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Maple Bacon Brown - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Maple Bacon Brown - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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Description

Maple Syrup, Bacon and Beer. You will be the brewer who makes this happen, maple, bacon and beer together... on tap... in your house. You will be revered and worshipped like the holy grail.  Low whispers will trail your every move.... "There he goes, the ONE who makes bacon beer".  

As for us... we had to test maple bacon syrup for six months to get it right. Then we had to brew maple bacon beer for another six months to get the recipe right. It was awful. But don't shed a tear for us... we brew beer like it's our job. Well, actually it is our job. 

Complexity! This is a brown ale that is amazingly complex, with no one flavor dominating the other.  We use six different flavoring malts including, Abbey Malt, Caravienne, Crystal 60, Carapils, Chocolate, and Cherrywood smoked for unmatched depth. On that amazing base we add one pound of our out of this World Maple Bacon Candi Syrup.  To make this syrup, real smoked bacon is cooked at high temperature in artisanal small batches of liquid candi sugar. We then finish the beer with a couple ounces of East Kent Golding hops that seamlessly blends in earthy, floral characteristics and adds the final dimension.  With its amazing combination of rich, subtle flavors and mild bitterness this is the perfect beer to have on tap when the weather turns a bit chilly.  

  • Makes 5 gallons
  • Estimated Original Gravity:1.049-54
  • SRM (Color Range): 19-20
  • IBUs: 35-40
  • Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 5.4%

 

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. To find our yeast recommendations, choose your preferred kit option above and then select the drop-down menu under “Yeast Options”.  For more info, click on the recommended yeast(s) below in the “You Might Also Need” section below. All included steeping grains will come milled.
 
 
Liquid Malt Extract (LME) vs. Dried Malt Extract (DME)
MoreBeer! recipe kits are offered in both Liquid Malt Extract and Dry Malt Extract so that our customers can choose the format that best suits their needs and brewing style. LME is a viscous liquid, similar in consistency to maple syrup. In addition to being the more affordable option, many brewers find LME easier to handle than dry extract. DME is more condensed and comes in a powder format that is similar to baking flour. Although it’s a little more costly, DME is naturally lighter in color and stays fresher for longer. We highly recommend DME when brewing light colored beers.
 
 

 

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Made a typical beer style already, wanted something with more flavor and I love maple anything
Joseph N on Jun 8, 2022
Sounds interesting
Sam C on Jun 19, 2020
Made a typical beer style already, wanted something with more flavor and I love maple anything
Joseph N on Jun 8, 2022
Sounds good
Gerry H on Oct 6, 2020
Sounds interesting
Sam C on Jun 19, 2020
Have brewed before, but maple and bacon were faint, even dry-hopping 6 strips of crushed cooked bacon. Will add second bottle of maple bacon candy from the flavoring section.
Charles B on Mar 31, 2020
Holidays coming up
Peter Danish on Nov 6, 2019
Because...BACON
Brian H on Jun 4, 2019
I love bacon
Adam L on Dec 15, 2018
because its amazing
Tinna W on Aug 10, 2018
really good !
Tammy L B on Jul 12, 2018
Sounds good
Gerry H on Oct 6, 2020
Have brewed before, but maple and bacon were faint, even dry-hopping 6 strips of crushed cooked bacon. Will add second bottle of maple bacon candy from the flavoring section.
Charles B on Mar 31, 2020
Reviews

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Rated 5 out of 5
Great Fall Beer
It was all I could do to not pour this on my pancakes (maybe I did!!!)
December 17, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic!
Wow! Love this beer. Brewed from extract with the White Labs London Ale yeast and I can't get over how great this beer is. Starts with a very warm and malty brown ale and adds just the right amount of interest with maple and bacon. Not overdone at all - just a wonderful beer. I'll definitely brew this again.
December 6, 2019
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Really good beer, not overpowering maple and bacon flavor
October 28, 2018
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
wow
This was a great beer! Not over powering, went fast!
June 23, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5
Extra ingredients equals extra flavor
Calagione's Extreme Brewing Book inspired me to go extreme with this recipe: I doubled it in all respects, and kicked in one and one-half pounds of honey. So with two kits, I still made a five gallon batch. My OG was 1.110 and after a second yeast addition using a starter and stir plate plus a one-minute fermenter oxygen blast, my FG ended at 1.030 and a 10.7% ABV. I got great comments on the richness of bacon and smoke flavor. I rate this in the top five of my thirty-odd brews. Adding extra candy syrup as suggested in a previous review would be a good suggestion. I will brew this again, probably as I did this time.
August 11, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5
Full of flavour and not overpowering
Subtle brown ale, lots of flavour and not overwhelming.
May 6, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5
excellent brown ale
This was an easy to follow recipe. produced an exceptionally smooth brown ale. While none of my tasters said bacon they all agreed it was very good; most commented on a "smokiness", several noted the maple; I found the maple very subdued which I was hoping for. Would definitely brew again but would recommend 1 additional candi syrup if you really want a pronounced flavor. Side note- I added syrup at flame out, perhaps to primary would be wiser...comments welcome please because I will make again.
April 11, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5
Is it wrong to drink this with breakfast?
Bought this when it was first on sale, a nice smooth brown ale, with a very balanced bacon taste. It is not over powering, it is the perfect blend of beer and bacon.
March 21, 2015