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Old 11-13-2010, 07:52 PM   #1
Nov 2010
Waukegan, IL
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I want my first extract recipe to be an Oatmeal Stout but I only have a loose idea on where to begin. Any ideas would be greatly welcomed.


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Old 11-14-2010, 04:55 AM   #2
Sep 2007
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Have you browsed the recipe database here? I bet you will find a good recipe there.

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Old 11-15-2010, 06:14 PM   #3
Sep 2010
Salt Lake City, Utah
Posts: 17

I'm brewing this tonight:

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Old 11-15-2010, 08:52 PM   #4
Nov 2010
Follansbee, WV
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Brewers best released a seasonal oatmeal stout this month. I just put one on last Saturday so I can't tell u how it is. However I've done a couple bb kits and loved them. Hope that helps

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Old 11-15-2010, 11:52 PM   #5
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Feb 2010
Athens GA
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I'm sipping my next-to-last bottle of oatmeal stout.. extract kit from Midwest. It's pretty good. I aged it 6 months. It's a little on the weak side for ABV, I'd recommend bumping up the gravity with an extra pound of DME or LME. I used the WL Irish Ale yeast upgrade. It's a little sweet... perhaps it would be better to use the cheaper dry yeast that would attenuate a little higher.

Then again... you want "creamy"... the sweetness definitely has a creamy effect, might be just what you want!

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