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Old 07-10-2012, 05:30 PM   #1
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I tried BJ's Tatonka stout some time back and loved it. I looked through the recipes here, but only found one with the search function, and it was said to be different. Not that I need/want it to be exactly the same, but I am after a strong cup of coffee taste without too high of an alcohol content as I enjoy drinking a few.

Here is what I came up with:

4 lbs Briess pilsen LME
1 lb Briess Bavarian wheat DME
1/2 lb crystal 120
1/2 lb Hugh Baird chocolate malt (529)
1/2 lb brown sugar, light
1/4 lb Hugh Baird roasted barley (550)
1/4 lb Briess extra light DME (starter)
1/8 lb Hugh Baird black patent (560)
1 oz Columbus (15.2%) @ 60 mins
1272 American Ale II

1.055/1.014
40* SRM/46.8 IBUs (tinseth)
5.5% ABV
2.9 avg boil
4.5 gal yield

Will this give me what I'm after?
Would you make any changes?

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You'll get some slight Coffee notes from that grain bill, but I would suggest just adding some coffee to it. I like to put a 1/4 of Whole Beans in my Porter, at the end of Primary for 3 days. It gives a very forward coffee flavor.

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Old 07-10-2012, 05:47 PM   #3
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If you want a strong coffee flavor, you definitely should use some real coffee. The café au lait stout I have on tap right now was made with cold-brewed coffee that I added at kegging time. It's strong ... fantastically so.

You can read my recipe here:
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I agree with adding cold brewed coffee at bottling/kegging. I did this with a coffee brown I just made and it worked perfectly.

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Cold brewed coffee? Brew a pot and let it cool?
Yankee: Do you use the whole beans like a dry hop?
So the only change would be to add coffee? How much? The stronger the better?
I came up with this recipe by looking at what BJ's uses and kinda matched it to the one recipe that came up in the search, but I had to reduce the amounts with the darker grains as I was in the 50's in SRM. Initially I had 1 lb of crystal, 1 lb of roasted barley, and 1/4 lb of black patent. I'd assume adding coffee will greatly alter the SRM. Should I care less about the # and up these ingredients? Black is black after all...

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Heres a video that shows how to do it. Its super easy and I do it for the coffee that I drink....

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I read the first thread linked and now see about the cold brewing.

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KeyWest: Thanks! Videos are always great! Nothing left to figure out. Much appreciated!

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Yep, Whole Beans right in the Primary.

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Heres a thread I started as well. A lot of people posted what type of beans they have used and how they chose to add them. Might help you..... http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f14/what...ou-use-329340/

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