Home Brew Forums > Recipe Database > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Stout > Chocolate Cherry Hootie Dog Stout

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-09-2009, 12:51 AM   #11
MarshyTheKid
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Spokane, Wa
Posts: 83
Default


Are you using chocolate milk mix? Or actual 100% cocoa?

__________________
MarshyTheKid is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-09-2009, 01:53 AM   #12
ChshreCat
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ChshreCat's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Camano Island
Posts: 11,261
Liked 457 Times on 363 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default


Quote:
Originally Posted by SewerRanger View Post
22 oz in chocolate bars. 3 tbsps of cocoa is about 1 oz of chocolate bar. Remember you're working with 5 gallons of liquid.
Cocoa is nearly pure chocolate. It's not equal ounce by ounce to a chocolate bar. By that logic, you could add 22 oz of chocolate extract and expect it to be the same.
__________________

"Science + beer = good!"
-Adam Savage

ChshreCat is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-09-2009, 11:44 AM   #13
SewerRanger
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Baltimore
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default


Quote:
Originally Posted by MarshyTheKid
Are you using chocolate milk mix? Or actual 100% cocoa?
I'm using 100% baking chocolate like the recipe says.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ChshreCat
Cocoa is nearly pure chocolate. It's not equal ounce by ounce to a chocolate bar. By that logic, you could add 22 oz of chocolate extract and expect it to be the same.
100% cocoa baking chocolate is just that, 100% cocoa in bar form. Haven't you ever baked anything before? You can substitute 3 tblsps of cocoa + 1 tblsp of oil for 1 oz of chocolate. You need to add the oil when baking to substitute the natural oils that are left in the bar but not in the powder.
__________________
SewerRanger is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-09-2009, 03:02 PM   #14
ChshreCat
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ChshreCat's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Camano Island
Posts: 11,261
Liked 457 Times on 363 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default


Quote:
Originally Posted by SewerRanger View Post
I'm using 100% baking chocolate like the recipe says.

100% cocoa baking chocolate is just that, 100% cocoa in bar form. Haven't you ever baked anything before? You can substitute 3 tblsps of cocoa + 1 tblsp of oil for 1 oz of chocolate. You need to add the oil when baking to substitute the natural oils that are left in the bar but not in the powder.
Ahh, my mind was on the track that you were using cocoa in the tinned powdered form. 22oz would be one radical amount if you were. LOL

How was your head? Did the oil in the bakers chocolate cause you any problems?
__________________

"Science + beer = good!"
-Adam Savage

ChshreCat is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-09-2009, 03:51 PM   #15
SewerRanger
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Baltimore
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default


Doesn't seem to have. I don't get a whole heaping load of head, but I do get a little bit. For some reason that just sounds wrong.

__________________
SewerRanger is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-20-2009, 04:34 AM   #16
Mead_guy_from_md
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: MD
Posts: 7
Likes Given: 1

Default


This sounds really interesting. I just started A.G. brewing and I think this will be either next or second in my queue. How is the new batch going?
~Phillip

__________________
Mead_guy_from_md is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-30-2009, 09:49 PM   #17
MarshyTheKid
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Spokane, Wa
Posts: 83
Default


I just got my ingredients in today and I'll be brewing this on Saturday. Just to be sure, Dextrine is also called Carapils(Austin Homebrew Supply), correct? Or did I screw that up?

__________________
MarshyTheKid is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-01-2009, 11:44 AM   #18
SewerRanger
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Baltimore
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default


Quote:
Originally Posted by MarshyTheKid View Post
I just got my ingredients in today and I'll be brewing this on Saturday. Just to be sure, Dextrine is also called Carapils(Austin Homebrew Supply), correct? Or did I screw that up?
You got that correct. Hope you enjoy it.
__________________
SewerRanger is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-26-2009, 03:58 PM   #19
bmgd70
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: odessa, mo
Posts: 23
Default


just to be sure before i order ingredients. the dextrine-carapils discussion refers to the 'dextrose' listed in the recipe? all 3 of them being the same thing, correct? sorry.

__________________
bmgd70 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-26-2009, 05:49 PM   #20
SewerRanger
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Baltimore
Posts: 66
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default


Quote:
Originally Posted by bmgd70 View Post
just to be sure before i order ingredients. the dextrine-carapils discussion refers to the 'dextrose' listed in the recipe? all 3 of them being the same thing, correct? sorry.
Yes, but only because I spelt Dextrin as Dextrose. In real life Dextrose (you probably know it as glucose) and Dextrin are different.
__________________
SewerRanger is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Chocolate Cherry Stout Brewmeister Jeff General Beer Discussion 6 08-03-2012 07:15 PM
chocolate cherry stout sudbuster Recipes/Ingredients 23 04-12-2012 11:36 AM
Cherry Chocolate Stout Mcbobs Recipes/Ingredients 18 09-19-2011 02:53 AM
Chocolate Cherry Stout XanderBrew Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 09-23-2009 11:43 PM
Help with a chocolate cherry stout. Bobby1579 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 13 04-12-2008 09:21 AM