Originally Posted by TTB-J
I've heard that the book "Brew Strong" has some good info on cold steeping - you might see if you can get your hands on a copy to see if the thoughts in there align with what you're trying to do.
Thanks for the suggestion. My gameplan is to cold steep the dark grains for flavor and color, without worrying about getting fermentables at all.
I'll get the fermentables from my non-dark grains (about 8+ pounds) and maybe even add a little extra DME.