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Patersbier Extract Kit w/ Specialty Grains

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SKU# U1740

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Made only from pilsner malt, hops, and yeast, the complexity that results from these simple ingredients is staggering: perfumey floral hops, ripe pear fruit, sour apple, spicy cloves, candied citrus and a slight biscuit character on the drying finish ... a monk's session beer.

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Stan Hieronymus (author of Brew Like a Monk) and Kristen England (BJCP Continuing Education Director) bring you this very special kit. "Brouwerij'ed" on the left side of the Belgian town Malle solely for consumption by the reverent Cistercian brothers. This ale is not served or sold to the public, making it one of the rarest beers in the world. Made only from pilsner malt, hops, and yeast, the complexity that results from these simple ingredients is staggering: perfumey floral hops, ripe pear fruit, sour apple, spicy cloves, candied citrus and a slight biscuit character on the drying finish ... a monk's session beer.

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.
Additional Information
Beer Kit Yield5 Gallons
Recipe and InstructionsClick Here for Patersbier Extract Kit Brewing Instructions
Regional StyleBelgian
Original Gravity1047
Total Time to Make6 weeks
Reviews
4.5 / 5.0
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Surprise for light beer lovers!
This Patersbier is an average beer. I am giving it 4 stars because it was easy to make, tastes just as it's flavor profile describes, and it's a good beer to keep on hand for friends and family members who only drink light beers.
True to the description, this beer has an interesting candied pear flavor (almost like a cider), but then takes a unique turn with a balanced spice.
My dad and brother do not like IPA's. Searching for something interesting for them to try, I made this Patersbier kit. Upon the first sip, my dad with a surprised look on his face said, "Wow!... What is that I'm tasting?".
Make this for a party or gathering and watch the light beer drinkers enjoy it!
August 6, 2017
Purchased
9 months ago
The Monks Got it Right!
I love this one & come back to it over & over. The monks definitely got it right & Northern Brewer locked in this kit.
July 8, 2017
Purchased
9 months ago
daily bread
This is a nice drinking beer. Easy to make, refreshing. Must be forgiving because it comes out great for me every time. A few weeks after the initial conditioning and it tastes great.
February 27, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Tasty and easy to brew
I'm about 2 weeks into the bottles and this beer tastes great. Fruity with a slight Belgium yeast character, you could easily add some extra hops to this. Easy to drink too. Kudos Northern B!
June 6, 2016
W/ abbey ale yeast
Wow. Didn't condition it or anything. 3 weeks and it's great. Used a whirlfloc tab. The yeast adds a lot of flavors.
May 3, 2016
Great!
Bringing this to my bachelor party! I tried a few bottles and it is a definite winner!
April 25, 2016
premature
It is still in the primary.
February 25, 2016
Great beer.
Such an easy brew... And always great!
February 3, 2016
Delicious
I added an extra LB of DME and it came out amazing. Would do again.
October 9, 2015
Patersbier Beer Kit
Love it. My favorite beer kit so far. Working on my second batch. Ready to order a third kit.
October 2, 2015
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This is a general extract kit question, but I'll be brewing this next so I'll ask here. If I wanted to do a full 5 gallon boil could it alter hop utilization enough to result in overly bitter brew? Is it better to just work with the 2.5 gallons called for in the recipe and add cold water at the end? Just figure I have less chance of scorching and such with a more diluted wort at 5 gallons.
William S on May 31, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hey William, short answer, yes it will slightly alter the hop utilization but I do not think it will be enough to dramatically change the bitterness of the beer. I would go ahead and boil all 5 gallons, just know it will be more difficult to cool, depending on your setup. Using 5 gallons during the boil, instead of 2.5 gallons creates a more dilute solution which will extract more bitterness. I recommend you use online calculators like brewersfriend recipe builder to confirm the IBU of the recipe when going from 2.5 gallons to 5.
I received a 1oz packet of German tradition hops. So I weighed out the 0.5oz from it and stuck to the recipe. I was just wondering if the recipe was written wrong or if I got extra hops?
A shopper on Apr 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You did the right thing following the recipe. The hops packages all come in 1 oz sizes unless you get a bulk package. Keep the extra hops in your refrigerator just in case you want to use them on a later batch.

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