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Default All-Grain - Meathead's Triple Chocolate Stout

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: WLP004
Yeast Starter: yes
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.057
Final Gravity: 1.017
IBU: 26.7
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 43 srm
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 10 days @ 65*
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 20 days @ 60*
Tasting Notes: smooth, not sweet- chocolate flavor and bitterness with a hint of sweetness

Ingredients

Amount Item Type % or IBU
5.50 lb Pale Ale Malt 2-Row (Briess) (3.5 SRM) Grain 52.0 %
2.00 lb Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 18.9 %
0.80 lb Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 7.6 %
0.80 lb Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 7.6 %
0.30 lb Barley, Flaked (Briess) (1.7 SRM) Grain 2.8 %
0.30 lb Wheat, Flaked (1.6 SRM) Grain 2.8 %
0.20 lb Caramel Malt - 120L (Briess) (120.0 SRM) Grain 1.9 %
0.20 lb Caramel Malt - 40L (Briess) (40.0 SRM) Grain 1.9 %
1.00 oz Fuggles [4.50%] (60 min) Hops 20.1 IBU
1.25 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00%] (15 min) Hops 7.5 IBU
0.30 lb Malto-Dextrine (Boil 5.0 min) Misc
0.33 oz Chocolate Extract (Secondary 5.0 days) Misc
1.00 oz cocoa powder, unsweetened (Secondary 10.0 days) Misc
3.00 oz cocoa powder, unsweetened (Boil 60.0 min) Misc
5.00 oz cocoa powder, unsweetened (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
0.20 lb Brown Sugar, Dark (50.0 SRM) Sugar 1.9 %
0.16 lb Milk Sugar (Lactose) (0.0 SRM) Sugar 1.5 %
0.13 lb Milk Sugar (Lactose) (0.0 SRM) Sugar 1.2 %
1 Pkgs Irish Ale (White Labs #WLP004) [Starter 35 ml] Yeast-Ale



Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Measured Original Gravity: 1.057 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.018 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.1 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.1 %
Bitterness: 27.6 IBU Calories: 257 cal/pint
Est Color: 42.9 SRM Color: Color


Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body Total Grain Weight: 10.10 lb
Sparge Water: 2.97 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F TunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE Mash PH: 5.4 PH

Name Description Step Temp Step Time
Mash In Add 10.88 qt of water at 171.7 F 154.0 F 60 min
Mash Out Add 7.07 qt of water at 194.3 F 168.0 F 10 min



Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).
Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn Sugar Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 oz Carbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 F Age for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F

Notes

came out with 4.5 gallons in primary with 1.064 SG. added 1/2 gallon water (boiled/cooled) and hydrometer adjust gives 1.056-58 adjustment. don't know choc affects SG...big prob with stuck sparge....
2 squares baker's chocolate tempered and boiled for 60minutes
added 2 oz lactose & 1 oz cocoa to secondary
BOTTLED 4 gallons with 1 oz lactose and .75 oz. malto-dextrine

The longer you can let this age- the smoother the outcome. I've had this bottled for 8 months- and it tastes great. My advice, if possible, is to let this bottle condition for ATLEAST 2-3 months. Sure, you can have a few after a few weeks, but try and keep 90% in stock. You'll enjoy it after a few weeks, but after 3 months you'll be amazwed that it is the same beer.

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