Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale Beer Kit

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Your Label Peelers Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale Original Beer Kit never sits on a shelf. Your grains are crushed to order. Your ingredients are packed fresh and you don't pay for a flashy box. It's all about providing you with the freshest ingredients for you to make your best beer.

Are you ready to embark on a brewing adventure that will leave your taste buds begging for more? Look no further than the Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale beer kit! This kit is designed to satisfy your cravings for a light coffee-colored beer with a perfect balance of sweetness and bitterness.

Picture yourself pouring a glass of this delectable brew, its rich hue enticing you to take that first sip. The secret lies in the carefully selected ingredients that make up this exceptional beer. We've combined 6 lbs. of Light Dry Malt Extract with a blend of specialty malts, including 1 lb. of Caramel 60L Malt, 1 lb. of Maris Otter Malt, 8 oz. of Caramel 120L Malt, and 8 oz. of Brown Malt. These malts work together to create a complex flavor profile that will leave you craving more.

But we didn't stop there! To add a touch of nutty goodness, we've included 2 oz. of East Kent Golding Hops. These hops not only provide a subtle bitterness but also help to balance the sweetness of the beer. And to take it to the next level, we've added 4 oz. of Pecan Flavoring and 4 oz. of Vanilla Flavoring (using 2 oz. of each). These flavorings infuse the beer with a delightful nutty and vanilla essence, making it a perfect companion for a bowl of ice cream (ice cream not included, unfortunately).

Brewing your own Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale is not only a fun and rewarding experience but also a chance to create a beer that is uniquely yours. With this kit, you'll have everything you need to unleash your inner brewmaster and craft a beer that will impress even the most discerning palates.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your brewing equipment, roll up your sleeves, and get ready to dive into the world of brewing with the Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale beer kit. Your taste buds will thank you, and your friends will be begging for a taste of your homemade masterpiece. Cheers to your brewing success!

ABV: 5.9%
IBU: 25
SG: 1.060
FG: 1.015
SRM: 17


- 6 lbs. Light Dry Malt Extract
- 1 lb. Caramel 60L Malt
- 1 lb. Maris Otter Malt
- 8 oz. Caramel 120L Malt
- 8 oz. Brown Malt
- 2 oz. East Kent Golding Hops
- 4 oz. Pecan Flavoring (Using 2 oz.)
- 4 oz. Vanilla Flavoring (Using 2 oz.)
- Yeast Energizer / Irish Moss Combo Packet
- 1 Packet of Dry Yeast (SafAle US-05)

Hop Schedule

- 60 minutes: 1 oz. East Kent Golding Hops (Bittering)
- 15 minutes: 1 oz. East Kent Golding Hops (Aroma / Flavor)


1. Heat 2-3 gallons of water to 155°F.
2. Place grains in a grain bag and steep in the hot water for 30 minutes.
3. Remove the grain bag and discard.
4. Bring the wort to a boil.
5. Once boiling, add the malt extract and stir until fully dissolved.
6. Add the hops according to the hop schedule.
7. Boil for 60 minutes, stirring occasionally.
8. At 15 minutes add Yeast Energizer / Irish Moss Combo Packet.
9. Once boil is complete. Cool the wort to 70°F.
10. Transfer the wort to a fermenter and top off with cold water to 5 gallons.
11. Pitch the yeast and seal the fermenter. Allow 10-14 days or until fermentation is complete.
12. Transfer to a bottling bucket and stir in 5 oz. priming sugar and 2 oz. Pecan and 2 oz. of Vanilla flavoring. Mix until evenly distributed and bottle your beer.
13. Once bottled, allow 2 weeks for carbonation in a cool, dark room. Enjoy!


If you are making a beer kit for the first time, an equipment kit is a great and low-stress way to get all the equipment you need to make your Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale. 

This Brewer's Best Equipment Kit is top of the line and comes complete for a beginner brewer.

