Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong Beer Kit

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Your Label Peelers Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong 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.

Introducing the Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong beer kit – your ultimate companion for a delightful home brewing experience! Unleash your inner brewmaster and embark on a flavorsome adventure as you create a rich, full-bodied, and delectable Belgian Dark Strong ale right in the comfort of your own home. With our comprehensive beer kit, you'll be brewing like a pro in no time, while you and your friends indulge in the tantalizing taste of Twilight Juice.

Inside this treasure trove of brewing goodness, you'll find a carefully curated selection of top-quality ingredients. Your Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong will be brimming with character, thanks to 6 lbs. of Pilsen Dry Malt Extract, 1 lb. of Chocolate Malt, and a delightful medley of specialty malts including 8 oz. each of Caramel 80L, Brown Supreme, and Aromatic Malts, as well as 4 oz. of Black Malt. To elevate your brew to new heights, we've also included 1 lb. of Dark Candi Sugar for added depth and complexity. Your taste buds will dance with joy as they encounter the perfect balance of hoppy bitterness and fruity notes, courtesy of 1 oz. each of Tettnang, Perle, and Huell Melon Hops.

So, are you ready to take the plunge and embark on an unforgettable journey of brewing mastery? The Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong beer kit is here to guide you, providing all the essentials to help you create an enchanting and sumptuous ale that you and your loved ones can't resist. Cheers to you and your new brewing adventure – because life is too short for ordinary beer!

  • ABV: 7.2% 
  • IBU: 11
  • SG: 1.070
  • FG: 1.016
  • SRM:46

- 6 lbs. Pilsen Dry Malt Extract
- 1 lb. Chocolate Malt
- 8 oz. Caramel 80L Malt
- 8 oz. Brown Supreme Malt
- 8 oz. Aromatic Malt
- 4 oz. Black Malt
- 1 lb. Dark Candi Sugar
- 1 oz. Tettnang
- 1 oz. Perle Hops
- 1 oz. Huell Melon Hops
- Yeast Energizer / Irish Moss Combo Packet
- 1 Packet of Dry Yeast (Lallemand Abbaye Belgian)


- 60 minutes: Tettnang Hops (Bittering)
- 15 minutes: Perle Hops (Aroma)
- 5 minutes: Huell Melon (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. Stir in dry malts and dark Candi Sugar until fully dissolved.
5. Bring your wort up to a rolling boil.
6. Add the hops according to the hop schedule.
7. Boil for 60 minutes, stirring occasionally.
8. At the 15 minute hop addition also add the Yeast Energizer / Irish Moss Combo Packet.
9. 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.
12. Ferment at 68-70°F for 10-14 days.
13. Once fermentation is complete, transfer to a bottling bucket and stir in 5 oz. priming sugar. Mix until evenly distributed and bottle your beer.
14. 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 Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong

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 Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong 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 Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong 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 Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong 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 Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong 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 Twilight Juice Belgian Dark Strong, 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.  





Legislation passed in 1885 enabled Belgian brewers to produce German-style, bottom-fermenting beers, which sparked a surge in industrial-scale brewing in the country.