Tallgrass Velvet Rooster Pro Series All-Grain Kit

SKU: U0824

A Belgian Tripel that lives up to its name, Velvet Rooster pours a golden straw color with brilliant clarity. Topped with a lofty pure white head, the beer has a wonderful floral nose with subtle fruit notes. The taste is clean and crisp, with subtle fruit notes and a touch of candy-like sweetness.

Recommended: 2-stage fermentation and yeast starter.

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Recommended: Deluxe 10 Gallon All-Grain System

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A Belgian Tripel that lives up to its name. Smooth and carefully crafted like a fine velvet painting, but with an 8.5% ABV this bird has some spurs! The beer pours a golden straw color with brilliant clarity. Topped with a lofty pure white head, the beer has a wonderful floral nose with subtle fruit notes. The taste is clean and crisp, with subtle fruit notes and a touch of candy-like sweetness. The beer has a Champagne-like effervescence that provides a crisp offset to its sweet finish. While a pint glass is always nice, Velvet Rooster would also be at home in a tulip glass or Champagne flute.

Since 2007, Tallgrass Brewing Co. has been crafting award-winning ales at the edge of the Flint Hills in Manhattan, Kansas. In addition to the quality of their beer, they’re known for their packaging, sense of humor, and an adventurous, experimental spirit that’s true to their homebrewing roots. Tallgrass chose Northern Brewer to help bring their recipes to homebrewers everywhere through our Pro Series line of beer kits - cheers!

A note on yeast: Tallgrass uses White Labs WLP530 Abbey Ale; with Tallgrass' blessing, we suggest Wyeast 3787 as the default option so customers (especially mail order customers) can more easily evaluate viability before brewing.

Recommended: 2-stage fermentation and yeast starter.

Additional Information

Beer Kit Yield 5 Gallons
Recipe and Instructions Click Here!
Regional Style Belgian
Beer Style Trappist/Belgian Ale
Color Light
Original Gravity 1080
Total Time to Make 2 months

Customer Reviews

excellent beer Review by JOHN
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My first attempt at brewing a Belgium style. It came out excellent. Not the biggest fan of Belgium beer, but now need this in my rotation. The alcohol will sneak up on you, so be wary!! (Posted on 7/9/13)
outstanding Review by JOHN
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Just can't get enough of this. My first attempt at a Belgium style beer. Used a starter, had great fermentation. I let it sit in primary about one month, then tossed it in the keg. Crystal clear. It's tasty, smooth, unique flavor will bring you back to you tap time and again. (Posted on 6/13/13)
Outstanding Brew Review by Thierry
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Been Brewing since 1993 and this was a very pleasant surprise, I made a 10 gal batch with yeast starter and added 16oz of Agave extract to raise the gravity. All I can say is Wow! the fruit comes forward, slightly dry and clean after taste, you can't just drink one but dangerous after three. Great job to those who put this together and oh, after two weeks in the conditioning carboy the beer was very clear, as if it was filtered. I will definitely brew this often. (Posted on 1/18/13)
It has everything that you can ask for Review by Richdub
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After 17 yrs of homebrewing...I finally found my Swan Song. I love everything about this beer. I can't think of a Belgian Tripel out there that I have enjoyed more than this. Thanks NB but more importantly Tallgrass Brewing you have a new fan for life. (Posted on 9/22/12)
It has everything that you can ask for Review by Richdub
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After 17 yrs of homebrewing...I finally found Swan Song. I love everything about this beer. I can't think of a Belgian Trippel out there that I have enjoyed more than this. Thanks NB but more importantly Tallgrass Brewing you have a new fan for life. (Posted on 9/22/12)
Awesome Review by rob nyc
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Just Kegged this bad boy after 6 weeks. (2 in primary,4 in secondary). use White Labs yeast i got locally. Amazing smell and taste. Had a great fermentation at a steady 68. Great banana and slight plum aroma. Gonna allow it to age a little in the keg. Cleared up Nice. Can not wait to drink this up. Will Buy again!!!! (Posted on 9/6/12)
tasty... Review by Dave in CO
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This was my first kit purchase, and I ordered it on a whim after watching the Brewing TV episode on Tallgrass. Put it in the keg 4 days ago, and I have been sampling frequently. Very, VERY tasty beverage, is this one. Can't wait for it to get carbed up properly and clear up a little. EXCELLENT! (Posted on 8/20/12)

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