  • Equipment kit includes: 
  • 6.5 Gallon "Ale Pail" Primary Fermenter with Grommeted Lid 
  • 6.5 Gallon "Ale Pail" Bottling Bucket with Spigot 
  • Easy Clean No-Rinse Cleanser 
  • Auto-Siphon 
  • 5 Gallon Glass Carboy 
  • Plastic Paddle
  • Carboy Brush
  • Hydrometer
  • Liquid Crystal Thermometer
  • Bottle Brush
  • Black Beauty Capper
  • Econolock
  • Drilled Bung
  • Lab Thermometer
  • Bottle Filler
  • Siphon Hose with Shut-off Clamp
  • IO-Star
  • 20 qt. Brew Pot
  • Equipment Instructions

star sanSanitizer and Spray Bottle

Good sanitation practices are absolutely fundamental to good beer making. Five Star San is the premier sanitizer you will need to make your Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale beer kit. A great practice for extra protection is to have a spray bottle filled with sanitizing solution so you can re-sanitize everything that touches or goes near your beer. Sanitation is much more difficult with beer than wine because beer has a higher pH. Wine's high acidity makes bacterial infection less likely but with beer, one small mishap can cost you your batch. 

amber beer bottleBottles

When your Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale is done, you will need bottles. This standard 12 ounce bottle is a good choice. You will need 54 for a 5 gallon batch. Bottles do not come with caps.

5 gallon glass carboy


The 5 gallon carboy pictured here is the standard size for any beer kit. If you have never worked with a carboy, it is important to know they should not be moved full without a carboy handle or a carrier. 

brew-pot.pngBrew Pots

The pot pictured is an 8 gallon pot that is perfect for any beer kit or a standard 5 gallon batch. 

wart-chiller.pngWort Chillers and Thermometers

Wort Chillers and Thermometers are long term investments. It is important to chill your Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale wort quickly. The quicker you chill it the stronger the cold break will be. You also need a good thermometer that reads fast temperature fluctuations.  


Auto-siphons are a great luxury item to have in your brew equipment. Once you have one you will never go without it again. Don't forget to use a heavy duty sanitizer to clean it since you don't want to replace it as often as hoses. A good sanitizer for that job is Five Star San. 


The fermenter pictured here is standard for a 5 gallon beer kit.


 Many people reuse their hoses for far too long. Replacing your hoses often or even using as single use items is highly recommended with beer making. Hoses are very hard to clean and beer is very susceptible to bacterial infection. You do not want to risk losing your Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale over a few feet of unsanitary hose. 


Pouring your wort into a carboy can be tricky. Use a big funnel made just for the job. They even have different mesh screens to remove particles. 


It is recommended to replace airlocks often. Because they never physically touch the beer, the sanitation risk is too often overlooked. Bacteria can spread without physical contact in a closed environment and plastic stubbornly harbors bacteria.   

6.5 stopperStoppers and Bungs 

Bungs and stoppers should also be periodically replaced. They can dry out and harbor bacteria. 

 carboy brushCarboy Brush

Keeping your carboy clean before and after use is key to avoid bacterial infection in your beer. A carboy brush is a great tool to get into those nooks and crannies. 

bottle-washer.pngStainless Steel Carboy and Bottle Washer

Stainless Steel Carboy and Bottle Washer is a convenient way of cleaning your bottles and/or carboys.  This high quality tool will come in handy.  Hooks up straight to your faucet with the bottle washer adapter (#4804) and puts out plenty of pressure to clean those stubborn stains from beer bottles that have been sitting around. 

bottle capperCapper

When you bottle your Pecan You Dig It Brown Ale, you will need to cap your bottles. This capper is inexpensive, easy to use and does not require attaching to a counter. It has a magnet to hold the cap in place.  





The Hop Breeding Company, a joint venture between John I. Haas, Inc. and Select Botanicals Group, LLC, developed the HBC 394 cv special aroma hop variety and was funded by Sierra Nevada, Deschutes, and Widmer Brothers breweries. This variety is registered as a trademark under the name Citra Brand.