Innis & Gunn Rum Cask (add rum?)
I'm working on creating an I&G Rum Cask clone. I've started with a strong scotch ale recipe that I think will be close.
Should I add a little rum and oak cubes or should I just add a little rum that has been oak aged?
I was going to add rum (to taste) and oak cubes for a week or so. But I wonder if a good oak aged rum would get me the same result with less trouble?
Just had my first I & G rum cask. I love it! Gonna try to do something similar.
Figured I would throw this in here instead of making a new thread. I pieced together some bits and pieces from around the internet, and brewed up this recipe last weekend, hoping it will hit the I&G Rum Cask pretty closely (it tasted amazing going into the fermenter).
Innis and Gunnish - Rum Cask
Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Wyeast Scottish Ale
Yeast Starter: Yes
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.0
Original Gravity: 1.077 (est)
Final Gravity: 1.020 (est)
Est ABV: 7.5%
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 4 @ 67
Secondary Fermentation (planned): 7-14 on 2 oz rum soaked oak chips
11# Maris Otter
1# Victory Malt
1# Munich Malt
1# Crystal 60L
2.4oz Roasted Barley
1.6oz Chocolate Malt
0.75oz East Kent Goldings (60 min)
0.75oz East Kent Goldings (30 min)
We started soaking the oak chips in Captain Morgans Private Stock a few days before brew day, and they smell great. Methinks this is going to be delicious... :tank:
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