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As shrewd as any British trader, the pirate barons courted silks and spices to trade on the blackmarket. Gold and silver to line their coffers - and one treasure they valued above all else – the legendary ales brewed in Britain to withstand the long voyage to India. Rum was seafarer’s swill next to a hogshead of India Ale!
Rooted in the rich tradition of India Pale Ales, our recipe is kissed with malt as dark as the sea on a moonless night, for a dark and hoppy marriage made in homebrew heaven. A gentle bitterness sets the initial tone. Next comes opulent notes of rich malt, followed by boastful American hops with resinous tea-leaf undertones. Bergamot, pine, grapefruit, and a hint of chocolate complete the hop-heavy finish, yielding an ale that’s definitely worth plundering for.
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Beer Kit Yield 5 Gallons Recipe and Instructions Click Here for Pirate's Plunder India Dark Ale All-Grain Kit Brewing Instructions Regional Style USA Original Gravity 1064 Total Time to Make 6 weeks
- 4.7 / 5.03 ReviewsTasty kitQuality NB kit as always. Having the Midnight blend detailed in the previous comment helped, although would be nice to include that description with the kit. That 1 lb sure adds a lot of color.
Personal modifications: I added 1 cup of brown sugar at flame out and then added 0.25 oz Amarillo and 0.25 oz Centennial for dry hop in keg. I used the Wyeast 1098 and this was drinkable at 3 weeks at 7.8%.
In short, will buy again.January 24, 2017I am ready to ride the waves and say yo ho!I just bought the "Pirates of the Caribbean" Series so I could consume 5 gallons of hearty grog and feel "pirate'ty". Savvy? Bound to be a favorite in my galley! You know NB never steers you wrong! Say "Aarrr!!" Feels good, doesn't it?November 24, 2013Pirate's Plunder kitIngredients were all as described and delivered on time. It would be nice to know more about the grain blend used, since without stats I can't calculate the brew. I expect it to come out fine, but details would be nice.October 2, 2015Response from Northern BrewerThanks for the feedback! If you're ever interested in know what grains are in a particular grain blend
we're always happy to answer those questions for you. The Nocturnal Blend for the Pirates Plunder includes:
Fawcett Pale Chocolate 0.5 Lbs
English Dark Crystal 0.25 Lbs
Weyermann® Dehusked Carafa® III 0.12 Lbs
English Extra Dark Crystal 0.12 Lbs
I hope this helps
and feel free to contact us if you ever have questions or concerns. -TylerNovember 21, 2016Northern Brewer