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Offline fakr

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Chocolate Milk and Pumpkin Pie Stout
« on: October 31, 2012, 01:25:00 PM »
Took Kyle's stout recipe and seasonalized it.

15GAL recipe assuming 68% brewhouse efficiency.

24 lbs Pale 2-Row
3 lbs Vienna Malt
3 lbs Wheat Malt
2 lbs 4oz Chocolate Malt
2 lbs 4oz Roasted Barley
2 lbs Rice Hulls
1 lb 8oz Quick Oats
1 lb 4oz Dark Brown Sugar
1 lb 8oz Milk Sugar (lactose) (add after fermentation is almost complete, or into the keg)
6.6 lbs Pure Pumpkin (Canned)
4 tbsp Powdered Cocoa
5 oz Challenger Hops
2 tbsp Irish Moss
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1/8 tsp ground clove

Mash:
60 minutes @ 152F
-add cocoa and pumpkin to mash tun for full 60 minutes.
Batch sparge

Boil:
2.5 oz Challenger @ 60 mins
2.5 oz Challenger @ 30 mins
Cinnamon, ginger and clove @ 30 mins
Brown sugar  @ 5 mins
Irish Moss @ 5 mins

Estimates:

OG = 1.066
FG = 1.014
ABV = 6.82%
IBU = 36.6
SRM = 35.6

Making this tonight.

Note:  Will evaluate sweetness of stout just prior to kegging, and will add an appropriate amount of lactose to the keg to achieve the desired sweetness if required.
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Offline Kyle

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Re: Chocolate Milk and Pumpkin Pie Stout
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2012, 05:35:13 PM »
looks great!
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Re: Chocolate Milk and Pumpkin Pie Stout
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2012, 10:00:33 PM »
Sounds very interesting!
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Re: Chocolate Milk and Pumpkin Pie Stout
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2012, 10:23:42 PM »
That's a shitload of lactose, probably gonna be pretty damn sweet.

edit: My bad, 15 gallons.
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Re: Chocolate Milk and Pumpkin Pie Stout
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2012, 11:55:54 PM »
The wort smells and tastes delicious.  
I couldnt find any lactose tonight so had to leave it out.  I'll source some tomorrow and will consider sweetening either in the primary or on kegging day.
I'm hoping the sweetness will bring out a hint of cocoa and pumpkin pie.
I'll have to edit the recipe above to reflect the lack of lactose in the boil and the spices i used.
Just a pinch of cinnamon, ginger, and a very tiny amout of clove.
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Re: Chocolate Milk and Pumpkin Pie Stout
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2012, 10:21:49 AM »
This finished @ 1.016 and was sweet enough that I didn't add lactose.

This beer turned out really well.  Nice thick creamy brown head, low-medium bitterness, medium chocolatemalt flavor.
Very very slight pumpkinspice aftertaste.  So slight that it could be overlooked.  Will add 1.5x the pumpkin, spice, and cocoa additions next time.

The higher alcohol content (~6.7% abv) is masked by the malty, chocolate rich body. Very smooth.  

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