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Caribou Slobber 1 Gallon Extract Recipe Kit


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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.

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Caribou Slobber 1 Gallon

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Product Details
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.
Additional Information
Beer Kit Yield1 Gallon
Recipe and InstructionsClick Here for Caribou Slobber 1 Gallon Extract Recipe Kit Brewing Instructions
Regional StyleUSA
Original GravityNo
Total Time to MakeNo
4.6 / 5.0
61 Reviews
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Very good
We enjoy the taste very smooth and Rich I might experiment with the hops in future batches. Don't you have any recipes for a Scottish ale
August 4, 2017
4 months ago
Good beer
This was my first time making this brew. I fermented for two weeks, & warm conditioned for three weeks, then threw them into the fridge. Roasted chocolate aroma was present, mild bitterness, & had a earthy taste. It was good, it didn't taste bad. It just wasn't as hoppy as I was hoping for. If you don't like hoppy beers I highly recommend this beer.
July 5, 2017
6 months ago
only one problem
I bought 2 kits at one time to make 2 gallons, everything went perfect. The ale came out really well and everyone that tried it liked it. The only problem that I had was that the fizz drops that came with the kit were too big to fit inside the neck of my 16 ounce Grolsch bottles. They did fit inside a 12 ounce bottle and luckily I had enough to bottle with.
July 5, 2017
5 months ago
Malty, balanced, and easy to brew!
This was our first brew and my goodness is it delicious! Malty and balanced and really easy to make :)
May 26, 2017
My third attempt at brewing.
I am going to brew this again. I believe the four star ratting was more me not knowing what I was doing. Very drinkable anyway.
May 20, 2017
8 months ago
This was a great kit and I can't wait to make more.
April 10, 2017
9 months ago
Great little kit
This is my first time brewing beer, coming from mead making. This kit was wonderful! The instructions were easy to follow and my beer is currently fermenting and is looking great. I can't wait to try it! Had some wonderful aromas and color during the boil!
September 18, 2016
Caribou slober 1 gal
Very tasty everything you need. Well worth a larger batch
September 1, 2016
Best Beer So Far!
This is my 4th brew. I cannot describe my delight with this particular kit! I have already ordered it again! (I’m going to make it into a Pumpkin brew.) I’m love the complexity and depth of this recipe. I guess there is a reason that it is SO popular! :-)
August 28, 2016
Looking forward to brewing this
Looking forward to brewing this beer
June 17, 2016
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What are the specialty grains in this kit?
Brian S on Oct 4, 2015

.4 ounces Black Malt

1 ounce Caramel 80 L

1 ounce Pale Chocolate
When I moved the wort from the pot to the carboy, the level was a couple inches below the "one gallon" lettering on the side. I know I started with the right amount of water, but should I have added more at some point?
L A on Feb 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The instructions say to add water up to the 1 gallon mark
Im new to home brewing and this is the first kit I've made. After about two days, I noticed that the yeast is not working hardly at all on the the second day of fermentation. Is this something I need to worry about or just wait until bottling day on the 27th of Feb?? Thanks in advance.
Eddie M on Feb 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, they will activate if the temperature gets up to the appropriate range. You can also wrap the fermentation vessel in a towel/blanket to help retain heat if the location tends to be cold. However, if the temperature gets too high (75 degrees or higher), this can create too-rapid fermentation conditions, which lead to off-flavors in the beer.
Does the 1 gallon kit come with yeast?
K E on Dec 7, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it came with everything that was needed for the recipe
If I wanted to make 2 gallons of this do I just get 2 kits and brew them together?
A shopper on Oct 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: That would work. It may be about the same price as a normal five gallon kit. I liked this. So did everyone who sampled it. I was lucky to get a gallon or so from a five gallon kit.
Is this beer able to be shelved for an extended period of time? (2-3 months)
Michael H on Jul 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I have found no issues storing any of the recipes I've made. I do small batch so drive the 6 pack right away and save up the remaining 4 bottles for months until I have a variety pack of kinds to share.
Do I need to rehydrate the yeast like the yeast package says, even though the instructions do not mention it?
A shopper on May 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hi there, we do not recommend rehyrating the yeast. You can just sprinkle it on top of your wort. Cheers!
How long does it take to brew 1 gallon of brown ale?
Michael L on Jun 6, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The actual, on-the-stove brewing time will be a few hours. Then it is cooled, and then fermented for a few weeks in the jug, and then bottled up. Once bottled, you usually wait about two weeks or so with the beer at room temp for it to naturally carbonate in the bottles. Then chill and enjoy! -Mike W, Northern Brewer
What is the abv % of this brew?
Q U on Jan 15, 2016

It really depends on how fermentation goes, but if all goes well, it should finish right around 5% abv.

Let me know if you have any other questions!


What's the approximate IBU of this beer?
M U on Oct 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: I am not sure what the level is but in my taste buds say very low bitterness.
What are the specialty grains in this kit?
Brian S on Oct 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The grain blend is as follows:

English Black Malt - .025 lbs

Briess Caramel 80L - .0625 lbs

Fawcett Pale Chocolate - .0625 lbs

Cheers! -Tyler
How many grams of yeast come in the small batch packet?
A shopper on Nov 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The yeast that comes with those will be a 5 gram pack, more than enough for a 1-gallon recipe kit.

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