Deluxe Brewing Starter Kit

SKU: U760X
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Folks tend to become very passionate about homebrewing after a batch or two, but we’ve also seen a lot of new brewers fall in love even before embarking upon their first fermentation. For those of you who, like us, are already passionate about hand- crafted beer, here’s the Deluxe Brewing Starter Kit.

Contains:

  • 6 Gallon Primary Fermentor, Fermometer, Bung, Airlock, Blowoff Assembly
  • 5 Gallon Secondary Fermentor, Fermometer, Bung, Airlock
  • 6.5 Gallon Bottling Bucket, Bottling Spigot, Bottle Filler, Bottling Tubing
  • Auto-Siphon, Siphon Tubing
  • Beer Bottle Brush
  • Bottle Capper, 60 Caps
  • Instructional Getting Started in Homebrewing DVD
  • Cleaner/Sanitizer
  • Carboy Brush

Our Deluxe kit uses a pair of large glass bottles called carboys as vessels in a two-stage fermentation process. The additional equipment and extra steps taken with the Deluxe Starter Kit reward the brewer with clearer, cleaner- tasting beer as well as the ability to brew a wider range of styles as your confidence grows and sudsy repertoire expands!

To help speed you on your way, we’ve hand-picked three great beer recipe kits for you to choose from (see their descriptions below). And when you brew with Northern Brewer you never brew alone—you’ll also get a copy of our FREE Getting Started In Homebrewing DVD, plus a laminated step-by-step instruction sheet for brew day.

HERE’S THE FUN PART! Every starter kit comes complete with your choice of recipe kits. Just pick one of the three classic Northern Brewer recipes below and you’ll have all the ingredients you need to take your new gear out for a test drive.

Caribou Slobber Brown Ale Like your brews tall, dark and drinkable? Then try Caribou Slobber Brown Ale. Perfect for fans of sub- stantial craft beer, this ale is full-bodied and smooth, deliciously dark without a hint of bitterness. Guaranteed to become your new favorite session beer.

Irish Red Ale If you’re looking for a perfectly-balanced, crowdpleasing pint, you can’t go wrong with our Irish Red Ale. There’s a reason this kit is our best-seller. Actually, three reasons: great, medium-bodied taste, rich coppery color and enticingly low aging requirements.

American Wheat Beer Or keep it clean and crisp with our American Wheat—a spritzy and refreshing warm-weather brew, light in color and body, with a subtle but- heady dose of West Coast hoppiness. Deliciously drinkable.

 

Note: Testing the specific gravity of your batch is the best way to keep tabs on fermentation, and for us to help troubleshoot by phone or email. We highly recommend adding our Mad Brewer Upgrade Kit or Brewery Essentials Gravity Testing Kit.

Deluxe Brewing Starter Kit

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Great but can have more Review by Eric
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I asked for this as my anniversary present last March. I like how it has most everything, and I recommend it to everyone that will listen. I do think that a Deluxe kit should come with a hydrometer and spoon.
Other than that, I have no complaints. Order this, the kettle, spoon, and filter kit; more sanitizer and PBW; and a hydrometer. He'll, just order the kegging kit and do it right. You're gonna want them soon enough.

PROST!!!!! (Posted on 1/23/14)
amazing Review by rich
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You get a glass thermometer with this kit but it's not listed so I went out a bought one.....o well.....I am Brewing my first beer kit tomorrow which is the Irish Red Ale... the packaging was supreme and it showed up very fast I did buy a 5 gallon pot and a dark star burner ..... (Posted on 1/13/14)
Seriously Everything but a Brew Pot Review by Justin
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After many years of saying I'd get into home brewing eventually, I finally brewed with a classmate of mine who uses Northern Brewer. He showed me it was not as complicated as my uncle made it out to be many years before (which as a good chemical engineer, he does everything from scratch)

By the time I left my classmate's place, I had the Northern Brewer catalog circled and ordered this kit when I got home. A week later (there were some holidays in between), the kit showed up at my door.

Aside from a $70 kettle I picked up at Walmart, this thing had everything I needed to brew my first batch of Caribou Slobber. I was especially delighted that the kit even included a packet of dry yeast which takes no time to prep (I was delighted because I had a fit of paranoia come over me on the Saturday before the expected Monday arrival that i wouldn't have yeast, and I would have to wait until I could go to the local home brew store or place another order online).

All said, the beautifully decorated box showed up right as I was getting home from work on Monday evening, and even the UPS guy was complimenting my new delivery. I opened it up, got to cleaning and sanitizing, and before long I was adding ingredients. Fortunately, the temperature outside was a record low, so cooling didn't take as long as it could have. But, I will advise to do yourself a favor - buy an immersion chiller. It'll make your cooling time MUCH much shorter.

All-in-all, this is a great starter kit. You'll have most everything you need to make many batches of great beer. For me, my first batch is now fermenting and I've already ordered the next kit! (Posted on 1/7/14)
Everyone love's it! Review by Thad
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This is a great beer. A few months after I brewed this I started doing partial mash brews. But this is an extract brew that I will keep in the rotation. It was good after a few weeks in the bottle. But if you are patient and wait 4-6 weeks, you will be amazed at how much better this beer gets. Shared at a party and a lot of wine drinkers kept coming back for more after taking a taste. Bold & robust, yet smooth. (Posted on 1/2/14)
Great product!! Review by Strangebrew14
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I ordered this kits to start building my brew setup. It gave me everything I needed minus the brew pot and some brewing comforts and even came in an awesome box :0) highly recommend for anyone looking to get into an amazing hobby..cheers! (Posted on 1/2/14)
Great Product Review by Jesse
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Brewed my first batch of beer today. With this kit it was easy and straight forward. Can't wait to see how it turns out. (Posted on 1/1/14)
Great deal Review by Joye
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The kit has everything that you need, except an extra bucket for 2 stage fermentation, which we bought. The best part was your first brew makings are included. The competitors that I priced did not include this.
Our brew is currently fermenting and we are excited about the outcome. (Posted on 12/26/13)
Great kit, only missing one thing Review by Ron
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I'm currently brewing my first batch and am looking forward to enjoying my first home brew. The kit has every thing needed, but it would be nice to have a lid for the bottling bucket. (Posted on 12/26/13)
Super impressive Review by Chris
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I received the deluxe brewing kit with glass carboys for Christmas. I was very impressed by the packaging alone. Everything was packed very well in an attractive box. The interior box with all the tools comes with a label that identifies each piece for easy storage. All of the pieces were clean and of high quality. The kit came with detailed instructions and the brew kit (Caribou Slobber) instructions were very clear and easy to understand. I watched the included DVD and I brewed my first batch of beer this afternoon, followed the instructions exactly and had absolutely no problems. My batch is bubbling and alive and fermenting away at this moment. I just placed another order tonight for another beer kit and some other equipment (hydrometer and more sanitizers, caps, etc). This is going to be a great hobby and Northern brewers makes it fun and easy! (Posted on 12/26/13)
Awesome Kit Review by Jeff
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I love this kit!!

I bought it last month and now fermenting my 4th brew.

I do, however, wish that I waited to buy the kit since Northern Brewer is giving away a free burner with purchase. :( (Posted on 12/12/13)

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