Liquid Chocolate Extract - Page 2 - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Liquid Chocolate Extract

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-05-2007, 09:10 PM   #11
the_bird
10th-Level Beer Nerd
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
the_bird's Avatar
Recipes 
 
May 2006
Adams, MA
Posts: 20,883
Liked 523 Times on 420 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Rhoobarb
Ordinarily, I'd agree. Except when it comes to getting the same chocolate flavor you get in a Young's Double Chocolate Stout - a true dessert beer. I'd read that Young's uses actual chocolate nibs. After searching out a few recipes, I came up with mine and it is pretty close. Rogue's Chocolate Stout, while good, is just not the same, IMHO.
Yeah, I should have specified - you don't NEED chocolate if you're going for a subtle hint of chocolate. I have no more intentions of brewing dessert beers, so the alternative didn't really register in my head!

EDIT: Better link...
__________________
Come join Yankee Ingenuity!

"I'm kind of toasted. But I looked at my watch and it's only 6:30 so I can't stop drinking yet." - Yooper's Bob
"Brown eye finally recovered after the abuse it endured in Ptown last weekend, but it took almost a full week." - Paulie
"no, he just doesn't speak 'stupid'. i, however, am fluent...." - motobrewer
"... I'll go both ways." - Melana

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2007, 09:18 PM   #12
bradsul
Flyfisherman/brewer
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
bradsul's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Sep 2006
Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,893
Liked 30 Times on 24 Posts


Not sure of any of the US online suppliers but paddockwood here in Canada carries a chocolate extract. I assume one of the major US suppliers has it too.
__________________
Brad
Canadian Brewers Unite!


Projects: Sylvania Kegerator Conversion, Tower Cooling, Grain Milling Station

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2007, 09:52 PM   #13
elkdog
 
elkdog's Avatar
Recipes 
 
May 2007
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Posts: 1,086
Liked 6 Times on 6 Posts


Scharffen Berger here in Berkeley sells chocolate nibs. I've tasted them, and they are not sweet, but if your beer is already sweet, they should work.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2007, 03:57 AM   #14
raceskier
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Recipes 
 
Feb 2007
Port Townsend, Washington
Posts: 609
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts


Thanks for the help guys. I've just been continuing to taste many different commercial beers since I started homebrewing. I'm currently on a stout kick. I did try the Rouge Capuccino Stout, (drinking one at the moment) and just brewed a NB 1554 clone, which by category is probably a Schwarzbier, but comes off like a sweet chocolate stout. I'm going to follow up the extract leads. I'll let y'all know how it turns out.

Brew what you like!
__________________
Primary: , Boddington's Clone, Mirror Pond w/Marris Otter
Secondary:
Bottled: Fullers ESB Clone
Kegged: Mirror Pond Clone
Drinking: BM's Kona Fire Rock, Dead Guy Clone, Alaskan Amber Alt Clone, Firestone DBA Clone, Magnum/Crystal IPA
Next up: Burton IPA

 
Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2012, 03:19 PM   #15
Herky21
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
Herky21's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2012
Des Moines, IA
Posts: 308
Liked 15 Times on 15 Posts


Put the amount of chocolate that you want in a double boiler. Melt it. Mix with vodka.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2012, 10:07 PM   #16
Frogmanx82
Recipes 
 
Nov 2012
Posts: 143
Liked 17 Times on 13 Posts


I make my own extract by mixing vodka and cacao nibs. I use about a cup and a half of vodka to a cup of cacao nibs, let it set at least a week. Pour off the vodka and discard the nibs. Freeze the vodka and then separate the clear liquid from the fat which is on the bottom. I pour off most of the clear liquid and then used a coffee filter on the rest by setting it in the freezer overnight to strain through. Yields about a cup of dark clear vodka.

Now the hard part is figuring out how much to add to a batch.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2012, 01:14 PM   #17
Vaughan123
Recipes 
 
Nov 2012
Posts: 6

I like dark chocolate daily after my lunch.
I heard dark chocolate is good for the heart health and keeps the heart healthy by burning the fat and controling the cholesterol level which can be harmful for the heart health.
__________________
fitness Rutherford

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2012, 08:42 PM   #18
lou2row
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
lou2row's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2009
NW Ohio, Ohio
Posts: 530
Liked 46 Times on 31 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by Orfy View Post

I love steak and a pint of bitter but I ain't going to make meat beer!
mmmmmmmmmmmmmm.............. meatbeeeeeerrrrrr.................

aaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.................. .
__________________
Do you know the place
Where my home brew waits for me?
refrigerator

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2013, 06:23 PM   #19
jlcsomiss
Recipes 
 
Mar 2013
Posts: 2

Use cocoa powder rather than Bakers chocolate. The Bakers chocolate has an emulsifier that will cause the head to dissipate. I made an orange and chocolate porter using 8 ounces.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2013, 06:32 PM   #20
LoneTreeFarms
Recipes 
 
Mar 2010
Fort Dodge, Iowa
Posts: 425
Liked 42 Times on 37 Posts


http://www.midwestsupplies.com/choco...ract-4-oz.html

midwest carries it, i haven't used it personally but it's available
__________________
Hangovers are the wrath of Grapes!

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Liquid or Dry Malt Extract kb9vzh Recipes/Ingredients 5 05-05-2009 01:57 AM
Difference in Dry Malt Extract and Liquid Extract ohill1981 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 12-09-2008 03:44 PM
Liquid vs dry extract craigrigney Extract Brewing 17 09-02-2008 03:12 PM
Dry/liquid extract? xpoc454 Extract Brewing 20 10-14-2005 09:08 PM
Extract: dry vs liquid Philly_BrewGuy Extract Brewing 19 04-02-2005 04:49 AM


Forum Jump