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Old 09-05-2009, 11:56 PM   #1
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1# Gambrinus Honey malt
1# chocolate malt
steep @ 160 for 35 min. in 1.5 Gal H20
Boil for 20 min
1# DME- Plain extra light
1 can apple juice concentrate
1/4 t. citric acid
1 T. irish moss
3 Gal. apple juice
Nottingham Yeast

S.G. of 1.056

Looks pretty dark from the chocolate malt. Interesting to see if it lightens up.

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Old 09-06-2009, 03:48 AM   #2
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I think that's a lot of chocolate malt to pair with something with a very delicate flavor like apple cider/juice. Is this what you are going for? Perhaps I'm thrown off because maybe steeping wont extract nearly as much flavor as doing all grain with a pound of chocolate. This is what I'm use to.
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Old 09-06-2009, 04:01 AM   #3
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probably won't lighten. sounds pretty chocolatey, but might be good. let us know how it comes out. hope your Notty wasn't from the recalled batch...
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