Originally Posted by andvari7
I picked up a properly-sized funnel, a pound of chocolate, and another Rogue Morimoto kit. My first five-gallon kit, I felt that this was my first real failure, after the success of my IPA.
I am about to get some dinner, but then I will spray a carboy to keep out the light.
I sprayed both 1-gallon carboys with black spray-on bed-liner. It does the job well, but after the fermentation, I'll rough up the glass, and spray it down again.
What I didn't expect to do was brew the Rogue, and then brew 1 gallon of my own recipe - 4:1 of Maris Otter to choc-rye. 3 oz. of Amarillo over an hour, with Safale US-05. Fermenting nicely, with a healthy blow-back. I expect to rack to secondary on 3/8, possibly brew another original - 5 Gambrinus ESB, pepper, grains o' paradise, and then Citra bomb, ending with a Wyeast Irish Ale pitch.