Using chocolate mint in a stout.
My girlfriend has been growing chocolate mint in the backyard and I'm thinking of throwing some into my stout recipe. Anyone have some idea of how much I should use?
Btw, here's the recipe I threw together. I'd take some comments on it as well.
Amount Item Type
16.00 oz Carafa II (412.0 SRM) Grain
16.00 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM) Grain
8.00 oz Black (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM) Grain
8.00 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain
8.00 oz Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain
8.00 oz Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain
Boil Amount Item Type
60 min 48.00 oz Dark Dry Extract (17.5 SRM) Dry Extract
60 min 48.00 oz Light Dry Extract (8.0 SRM) Dry Extract
60 min 2.00 oz Northern Brewer [8.50 %] (60 min) Hops
60 min 8.00 oz Brown Sugar, Dark (50.0 SRM) Sugar
30 min 1.00 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (30 min) Hops
1 Pkgs Irish Ale (Wyeast Labs #1084)
BrewSmith give's me
I may add a bit more to get the ABV up around 8%.