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Old 01-28-2014, 10:04 PM   #1
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Default Celtic Stout

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: WLP004 Irish Ale Yeast
Yeast Starter: 1.0 Liter
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: None
Batch Size (Gallons): 6
Original Gravity: 1.063
Final Gravity: 1.018
IBU: 52.1
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 34.3
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14
Tasting Notes: Roasted coffee with a hint of chocolate, touch of whiskey on the back end

Thought I would throw this out here. My friends, who aren't afraid to tell me if my recipe sucks, keep coming back to this one. I love it, but am biased...

Celtic Stout
American Stout (13 E)Type: All Grain
Batch Size: 6.00 gal
Boil Size: 8.28 gal
Boil Time: 60 min
End of Boil Vol: 7.28 gal
Final Bottling Vol: 5.50 gal
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
Date: 22 Dec 2013
Efficiency: 70.00 %

Prepare for Brewing
Create a yeast starter with 1.00 l of wort

Mash or Steep Grains
Mash Ingredients Amt Name Type # %/IBU
12 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 2 78.7 %
1 lbs Barley, Flaked (1.7 SRM) Grain 3 6.6 %

ADDED FOR LAST 3O MINUTES OF MASH
12.0 oz Black Barley (Stout) (500.0 SRM) Grain 4 4.9 %
12.0 oz Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 5 4.9 %
4.0 oz Pale Chocolate Malt (200.0 SRM) Grain 6 1.6 %
Mash Steps Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 4.86 gal of water at 167.6 F 156.0 F 45 min

Batch sparge with 1 steps 5.45gal of 168.0 F water

8.0 oz Milk Sugar (Lactose) (0.0 SRM) Sugar 7 3.3 %
1.25 oz Chinook [13.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 8 42.8 IBUs
2.00 oz Cacao Nibs (Boil 15.0 mins) Flavor 9 -
0.75 oz Chinook [13.00 %] - Boil 10.0 min Hop 10 9.3 IBUs

Estimated Post Boil Vol: 7.28 gal and Est Post Boil Gravity: 1.063 SG

1.0 pkg Irish Ale Yeast (White Labs #WLP004)
1.0 Liter Starter

Primary Fermentation (14.00 days at 67.0 F ending at 67.0 F)
Secondary Fermentation (14.00 days at 67.0 F ending at 67.0 F)
4.00 Cup Coffee - Cold Steeped (Secondary 14 days)
12.00 oz Whiskey - Irish (I used Powers) (Secondary 7 days)

Carbed at 2.3

Notes
Dark grains added 30 minutes into Mash
Powers Whiskey to taste to secondary, post steeped coffee

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Old 02-23-2014, 12:07 AM   #2
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I just entered this into the Drunk Monk. Curious to see how it scores...

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Any response yet on how this scored? I am looking to make a Jameson Stout...like the look of the bill on this one.

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Old 03-23-2014, 09:18 PM   #4
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Yeah, it scored a 30. Comments were a bit too roasted with some astringency. Needs a little more body. Overall quite well done.The roasted flavor dominated the chocolate and whisky.

I just brewed it again, with some changes. I still think it's pretty good, but am curious how the changes work.

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