Home Brew Forums > Recipe Database > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Stout > Partial - Double Chocolate Oatmeal Snout

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-29-2011, 02:47 AM   #351
peanasky
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Central WI
Posts: 114
Liked 8 Times on 7 Posts
Likes Given: 8

Default


This is excellent. Brewed it this summer and have just really started drinking it. Damn this is tasty. Props to you for this recipe!

__________________
peanasky is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-29-2011, 10:44 PM   #352
landshark
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
landshark's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: lone jack
Posts: 1,095
Liked 94 Times on 79 Posts
Likes Given: 26

Default


Marking for tomorrow and my trip to the LHBS to get my specialties. Going to offshoot some with the AG way though...

__________________
landshark is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-30-2011, 06:25 AM   #353
ChshreCat
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ChshreCat's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Camano Island
Posts: 11,406
Liked 483 Times on 385 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default


Glad everyone's liking it. I need to brew some more. Went to beer storage and found I was out of this one!

__________________

"Science + beer = good!"
-Adam Savage

ChshreCat is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-03-2011, 05:08 AM   #354
RandalG
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
RandalG's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: The Windy City
Posts: 461
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts

Default


Hey chshrecat. Although your recipe sounds tasty and will be going onto my to do list my question is more about Wondercocoa. I'm doing an Imperial stout tomorrow and I'm trying to judge how much to use. I was wondering what's the longest you've kept a bottle of your DCOS.I'll likely lay some of mine down for awhile so I'm wondering if the flavor fades. Although I am a big fan of chocolate I wouldn't mind if it started out strong and faded to let some of the other flavors through over time. Your thoughts.

__________________
RandalG is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-03-2011, 05:37 AM   #355
ChshreCat
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ChshreCat's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Camano Island
Posts: 11,406
Liked 483 Times on 385 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default


At the amounts I'm using, 6-9 ounces, I've opened bottles after about 18 months or more and they're still cocoabombs. The Wondercocoa is good stuff.

__________________

"Science + beer = good!"
-Adam Savage

ChshreCat is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-03-2011, 10:31 PM   #356
RandalG
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
RandalG's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: The Windy City
Posts: 461
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts

Default


Well I decided to just dump the whole can in. After tasting a bit of powder it was very bitter but I mashed in @ 155 so the sample was on the sweet side and chocolaty. I may add some vanilla beans or coffee for some bitterness. I haven't decided yet or oak it as I like the coconut flavor oak brings to the table.Thanks for the advice.

__________________
RandalG is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-10-2011, 06:10 AM   #357
MBruno
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: san diego
Posts: 13
Default


Hey there, so I tweaked this receipe a bit in to a chocolate coffee oatmeal stout. I got a little sip of the beer as I was racking to the secondary this evening - it tasted great. It's about 26 GU's but it's also only 4 gallons as I'm adding 1 gallon of cold pressed coffee in the next few days.

I'm not sure what to do about the vanilla bean though. How do I sanatize / pasturize the bean to avoid infections?

__________________
MBruno is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-10-2011, 06:48 AM   #358
ChshreCat
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ChshreCat's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Camano Island
Posts: 11,406
Liked 483 Times on 385 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default


I just spray mine down with starsan a couple minutes before I split and scrape it.

but... it's usually done fermenting before the bean gets involved so the risk of infection is pretty minimal at that point.

__________________

"Science + beer = good!"
-Adam Savage

ChshreCat is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-10-2011, 03:17 PM   #359
RandalG
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
RandalG's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: The Windy City
Posts: 461
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts

Default


Or you can make a tincure or potion as Randy Mosher calls it using vodka or any other alcohol of your choosing . Just scrape the bean and cut into small pieces add everything to a small amount of vodka and let it sit for a week or so. Many people use vodka as it has very little flavor. The alcohol extracts the flavor from the bean. Then strain and dump the liquid in at bottling or kegging. Plus the alcohol kills anything you don't want in your beer and boosts your abv slightly. But as ChshreCat said. By the time you add it the alcohol in the beer itself will likely kill anything you need to worry about.

__________________
RandalG is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-11-2011, 12:24 AM   #360
MBruno
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: san diego
Posts: 13
Default


Cool - I just let it sit in vodka for a little while and threw the bean in. We'll see what happens I guess!

This is the second time I'm making this beer, first time I'm using the bean though (and chocolate too - forgot it last time haha)

__________________
MBruno 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
Red Brick double chocolate oatmeal porter recipe hammer one Recipes/Ingredients 7 12-08-2013 05:16 AM
Double Chocolate Stout z987k Stout 15 03-06-2009 12:31 AM
Red Brick Double Chocolate Oatmeal Porter recipe quest CaptSammy Recipes/Ingredients 5 12-07-2008 06:52 PM
double chocolate stout (ale) RickWG Extract Brewing 9 08-31-2007 07:04 PM
Oatmeal Chocolate..... something? bradsul Recipes/Ingredients 0 01-20-2007 09:24 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS