell is gone and it taste great. Definitely recommend letting this one sit a while. (Posted on 5/5/14)
Great brew! Review by Nick
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So I did about 3 batches with the ol Mr. beer kit before I decided to grow up and get the northern brewer deluxe kit...great decision! I went ahead and made a yeast starter for this brew to ensure high quality and it really paid off. 2 weeks primary, 2 more secondary. I tried one after 1 week in the bottle and got nervous about the strong bitterness aftertaste...a week later and it mellowed out Soo much!!! My friend only drinks lame yellow beer in a can and I gave him one and he is in love! He said if he can brew this himself he won't buy that crap flavorless beer anymore! Such a great beer that continues to get better with time. Solid body, little to no hoppiness and you can drink this year round.

Next batch I want something with more bite being from the northwest so I'll be digging an IPA or that bourbon porter for the cold winter. You can't go wrong with the kit and this recipe do it!!! Your friends and family will no longer laugh at your hobby! My Mr. Beer batches got dumped they all tasted terrible this is the real deal! (Posted on 5/4/14)
May be my new go-to beer Review by Christopher
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I have brewed this twice now, just to make sure the first one wasn't a fluke of luck! I used the Danstar yeast, and did not do a secondary, just 4 weeks in the primary, bottled, conditioned 2 weeks. WOW! I can't keep this stuff around because everyone who tries this one isn't interested in any of my other brews. It is going to be a regular, and may just be my new go-to brew. Easy and EXCELLENT!! 5 stars plus! (Posted on 4/29/14)
First Brew Review by Seth
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Overall not a bad brew. This was my first and it went pretty well. There are some flavors that are not pleasant with this, the beer itself is fine but the burps are almost plasticy. I contribute this to my water and will try this again with bottled water to confirm. O.G. was 1.052 F.G. 1.020 slighlty over 4 weeks of fermentation. (Posted on 4/15/14)
WOW Review by Smokey
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This is really good beer I did my secondary over coco nibs (I don't think necessary but nice) and anyone who taste it loves it to death! I could drink this every single day with no complaint trust me you want this beer!!! (Posted on 4/13/14)
Great beer Review by Eric
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This was my beer that I've ever brewed. Great beer and I will brew this beer again in the near future. (Posted on 4/10/14)
All around great Brown Review by Scott
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Brown Ales can often be boring and lifeless. Not this one. This came with my 5-gallon brewing kit. Despite being an extract, you really taste the maltiness. It has a heavier body for a brown which feels nice on the tongue. It also has flavors of caramel and light coffee.

I used the Danstar that came with it. It was sufficient for the brew without a starter. I did need to use a blow off tube for a day, but it settled nicely after. I did two weeks in primary, 2 in secondary, two in bottle before initial opening. I then left the bottles at cellar temperatures and found the best flavor balance around 2 months.

All around great beer. Will likely be a repeat! (Posted on 4/7/14)
Caribou Slobber Review by Jason
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Excellent little kit! I almost wish it wasn't so delicious and easy to drink, so it would last longer… (Posted on 3/28/14)
great now...awesome later Review by 4acrebrew
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I brewed this ale following the instructions. It's an easy and FUN beer to create. After bottle conditioning for two weeks, it tasted great. I've just popped the top on one after 9 months and the flavors are really coming through!!! It's now an awesome beer. Nice caramel malty flavor kinda rum-raison coming out at the end. I will most certainly keep this one in my rotation. (Posted on 3/20/14)

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