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- Use your deductive powers to uncover a refreshing, easy drinking brown ale. You may observe a creamy biscuit, caramel, and toasty spice flavor, while an earthy cocoa and light hop character dominate the aroma.
As you delve deeper, a light spice from the rye malt lurking in the shadows may reveal itself to you. Deceptively light in body, covertly big on flavor, and it’s only available from Northern Brewer.
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Beer Kit Yield 5 Gallons Recipe and Instructions Click Here for Private Rye Undercover Brown Ale Recipe Kit Brewing Instructions Regional Style USA Original Gravity 1056 Total Time to Make 4 weeks
- 4.8 / 5.018 ReviewsTasty rye flavorEasy kit to use, with resulting good rye flavor. Enjoyable to the last drop!November 18, 2017Purchased
9 months agoPrivate Rye Brown Ale4 weeks from boil to lips. Wonderful beer. Will brew it again!April 9, 2017Purchased
11 months agoGreat anytime beerI have made this one 3 times over that past several years. It always seems to be a popular one with my friends and family. This was my first experience with rye grain and I really enjoy the unique flavors it imparts on the beer. It's an easy brew, ready to drink in a short 4-6 weeks.February 21, 2017Purchased
1 year agoDelish! Ordering a 2nd kit nowRecently kegged and YUM! Eminently drinkable. Also good in chili, lol. Ordering another kit to share with my homebrew club at the xmas exchange, it's that good.November 26, 2016Easy, excellent brewThis was my fourth brewing attempt. This is my best effort so far. I modified the recipe a bit and added a 1/2 cup of dark maple syrup to the boil. I added 2 additional ounces of Cascade hops towards the end. I used a teaspoon of Irish moss as a clarifier. Two weeks in the primary at 65F and one week in the bottle at 70F, and they taste fantastic already. Will be hard to let them age a few more weeks. OG 1.051; FG 1.010May 1, 2016Great kitEverything arrived in a couple of days. I enjoyed brewing up this kit. Can't wait for a teast in another week. It would be great if the house could always smell like drew day.April 22, 2016Absolutely my favorite homebrew!Of all the brown ales I have made, this one was hands down the best. It really peaked at 4 weeks after bottling. Didn't last long after that.March 31, 2016Very goodI really enjoyed this brew and will plan to make it again some time. If you are getting into home brewing great beer to try out.March 9, 2016Private Rye Undercover Brown AleI'm a brown ale fan and was a little worried about trying a rye version of one but this turned out great. It's like a slightly peppery version of a brown ale and only 4 weeks till it's ready. Think I'll have one now.September 30, 2015Best Brown So FarI am a fan of both IPA's and Brown Ales. Two taps are dedicated to each one of these. This browns a keeper. Brewed as directed by instructions, 10-day fermentation, kegged and conditioned for 3wks prior to tasting. I've been savoring this beer for just over a week now and I'm very impressed. It has a good balance of malty character with a slight hop character for balancing. The finish is cleaner than most browns. Nice cocoa and caramel notes. So far, this is my favorite NB brown ale. In an effort to persuade undeserving non-brown ale lovers to try my wife's cream ale over wasting this jem, I named it "Skid Mark".August 13, 2015
- Browse 3 questions Browse 3 questions and 2 answersHas anyone added honey or molasses to this kit?The kit comes with one oz of Columbus hops but the recipe calls for half an oz. has anyone added the full oz?BEST ANSWER: I thinks it's perfect with half ounce! The other half is extra and so feel free to save it for a rainy day or a 'kitchen sink' brew. I have not tried it that way personally and we recommend following the recipe, at least the first time to get an idea for how the beer is supposed to be. Cheers!I brewed this last Saturday. Followed the kit and didn't have any problems brewing. I have strong bubbling in my blowoff hose but I didn't have much Krausen in the fermenter. In fact, most of it is gone already. Should I be concerned? Also, the temp has been between 66 and 68. The yeast was pitched around 70 degrees.