Recipe Type: All Grain
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.75
Original Gravity: 1.086
Final Gravity: 1.017
Boiling Time (Minutes): 75
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 35
Tasting Notes: Fantastic!!
Brew date 01/09/2011
Yeast: 1056 - 2.5L starter on stir plate
~5.33 gallons to primary, 5 to keg
single infusion @ 152 @ 1.33 qts/lb - fly sparged
75 minute boil due to high relative humidity on brew day
13.25 two row - american
1.5 flaked oats
1.0 roasted barley
.75 pale chocolate
6oz 120 crystal
60 ibu worth of columbus (ctz) @ 60 mins
1.25oz willamettes @ 10 mins
5oz godiva cocoa @ 15 mins
1 lb light brown sugar @ 20 mins
this was kegged 02/17/2011 for 2.0 volumes and tapped a few days later.
This beer would be fantastic aged in a barrel or on some oak. I was originally going to add coffee, but it was so good without it, I left it out.